Building Better Brains 11.03.17

…development. Based on the research, we know that by using the right tools- singing, talking, expanding vocabulary, modeling constructive behavior and conflict resolution, enabling curiosity and exploration, facilitating engagement with…

Four Reasons Why Libraries are as Important as Ever 07.27.18

…qualified to write about the topic. SHP, on the other hand, has been fortunate enough to work with educators, community leaders and librarians on the planning, design and construction of…

Three Lessons for Libraries 08.04.21

…so—because, in short, they encourage learning as a life-long, life-wide, life-deep™ endeavor. To stay relevant to the communities they serve, libraries continuously consider emerging technologies and trends. It’s a tremendous…

More Than a Mascot: Why School Branding Is Important 09.20.21

…group of 10-15 stakeholders, including parents, teachers, coaches, administration, board members, students and community members, that is charged with assisting the district in developing a unified brand identity. Since this…

From One Superintendent to Another 05.26.22

…“You could start the day with community members, principals, district office leaders, or interacting with staff and students, which to me, was the best part of the job.” The form…

Critical Self-Reflection at the Close of a Career 12.16.21

…think-tank on the future of L3 learning, providing consulting services, community master planning, educational visioning and Futurecasting, evidence-based design review, and a professional development and strategy resource for educators. As…

Developing A “Brand” New School Logo for Deer Park 02.02.16

…package for both academic, athletic and school support use, the result helped build a sense of community, and the new look is paying off. The district is selling more merchandise,…

Pragmatic Generosity 07.28.17

…tying together the inside and outside. And, while the inside is wonderful, the outside is extraordinary! Porches, decks, patios, pathways, a hill long enough to roll down and steep enough…

2018 in Review: Four Top Posts in Education and Workplace Learning 12.21.18

…can, when done properly, be a great way to engage the team in a new, interesting subject. Balancing Act: Freedom, Transparency, Access and Safety in Schools Safety is a prerequisite…