IMPROVING STUDENTS PERFORMANCE ON THE CONCEPT OF ACIDS AND BASES USING THE ACITIVITY METHOD AT AME ZION GIRLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

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This study is aimed at investigating how students of AME Zion Girls Senior High School in the Effutu Municipality, Winneba performance can be improved through activity based approach on the concept of acids and bases. Fifty Senior High School students were purposively sampled for the study. The nature of the study was an action research.  The pretest and the posttest research design was used, the same participants were pre tested and post tested  to find the effect of the intervention, five science teachers were selected for the research. The instruments for the study were test, observation, questionnaire and interview. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics in terms of frequencies, mean percentages and standard deviation. The pre intervention and post intervention findings revealed a remarkable improvement in the students’ performance. The findings of this research indicated that, practical activity improves students’ performance and understanding of science concepts. Observation of students revealed that they were highly excited when taught using practical activities. It is recommended that teachers consider the use of activity method during instructional period more than the lecture method to sustain student’s interest as well as improve their performance in science.


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APA

Appiah Kodom, C. (2022). IMPROVING STUDENTS PERFORMANCE ON THE CONCEPT OF ACIDS AND BASES USING THE ACITIVITY METHOD AT AME ZION GIRLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/clinton-appiah-kodom

MLA 8th

Appiah Kodom, Clinton "IMPROVING STUDENTS PERFORMANCE ON THE CONCEPT OF ACIDS AND BASES USING THE ACITIVITY METHOD AT AME ZION GIRLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL" Afribary. Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/clinton-appiah-kodom. Accessed 08 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

Appiah Kodom, Clinton . "IMPROVING STUDENTS PERFORMANCE ON THE CONCEPT OF ACIDS AND BASES USING THE ACITIVITY METHOD AT AME ZION GIRLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL". Afribary, Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022. Web. 08 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/clinton-appiah-kodom >.

Chicago

Appiah Kodom, Clinton . "IMPROVING STUDENTS PERFORMANCE ON THE CONCEPT OF ACIDS AND BASES USING THE ACITIVITY METHOD AT AME ZION GIRLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 08, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/clinton-appiah-kodom