Standard 2

Standard 2: Demonstrates competence in content knowledge appropriate to the teaching position. 

The teacher: 

a.     Understands and uses key concepts, underlying themes, relationships, and different perspectives related to the content area.

b.     Uses knowledge of student development to make learning experiences in the content area meaningful and accessible for every student.

c.     Relates ideas and information within and across content areas.

d.     Understands and uses instructional strategies that are appropriate to the content area.