Leaders Sleep in Hats – Empathy

“When we designed our own inventions, we just did this and that, it was really easy, we did what we wanted, but for this project, [we gathered] data on the proposals, we had to listen to the people….it was really hard…really, really hard.”

This is a quote from Hannah, a 2nd grader. I had the privilege and pleasure of collaborating with Tim Kaegi, a 2nd grade teacher at Horace Mann Elementary School in Oak Park, Il, to capture student reflections as they moved through the “design thinking” process. Continue reading