About the Author:

Laura J. ColkerLaura J. Colker is an international author, lecturer, and trainer in early childhood education. She is the author, or coauthor, over 150 publications and instructional guides and has contributed to the development of more than 40 educational videos and PBS programs. Dr. Colker is a coauthor of the widely-used The Creative Curriculum for Preschool, now in its sixth edition. Laura and Derry are the coauthors of High-Quality Early Childhood Programs: The What, Why, and How.

Laura J. Colker 's Books

  • High-Quality Early Childhood Programs: The What, Why, and How

    Authors: Laura J. Colker, Derry Koralek   Foreword by: Diane Trister Dodge

    Product Code:
    545776 (Softbound)
    545783 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-577-6 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-578-3 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 0–5

    Description & More Details

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    Early childhood experts Laura J. Colker and Derry Koralek offer detailed descriptions of what one should see in high-quality programs (and why) to provide a strong foundation of child development knowledge and principles translated into practice.

    Age focus: 0–5.

    Softbound, 193 pgs.

    $32.95  
    $32.95  
  • Caring for Children in Family Child Care, Volume 2

    Authors: Derry Koralek, Laura J. Colker, Diane Trister Dodge

    Product Code:
    108901 (Softbound)
    ISBN:
    978-1-879537-10-1 (Softbound)

    Description & More Details

    40% discount tag

    Completes the course with seven modules: communication, guidance, self, social development, families, program management, and professionalism.

    $19.57  
  • Making Lemonade: Teaching Young Children to Think Optimistically

    Authors: Derry Koralek, Laura J. Colker

    Product Code:
    546612 (Softbound)
    546629 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-661-2 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-662-9 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 3-6

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    Foundational principles partnered with practical, hands-on activities to help children become optimistic thinkers and learners.
    Age focus: 3–6
    160 pages

    $29.95  
    $29.95  
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