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Our understanding of Principled Innovation continues to evolve as we learn through dissemination and practice. Dive into our musings and examples of Principled Innovation as we share our learning and experiences exploring moral, civic, intellectual and performance practices with leaders and educators around the world.
The word “protocol” has a somewhat rigid, almost clinical connotation for me, evoking a sense of strict rules, a process that must be followed, perhaps consequences if one does not. Yet in the last year or two, I have learned that protocols do not have to be that…
Educators from MLFTC attended and presented at the 45th Annual Association for Moral Education Conference. The focus on “Morality and Ethics for the Digital World” at the Seattle conference directly aligned with Principled Innovation and provided the perfect opportunity for MLFTC educators to discuss current and future enactments of the framework.
A few years ago we asked ourselves the question, “What could it mean for a college of education at a public university to integrate a character education framework into the systems of teacher and leader preparation?” The answer was uncertain, complex and, according to some, impossible.
Quick summary: In which I disparage the buzzword “design thinking” even while praising the idea of design; point to the value-neutral nature of design and the need for a more principled approach, and end with a video that seeks to capture a vision of Principled Innovation embedded into the design process.