World Class Teaching Program

The University of Mississippi

Component 1: Content Knowledge This computer-based assessment asks you to demonstrate knowledge of and pedagogical practices for teaching your content area. You must demonstrate knowledge of developmentally appropriate content, which is necessary for teaching across the full age range and ability level of your chosen certificate area. This is assessed through the completion of three constructed response exercises and approximately 45 selected response items. An assessment overview containing additional details is found at www.boardcertifiedteachers.org/about-certification.

On this page, you will resources to help you successfully complete Component 1.