Standard 2: Personal and Global Consciousness
Candidates examine, destruct, and reconstruct their own and other's beliefs, values and perspectives to understand their own cultures and to develop empathy and acceptance towards others' cultures.
2.1 Examines own beliefs, values, and perspectives and contextualizes these within a larger cultural context.
2.2 Recognizes their personal, cultural and social impact on others and how others influence them and actively reexamines or adjusts beliefs and values accordingly.
2.3 Validates, embraces, and addresses the multiple and diverse beliefs, values and perspectives of their students and students' families.
2.4 Uses technology to gain knowledge of the beliefs, values and perspective of their local communities and communities worldwide.