Stories of Principled Innovations/

Responding to crisis with character

Unexpected challenges can become opportunities for innovation if we remain responsive to those situations and ready to change our methods to fit the needs. This openness to learning and change is central to Principled Innovation and is captured in PI Practice I2 (“Reflect Critically and Compassionately”). In this video, veteran educators at Arizona State University share how they stayed open to their own ongoing change and development as they adapted their teaching and leadership styles to navigate the uncertainty of the Covid closures. Their approaches to compassionately address student well-being, engagement, and learning demonstrate the practice of critical and compassionate reflection as they engage character assets such as empathy, reflection, humility, courage, and resilience.

  11 minutes

   Educator-prep | Leader-prep