9 Billion Schools: One School’s Journey – Educational Design Trends
Educational facility designs are changing in response to broader shifts in education. In this post, SHP Leading Design architects Jeff Parker and Dick Thomas outline 11 facility design trends and how they impact education.
The 9 Billion Schools “One School’s Journey” series covers SHP’s futurecasting efforts with Mercy McAuley High School. During the two-day futurecasting session, the transition team heard from various speakers on issues affecting the future of education—all with the goal of helping this new high school define how best to serve its students not just today, but 10 years in the future.
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It’s no secret I left SXSWedu inspired and energized by the conversations I had, people I met and best practices I learned. One of the sessions I most enjoyed was the Day 3 keynote address with entrepreneur, best-selling author and lifelong learner, Tim Ferriss.Read More 9 Billion Schools: One School’s Journey – Making a Case for the Future
In my last post, 9 Billion Schools: One School’s Journey, I shared a little about an important project SHP Leading Design has undertaken with Mercy McAuley, a new high school that will open in Cincinnati in the fall of 2018. Opening a new school is a feat unto itself, but the Mercy McAuley transition team has already made great strides toward establishing a vision for the new school that will thrive well into the future.Read More 9 Billion Schools: One School’s Journey – A Student’s Perspective
Our One School’s Journey blog series covers our work with two Cincinnati high schools which will merge in 2018-19 to create a brand new institution, Mercy McAuley High School. During a two-day futurecasting session, the Mercy McAuley transition team heard presentations from different stakeholders on a variety of issues affecting the school and community’s future. One of the sessions featured two students from another Cincinnati high school, who shared their experiences and perspectives on project-based learning.Read More 9 Billion School’s: One School’s Journey – The Changing Role of Technology
In our One School’s Journey blog series, I’ve shared how SHP leading Design is helping two Cincinnati-based, all-girls parochial high schools merge into a brand new institution called Mercy McAuley High School. Our role is to help the transition team determine what the new school will look like 10 years from now: curriculum to campus life, enrichment to internships, technology to teachers, student body to service. We’ve done that by leading a futurecasting exercise to imagine what the future may hold for Mercy McAuley, and what steps the school must take now to realize that future.Read More