Community Colleges: One Path to a Better America 06.30.20

…our society that fuel racism and inequality. There’s so much in need of repair and, in some cases, to be dismantled and reimagined. Given the transformative power of education, a…

Peck Elementary: Exploring Connections to the Community Through Expeditionary Learning 04.15.22

…integrity, excellence, inclusion, diversity, strength of character and leadership. Like other progressive educational models, EL is rooted in a student-centered environment that promotes creativity, innovation, collaboration, critical thinking and problem-solving….

The Class of 2033: A Series Introduction 10.22.20

…recent years, K-12 education has been in the midst of monumental change. From student-directed learning and flipped classrooms to an emphasis on emotional intelligence, education has been reshaped in the…

Community + Stakeholder Engagement Service

Out of Many, One While you need the support of students, parents, teachers and staff, a successful school must also be embraced by the larger community: civic leaders, business owners,…

Designing in a Global Crisis: A conversation with the director of a public library system 05.18.20

…implications as they pertain to design, space, operations, etc. To that end, below is an abridged version of a conversation between myself (Vice President + Creative Director, SHP) and George…

SHP Considered for Two SXSWedu 2019 Panels 08.23.18

…District has implemented project-based learning, SHP has helped plan new facilities with an educational visioning method that allows students, parents, teachers and administrators to come together to plan a school…

Five Spaces That Advance Student-Centered Learning 05.31.22

…in many famous schools, like, for instance, the Crow Island school, you would be right. But, when it comes to early childhood education… the rules are different. One of the…

Futurecasting + Visioning Service

Elements of Success Our educational visioning takes all of this, and more, into account: Stakeholder commitment: the persistence, active participation and bold thinking required by everyone. A comprehensive snapshot—articles, research…

Six Lessons from a Facilities Master Planning Process “On Steroids”: Part One 04.03.20

…  Speaking of experts, one phase of the Sycamore process involved Educational Visioning, a proprietary SHP service that helps people envision the future of education and what it may mean…