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…

Virtual Educational Visioning: The Best of Both Worlds 12.20.21

…voices are heard. Successful educational visioning requires the input of multiple stakeholders — students, teachers, parents, administrators, community and business leaders, etc. But just having representatives of these various stakeholder…

Shaping Your Future Via Educational Visioning 10.06.21

…a new urgency—and an air of excitement—to our proprietary educational visioning process, which helps our clients imagine their futures and the facilities required to realize them. Our educational visioning process…

Meet Our Thought Leaders: Jeff Parker, Educational Visioning 12.05.17

Jeff Parker, architect and educational planner, has been with SHP for 17 of his 25 years in the industry. Known for his passionate dedication to his work, Jeff leads the…

Building Better Brains 11.03.17

…has been a gradual, but steady, increase in the awareness of the importance of quality early childhood education, both at home and in schools. Through careful science and intensive research…

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….

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…

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…

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…