Four Educational Storage Challenges and How to Address Them 10.09.18

Think of all of the items students and teachers need to store throughout a school day: books, technology, project materials, craft and cleaning supplies, personal possessions and more. While these…

Early Innovation for Early Learners 01.31.18

…principles of the world, starting with simple concepts like color, texture, relative weight, and moving quickly on to more complex ideas of symmetry, proportion, geometric and mathematical principles and more….

Beyond the Building 04.29.15

…use of natural light, texture, color, ventilation, materials can greatly impact human life. We work in a human industry. Let’s make the built environment more peaceful and healing. 2. The…

(Re)Defining Common Spaces: High School Auditorium Design 06.12.18

…much larger population. In many instances, today’s high schools double as community centers. The opportunities for after-hours uses – mayoral candidate debates, community health fairs, adult education, guest lectures –…

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…

The Ten Design Principles of Expeditionary Learning 10.21.21

…School of Education and Outward Bound, USA, the outdoor education group. While not yet as well-known as other models, EL is growing rapidly and is currently embraced at more than…

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…

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…

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

…mask-wearing, the get-on-the-ground-and-roll-around nature of their learning, and, of course, their propensity to put their hands and mouths on, well, just about everything. All of this has been on my…