28 Jan 2020
New Focused Topics Course Now Available
This eight-lesson course builds upon foundational knowledge by highlighting strategies that prevent challenging behavior, promote social emotional competence, and support children with behavior challenges.
12 Dec 2019
VLS and ELM content updates, + 3 new FT courses coming soon
Courses covering Challenging Behaviors, Sexual Development & Behavior, and Trauma-Informed Care are anticipated Q1-2020.
04 Dec 2019
We salute the Department of Defense in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Military Child Care Act
A huge thank you to all of the teachers and staff that work to support more than 160,000 military-connected children around the world every day.
04 Nov 2019
Minimize the risk of cyberbullying, prevent exposure to explicit material, and teach digital citizenship
Child care programs must thoughtfully incorporate the use of the internet and devices into programs. New guidance is in the Safe Environments and Learning Environments courses for the T&Cs and Mgt. tracks.
27 Sep 2019
Latest in VLS content, technical and research updates
Check out our latest published content, our upcoming focused topics content, research, and more in our quarterly newsletter.
25 Sep 2019
Drs. Cynthia Buettner and Sarah Lang discuss VLS in online newspaper
Online newspaper, The EvoLLLution, highlights innovative approaches to 21st century higher education
05 Aug 2019
Activities and attachments in the IT track to be changed from PDF to HTML
As part of our efforts to continually improve the Virtual Lab School site based on user feedback and the needs of the Services, we are excited to announce the upgrade of activities in the Infants & Toddlers track.
11 Jul 2019
New Content for School-Age Staff
School-age children sometimes have multiple stressors that can lead to serious concerns of depression or suicide. New content from the VLS now provides information on identifying these risk factors.
18 Jun 2019
Three New Focused Topics Courses in Development
With direction from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Military Family Readiness Policy’s Children, Youth, and Families (OMFRP’s CYF) division, the Virtual Lab School (VLS) team is developing three new focused topics courses.