Putting the Early in Early Childhood Education 10.18.18

How early is too early for early childhood education? I’ll let you in on a secret—it’s a trick question. Because, as the saying goes, we are born learning! This common…

Secret Agents for Smart: Thoughts on COVID-19 and Early Childhood Education 10.02.20

COVID-19 continues to place untold stress and unprecedented challenges on every level of education. However, those involved in early childhood education face unique complications given the typical three-year-old’s impatience with…

Early Childhood Education Licensure: An Opportunity for Intentional Partnerships 03.02.18

…imaginative place for a child. This list of don’ts often extends to architecture—especially when designing early childhood educational environments and care facilities. For every project SHP Leading Design works on,…

Early Childhood Education: Where Pedagogy and Architecture Come to Play 08.05.21

…kids’ lives.” This is precisely why there’s so much at stake when renovating or creating Early Childhood Education (ECE) facilities. One could be forgiven for assuming ECE design is simply…

Early Childhood Education

Soin Early Childhood Center Project

Nellie Leaman Taft Early Childhood Center Project

Early Innovation for Early Learners 01.31.18

A Brief History of Early Childhood Education An ideal space for Early Childhood Education is fundamentally different from spaces designed for older kids. It feels obvious that this would be…

Approaches to Early Learning: Montessori 03.20.18

…approaches to early childhood education and examine their impact and reliance on space. While this series won’t provide a comprehensive examination of the history and evolution of early learning strategies,…