Under Development

(CI) Creativity and Innovation

Openness and Courage to Explore

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  
  • Is curious, flexible, and open to ambiguity in exploring ideas.
  • Displays sufficient resilience when confronted with production challenges/setbacks. Is confident and able to take calculated risks and adapt plans.
  • Consistently challenges existing boundaries and ideas.
P Proficient

"The Standard"

  • Demonstrates openness to ambiguity in exploring ideas.
  • Shares a clear vision of the end product or performance.
  • Consistently perseveres when presented with challenges, shows resilience in situations in which failure is part of the experience, and shows confidence and an ability to take risks.
A Approaching Proficiency
  • Is beginning to display tolerance for ambiguity.
  • Shows a somewhat clear vision of the end product or performance.
  • Usually perseveres when presented with challenges.
N Novice -
  • Displays low tolerance for ambiguity.
  • Shares an unclear vision of the end product or performance.
  • Sometimes perseveres when presented with challenges.



Link to District Rubric

» MS Success Skills