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Collaborative Goal Setting

New Content and Self-Reflection Tool to Support Training & Curriculum Specialists

There is new content on Collaborative Goal Setting in the Learn Section of Lesson Two of the Program Management Course in the Training & Curriculum Specialist Track.

2019 Q1 Newsletter Update

VLS content updates, research updates, and ELM curriculum updates

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

2018 Q4 Newsletter Update

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

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

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 Q3 Newsletter Update

Extensive Layout, Aesthetic, & Content Updates

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

2018 Q2 Newsletter Update

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.

Food Service Course Released

New Focused Topics Course "Essentials in Child Care Food Service" Now Available

Seven lessons, developed for both seasoned and new kitchen staff in child care settings, cover a range of food service topics.

Gender Safe Course Released

New Focused Topics Course "Creating Gender Safe Spaces" Now Available

Learn the facts about gender identity and development to better support all children in your program.

2018 Q1 Newsletter Update

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.