10.58.311 INITIAL CONTENT AND PEDAGOGICAL KNOWLEDGE
(1) The provider ensures that candidates:
(a) develop an understanding of the critical concepts and principles of their discipline and are able to use discipline-specific practices flexibly to advance the learning of all P-12 students toward attainment of college and career readiness standards;
(b) demonstrate an understanding of the 11 Montana teaching standards (ARM 10.58.501) that apply to critical concepts and principles of learner development and learning differences and that create safe and supportive learning environments in order to work effectively with all P-12 students and their families;
(c) use research and evidence to develop an understanding of the teaching profession and use both to measure their P-12 studentsꞌ progress and their own professional practice;
(d) demonstrate knowledge and concepts of their content area and are able to apply the content in developing learning experiences for all P-12 students;
(e) assess, plan for instruction, and utilize a variety of instructional strategies to provide learning experiences for all P-12 students;
(f) demonstrate skills and commitment that afford all P-12 students access to rigorous college and career ready standards; and
(g) engage in professional learning, take responsibility for student learning, and collaborate with others to work effectively with all P-12 students and their families; and
(h) select and utilize appropriate technology in the design, delivery, and assessment of learning experiences to engage P-12 students and families, improve learning, and enrich professional practice.
History: 20-2-114, MCA; IMP, 20-2-121, MCA; NEW, 2014 MAR p. 2936, Eff. 7/1/15; AMD, 2023 MAR p. 86, Eff. 7/1/23.