Causes Of Poor Performance In Mathematics Among Children With Hearing Impairment In Mainstream Schools In Maseno-Kombewa Division, Kisumu West District-Kenya

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This study focused on the causes of poor performance in mathematics among children with hearing impairment in mainstream schools.

Interviews and questionaires were used as research tools to collect data from respondents.

Random and purposive sampling techniquues were used to select schools and the respondents. The findings revealed that teachers in the mainstream experienced some challenges which among others included; lack of training in special needs education among teachers, inadeqaucy of appropriate science equipment and learning materials, inappropriate teaching materials, negative teachers' attitudes towards the education of the deaf children, inappropriate modes of communication, low pupils' interest in learning mathematics and high Teacher-Pupil ratio in classes among others.

From the study, the following recommendations were made;

 Special needs education should be introduced into primary teachers' colleges as a course.  Government, NGOs and other stakeholders should intensify the community the community awareness programmes about the rights of persons wit disabilities

 Refresher courses should be provided to teachers by NGOs

 Teachers should be trained to make and use the available local materials

 Primary school teachers should be encouraged to go for up grading special needs education.

 Teachers should be trained to make and use the available local materials.

 Parents of children with special needs (Hearing impairment) should be encouraged to learn sign language to enable the easy communication.

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APA

Research, A. & ODHIAMBO, A (2021). Causes Of Poor Performance In Mathematics Among Children With Hearing Impairment In Mainstream Schools In Maseno-Kombewa Division, Kisumu West District-Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-poor-performance-in-mathematics-among-children-with-hearing-impairment-in-mainstream-schools-in-maseno-kombewa-division-kisumu-west-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, AfroAsia, and AHOYA ODHIAMBO "Causes Of Poor Performance In Mathematics Among Children With Hearing Impairment In Mainstream Schools In Maseno-Kombewa Division, Kisumu West District-Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 10 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-poor-performance-in-mathematics-among-children-with-hearing-impairment-in-mainstream-schools-in-maseno-kombewa-division-kisumu-west-district-kenya. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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Research, AfroAsia, and AHOYA ODHIAMBO . "Causes Of Poor Performance In Mathematics Among Children With Hearing Impairment In Mainstream Schools In Maseno-Kombewa Division, Kisumu West District-Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 10 Jun. 2021. Web. 18 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-poor-performance-in-mathematics-among-children-with-hearing-impairment-in-mainstream-schools-in-maseno-kombewa-division-kisumu-west-district-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, AfroAsia and ODHIAMBO, AHOYA . "Causes Of Poor Performance In Mathematics Among Children With Hearing Impairment In Mainstream Schools In Maseno-Kombewa Division, Kisumu West District-Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 18, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-poor-performance-in-mathematics-among-children-with-hearing-impairment-in-mainstream-schools-in-maseno-kombewa-division-kisumu-west-district-kenya