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  
  • Refines, strengthens, or develops ideas by analyzing possibilities in forward-thinking ways; regularly revises and revisits ideas to improve them (e.g., “tinkering”).
  • Sorts, arranges, categorizes, and prioritizes ideas in ways that turn options into creatively productive outcomes.
P Proficient

"The Standard"

  • Regularly makes sufficient revisions that advance and/or improve the quality and quantity of ideas.
  • Often draws complex connections between ideas using a variety of organizational techniques, such as categorization, prioritization, or classification.
A Approaching Proficiency
  • Uses organizational techniques such as categorization, prioritization, and classification to present ideas. Is beginning to show evidence of the ability to draw and explain complex connections between ideas.
  • Makes revisions, but has difficulty translating feedback into action items to sufficiently advance and/or improve the quality and quantity of ideas.
N Novice -
  • Makes limited revisions that rarely advance or improve the quality or quantity of ideas.
  • Presents ideas in isolation, without evidence of categorization or prioritization.



Link to District Rubric

» HS Success Skills