Standard 1: Knowledge
Candidates possess a comprehensive understanding of the Liberal Arts and Science and Education foundation content, concepts and modes of inquiry and make connections among disciplines.
1.1 Understands liberal arts and sciences content (the what of various disciplines), concepts ( the generalizations about content), and the modes and methods of inquiry ( the how of various disciplines).
1.2 Demonstrates in-depth understanding of the relevant and significant ideas across disciplines.
1.3 Connects content across disciplines.
1.4 Makes connects between disciplinary content and the New York States Standard for learning.
1.5 Demonstrates understanding of how best to teach what they know about disciplinary content, curriculum, practices and strategies for learning, and how to apply appropriate assessment devices.
1.6 Create and selects teaching methods, activities and materials that are aligned with the New York Standards for learning.
1.7 Uses technology proficiently and understand its potential as a tool for teaching and learning.
1.8 Designs and implements research by raising their own questions and using appropriate resources and methodologies to answer those questions.
1.9 Understands child development, characteristics, and needs.
1.10 Understands child development, characteristics, and needs.
1.11 Understands exceptionalities and the impact these conditions have on the development and performance of children.