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Activity Rework: Infants & Toddlers Track

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.

Supporting Children’s Emotional Wellness

12 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.

2019 Q2 Newsletter Update

25 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.

2019 Q1 Newsletter Update

27 Mar 2019

VLS content updates, research updates, and ELM curriculum updates

Spring is finally here, along with new content and features!

2018 Q4 Newsletter Update

31 Dec 2018

New in Q4: Language Diversity Courses, ELM Curriculum, and more

Purdue University's Early Learning Matters Curriculum is now in early release on VLS.

Language Diversity: Coaching Course Released

30 Nov 2018

New Focused Topics Course “Supporting Language Diversity: Coaching” Now Available

Tailored to the roles and responsibilities of trainers, coaches, and administrators, this three-lesson course highlights the benefits that multi-language settings bring to children’s development and trajectory.

Language Diversity: DC Course Released

07 Nov 2018

New Focused Topics Course "Supporting Language Diversity: Direct Care" Now Available

Three lessons introduce caregivers and teachers to methods that support all children's language development.

2018 Q2 Newsletter Update

06 Nov 2018

Additional Focused Topics Courses, Update on Program Tools and VLS Features

The Virtual Lab School now contains two additional courses in its Focused Topics track: Creating Gender Safe Spaces and Essentials in Child Care Food Service, making a total of three courses available in this track, including Social Emotional Learning for Teachers.

2018 Q3 Newsletter Update

10 Oct 2018

Extensive Layout, Aesthetic, & Content Updates

Content updates to Healthy Environments & Safe Environments. New features in Competency Reflections, Course Guides, and EOCAs.

2018 Q1 Newsletter Update

20 Jun 2018

All 15 Family Child Care Courses Now Published

Check out our latest published content, our upcoming focused topics content, research, and more in our first issue of our quarterly newsletter.