Ela Ben-Ur coaches an entrepreneur/leadership development professional in seeing his landscape of challenges (4 min), building the Innovators' Compass from his own experiences (9 min), and using it on a personal challenge (22 min). Thanks to filmaker Gregory Mang for donating his time!
The Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning, the new graduate school of education in partnership with MIT, has chosen to use design, practiced using Innovators' Compass, as a central competency. See Dan Coleman, Chief Learning Officer, and their cohort of teaching students in action!
Dawn McWilliams and Mitch Davis, Principal and Assistant Principal of an elemtary charter school in Aurora, CO, walk through Compasses made by their teachers to collaborate on school culture topics, and with students resolving a conflict in the school office.
Miami teacher Valeria Rodriguez shows Compass templates she gives her students to help them express their understanding at the start and end of science projects, and that she creates to support collaborative conversations with parents at conference time.
At a cafe on a busy street in Boston’s Innovation District, Kyle Savage talks about using Innovators' Compass in a user interface design firm—to offer a usable design process for the team, scaffold client meetings and engagement, and support his individual creative process.
Garrett Mason describes his work using the Compass in Africa to give local trainees a framework to connect all the human-centered design tools they learn, and to structure their community-based project work.
Two more beautiful videos about Garrett Mason's incredible human-centered-design work with CorpsAfrica in Malawi. Each gives a lovely little shout-out to the compass, which Garrett used as an over-arching tool, complemented by other human-centered design tools like empathy maps.
Chichewa Compass created by Emas Potolani for CorpsAfrica in Malawi.
Spanish Sketchnoted Compass created by Valeria Rodriguez
Chinese Compass created by Huijin Yu, Lili Xu Brandt and Darren He for Otto Scharmer’s IDEAS program.