Use a wide range of idea creation techniques (such as brainstorming).
Create new and worthwhile ideas (both incremental and radical concepts).
Elaborate, refine, analyze and evaluate their own ideas in order to improve and maximize creative efforts.
Work Creatively with Others
Develop, implement and communicate new ideas to others effectively.
Be open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives; incorporate group input and feedback into the work.
Demonstrate originality and inventiveness in work and understand the real world limits to adopting new ideas.
Demonstrate Courage to Explore
View failure as an opportunity to learn; understand that creativity and innovation is a long-term, cyclical process of small success and frequent mistakes.
Act on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the field in which the innovation will occur.
Student Learning Targets:
Skills (Performance) Targets
Exemplary and Exceeds Proficiency
Provides a thorough description of the problem, investigation, or challenge, including all important details. In his/her own words. Creates a large number of clear ideas to meet the challenge; uses a unique and imaginative approach when generating ideas.
Clearly explains the problem, investigation, or challenge in his/her own words. Creates an acceptable number of ideas to meet the challenge; ideas include enough detail to spark a creative process.
Explains the problem, investigation, or challenge in his/her own words, but explanation is a little unclear. Creates a small number of ideas to meet the challenge.
Shows an inability to explain the problem, investigation, or challenge in his/her own words. Creates a small number of ideas to meet the challenge, but the ideas do not clearly connect to the challenge.