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…

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,…

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…

SHP Welcomes Two New Members to Our Education Studio: David Powell and Annie Morman 03.11.21

SHP is thrilled to share we have added two new members to the Education studio in our Columbus office: David Powell and Annie Morman. David Powell, AIA, LEED AP, joins…

This Election Day, and Always, Every Vote Counts 11.07.16

By Jerry Clark, former Superintendent of Piqua City Schools in Piqua, Ohio and current Business Development Manager at SHP. While most people are glad to see the 2016 election cycle…

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…

How Students Benefit from a School Reopening Plan Designed for Those at the Margins 07.06.20

…one of the reasons our Educational Visioning process is so important: inclusive design principles offer a valuable way to reimagine educational spaces, not just during COVID-19, but well into the…

In Another’s Shoes: Why Teaching Empathy Matters 08.20.21

…situation. What’s more, by and large, we showed real empathy—an essential ingredient to our individual and collective futures. As such, it must be encouraged and developed at school as well…

Today’s Assignment: Design Your New School! 11.02.21

Pedagogical trends, such as project-based (PBL) and personalized learning, require dynamic, engaging schools that support student-driven education. Therefore, student input is critical to how facilities are designed, built and operate….