Want to Design for Empathy in the Classroom? Listen to This

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PRINTCast: The PRINT Podcast Studio is a curated collection of cutting-edge podcasts we love about design, creativity, branding, books, and further subjects afield. Soon, we’ll have a dedicated digital listening room. In the meantime, we present Design Museum’s Design is Everywhere, hosted by Sam Aquillano and Liz Pawlak—a “podcast featuring stories of people and organizations using design to make an impact and change the world.”

The latest episode: Live Show: How do we teach empathy?

Here’s more from the Design is Everywhere team:

From the Design is Everywhere live show, Sam Aquillano learns more about how to design for empathy in the classroom. He is joined by Susie Wise, an equity design ally with a focus on culture change and building belonging in organizations and an Adjunct Professor at the d.school where she founded and led the K12 Lab.

Susie chats about how to define empathy and what it looks like in the classroom. Later on in the show, they are joined by Matthew Kressy, the founding director of the MIT Integrated Design and Management program and the Innovation Advisor and Trustee at NEIA, the first middle and high school that prepares innovators to shape the world through human-centered design. Together, they discuss teaching empathy, empathy’s inherent quality, and the work at NEIA. Afterward, Susie and Matt take questions from the live audience.