Under Development

(CI) Creativity and Innovation

Idea Design and Refinement

Think Creatively

  • 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.

Implement Innovations

  • Act on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the field in which the innovation will occur.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Example
E Exemplary and Exceeds Proficiency  
  • Sorts, arranges, categorizes, and prioritizes ideas in ways that turn options into creatively productive outcomes.
  • Makes revisions that significantly improve the quality of ideas.
P Proficient

"The Standard"

  • Effectively uses organizational techniques such as categorization, prioritization, and classification to evaluate ideas; uses results to select the best idea and provides a clear rationale for decision.
  • Reviews feedback, translates feedback into logical “next steps,” and makes revisions that improve the quality of the idea.
A Approaching Proficiency
  • Is beginning to demonstrate the ability to use organizational techniques such as categorization, prioritization, and classification to evaluate ideas; selects the best idea, but rationale for decision lacks clarity.
  • Reviews feedback and translates feedback into “next steps,” but is unable use feedback to improve the quality of the idea.
N Novice -
  • Reviews ideas without evidence of categorization or prioritization; selects an idea, but is unable to provide a rationale for the decision.




Link to District Rubric

» MS Success Skills