A Visit to Japan...
In the Spring of 2015, the Project Wayfinder team headed to the International School of Asia- Karuizawa, or ISAK. ISAK is recently accredited United World College and Japan’s only international boarding school - hosting a large number of scholarship students from around the world.
The school is in its third year and has a unique leadership program that focuses on mindfulness and design thinking - a perfect fit for the Project Wayfinder pedagogy. Patrick, Kelly, and the d.school’s civic innovation fellow Chris Rudd, led a Wayfinder Week for the ISAK’s 53 sophomores.
We will let one of ISAK’s students, Vichy, share with you what he learned during the week:
WHAT’S A “WAYFINDER”? (IN THEIR WORDS)
Here are a few (pretty profound) student-generated definitions of what being a Wayfinder means to ISAK students after experiencing Wayfinder Week: