Laura Brown Consulting
Educational Psychologist - Creative PartnerEducational Psychologist - Creative Partner
Laura Brown Consulting;Educational Psychologist - Creative Partner

Clients/Selected Projects

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New Series/Universal Kids
Director of Research

  • Formative research and script consultation on season one of a new comedy series for preschoolers.

Carmen Sandiego (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Netflix)
Educational Consultant

  • Wrote the educational mission and guidelines for this new series for 7-11 year olds and their families.
  • Consulting on all script phases, premise through animatic.

Corn and Peg (Nick Jr.)
Educational Consultant

  • Crafted the curriculum for this new preschool series currently in production.
  • Formative research and script consultation.

The Polos (MarcoPolo Learning, Boat Rocker Media)
Educational Consultant

  • Script consultation on this new series for preschoolers, which explores the wonders of the natural world.
  • Consultation and formative research on MarcoPolo apps.

Development/Spin Master
Educational Consultant

  • Creating curricula for various new preschool series in development.
  • Bible and script consultation.

New Series/Dreamworks Animation Television
Educational Consultant

  • Educational consulting on several new series for bridge audiences currently in production or development.
  • Curriculum creation as well as bible review and script consultation.

New Series/DHX Media
Research

  • Formative research on two new series in development for preschoolers.

Wallykazam! (Nick Jr.)
Director of Research and Curriculum

  • Led the research and supervised all aspects of the curriculum on this literacy show.
  • Consulted on all script phases, logline through animatic.
  • Wrote the literacy curriculum and recruited the educational advisory panel.
  • Recruited, trained and managed the research department.

The Happy Hugglemonsters (Brown Bag Films, Disney Junior)
Director of Research and Curriculum

  • Educational consultation on all scripts.
  • Wrote the social emotional curriculum for the series.
  • Formative research

Nick Jr.
Curriculum Producer

  • Ongoing curriculum creation for shows in development.
  • Crafted an educational pedagogy and curriculum for the Nickelodeon Preschool brand, both on air and on line.
  • This included the development of curricula in seven areas: math, science, language and literacy, creative thinking and creative pursuits, social and emotional skills, social studies and world cultures, and physical health and fitness.

The World of Eric Carle
Director of Curriculum

  • Wrote educational mission and curriculum for the World of Eric Carle brand.
  • Developed a parent guide and packaging language to help parents understand how products support development.

Peter Rabbit (Silvergate Media, Nick Jr.)
Educational Consultant

  • Consulted on development of series and wrote curriculum on optimism and resilience.

The Adventures of Napkin Man (Little Tugboat Productions, CBC)
Educational Consultant

  • Consulted on the development of the series and wrote the curriculum on social/emotional skills.

3rd and Bird (Little Airplane Productions, Disney Junior)
Director of Research and Curriculum

  • Wrote the series curriculum on community building.
  • Designed a system and led simultaneous formative research with American and British children.
  • Wrote online curriculum synopsis and extension activities for parents.

The Wonder Pets (Little Airplane Productions, Nick Jr.)
Director of Research and Curriculum

  • Wrote the series curriculum on teamwork and problem solving.
  • Conducted formative research and script consultation on all three seasons of the show.

Ni Hao, Kai Lan (Nick Jr.)
Educational Consultant

  • Wrote the curriculum on emotion identification and regulation.
  • Served as script consultant on all three seasons of the series.

The Backyardigans (Nick Jr.)
Educational Consultant

  • Served as script consultant on four seasons.

Blues Clues (Nick Jr.)
Educational Consultant

  • Served as script consultant on five seasons.

WordWorld Jr.
Curriculum Consultant

  • Wrote early literacy curriculum and writer’s guide for this US Department of Education funded website for Two to Four year olds.
  • Recruited a panel of national literacy experts to advise the project.

Paz the Penguin, (Discovery Kids)
Director of Curriculum

  • Wrote the curriculum on resilience and optimism.
  • Consulted on outreach effort to Head Start and other learning facilities.
  • Served as member of educational advisory panel.

Houghton Miffling Harcourt
Dreamworks
Nick Jr.
DHS Media
Universal Kids
Disney Junior
Brown Bag Films
kids'CBC
CBeebies
Silvergate Media
Discovery Kids
eOne Family
Little Airplane Productions
The World of Eric Carle