I-LABS has created a library of free online training modules. To view our modules, create an account by clicking the “register” button in the box to the right. If you already have an account, log in using your e-mail address and password.

These resources offer a space for the early learning community to engage with the latest science of child development. Modules present cutting-edge research in a way that is relevant, accessible, and useable. 

Each module takes 20-25 minutes to complete, and discusses a specific topic in child development. Topics range from brain development, to children’s imitation and language learning. Modules provide context and background to help users build a deeper understanding of early learning. This knowledge can support everyday interactions with children and inform programs and polices. 

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Module 1

Introduction to I-LABS

Module 2

Why the First 2,000 Days Matter: A Look Inside the Brain

Module 3

The Importance of Early Interactions

Module 4

The Power of Learning through Imitation

Module 5

Understanding Emotions

Module 6

Language Development: Learning the Sounds of Language

Module 7

Development of Attachment

Module 8

Attachment In Practice

Module 9

Sharing Attention During Early Childhood

Module 10

Language Development: From Listening to Speaking

Module 11

Bilingual Language Development

Module 12

Temperament in Early Childhood

Module 13

Race Today: What Kids Know as They Grow

Module 14

“Racing” Towards Equality: Why Talking to Your Kids About Race is Good for Everyone