Flag for the Republic of Karelia
To get a lesson on how to to create human-centered designs, look no further than G10 Claire. She gets the tip of the hat this week for leveraging social media in order to establish global connections. Her assignment was to create a flag for a chosen place or territory. Claire picked The Republic of Karelia, a little known former USSR state. This task was realized in the context of her MYP Design class. With her work, she exemplifies the concept of empathy at the core of design thinking. In order to determine how best to design her flag, she wanted the input of people from the Republic of Karelia to better capture the feelings of the population. To reach out to them, she used Reddit.

Student Demonstrates Empathy in Design

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What Kids Wish Their Teachers Knew