Anne K. Soderman (email@example.com) is Professor Emeritus of Michigan State University, where she received her PhD in 1979. She served as Acting Chair of the Department of Family and Child Ecology from 2000-2002 and 2004-2006, and received the Distinguished Faculty award in 2002. She has been an educational consultant in over 30 international settings and currently serves as Research and Curriculum consultant to 3e International School in Beijing, China. She is co-author of Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum, 6th Ed. (2015), Guiding Children’s Social Development and Learning, 8th Ed. (2014), Creating Literacy Rich Preschools and Kindergartens (2008), and Scaffolding Emergent Literacy, 2nd Ed. (2005).