Research Papers/Topics in Early Childhood Education

Non-Verbal Communication Methods and Assimilation of Pre-School Children in Selected Schools in Eldoret East, Kenya

ABSTRACT  The study was to identify non-verbal communication methods used and the level of assimilation among pre-scholars. The purpose & the study was to test the hypothesis of no significant relationship between non verbal methods and assimilation characteristics or indicators of pm-school children in selected schools in Eidoret East -Kenya, to validate the theory of constructivists learning among pm-school by Jean Plaget (1962) and to generate data or information for further studies. The ...

Girls Performance in Mathematics and Primary Science in KCPE Examinations in Selected Primary Schools in Nyamira North District Kenya

ABSTRACT  The study was on girls’ performance in mathematics and primary science in KCPE examination with objectives as to determine the profile of respondents in terms of type, nature and location to determine the level of performance of mathematics in KCPE examinations from year 2006- 2010 to determine the level pf girls performance in primary science in KCPE examination from 2006-2010 and to establish the significant relationship between mathematics and primary science in KCPE examinati...

Physical Exercises and Play on Academic Performance in Kadibo Division Kisumu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT  The topic of the study was Physical Exercise and Play and Academic Performance in Kadibo Division, Kisumu County, Kenya. The purpose of the study was to establish whether there is a relationship between Physical Exercise and Play and Academic Performance inKadibo Division, Kisumu County, Kenya. It was guided by three objectives and these are; to establish the level of Physical Exercise and Play among young learners in Kadibo Division, Kisumu County, Kenya, to determine the academic...

Instructional Materials on the Perfomance in Mathematics of Pre-Schoolers in Selected School in Malindi Division ,Kenya

ABSTRACT This study experimented on the instruction materials on the performance in nathematics of pre schoolers of central primary school ,malindi Kenya .In particular :his empirical research determined further the following; (1)profile of the preschoolers ~s to age and gender (2) Meanscore of preschoolers in the pre test and post test for oth experimental and control groups .(3)Significant difference in the pre-test and post :est mean scores between male and female preschoolers.(4)Mean gain...

Parenting Styles Experienced by Learners and Academic Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Likuyani District, Western Kenya

Abstract The study correlated parenting styles and academic performance of learners in selected primary schools in Likuyani District, Western Kenya. It was guided by the following objectives: 1) to determine the profile of the learners as to age, gender, level of academic performance and rank in the family; 2) to determine the type of parenting styles experienced by learners; 3) to determine the level of academic performance of learners and 4)) to establish if there is a significant relations...

Extra-curricular Activities and Primary School Pupils’ Academic Self-Efficacy in Gwale Local Government Area, Kano State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT Extra Curricular activities and primary pupils academic self efficacy is based the current study which was carried out to establish the extent of primary school pupils’ participation in extra curricular activities in Gwale Local Government Area, Kano State, Nigeria; to find out the degree of primary school pupils’ self-efficacy in Gwale Local Government Area, Kano State, Nigeria; and to assess the relationship between extra-curricular activities and primary school pupils’ self-...

Classroom Management and Pupils' Academic Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Emuhaya District Kenya

ABSTRACT The study established the relationship between classroom management and pupils' performance in selected primary schools in Emuhaya district. Four major objectives were pursued and they included; determining the profile of respondents in terms of age, gender, educational qualification and experience, determining the level of classroom management in selected primary schools in Emuhaya district, determine the level of pupils' performance in selected primary schools in Emuhaya district a...

Home and School Factors on Absenteeism of Class Three Pupils in Selected Schools in Nyamusi Division, Nyamira County Kenya

ABSTRACT The study was aimed at establishing the relationship between home nd school factors on absenteeism. It was guided by five objectives that sought to determine the demographic profile of respondents, ~ examine home and school factors related to absenteeism, investigate the rate of absenteeism and establish relationship between home and ~ school factors on absenteeism in selected primary schools in Nyamusi ivision, Nyamira county - Kenya. The study was guided by the social control theor...

Effects of Arts on Socialization in Selected Primary Schools Homa — Bay County Nairobi — Kenya

ABSTRACT The study experimented on the effects of Arts on socialization in selected primary schools Lambwe East location Mbita Sub County. In particular this determines the following; (1) profile of the students as to age, gender, rank in family, and education level (2) mean scores in the pretest and post test for both the experiments (3) significance difference in the pretest and post test mean scores between the male and female (4) mean gain in the post test in the experiments (5) significa...

Play And English Language Development of Pre-schoolers in Western Kenya, Kakamega County, Kakamega East District.

ABSTRACT This study experimented on play and English language development of pre scholars in three schools. These were Khayega DEB primary, Museno primary, and Mugomari primary, all in Kakamega county. In particular, this empirical research determined further the following; 1. Profile of students as to age and gender 2. The mean scores in the pre-test and post-test. 3. Significant difference between pre-test and post-test mean scores. 4. Significant main gain. The study employed a quasi exper...

Quality Structured Linguistic Program and Language Development in Selected Pre-School of Ekerenyo Academic Division of Nyamira County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The study was concerned with quality structured linguistic program and level of language development of Ekerenyo Academic Division in Nyamira North, Nyamira county, Kenya. The purpose of the study was to test the hypothesis of no significant relationship, validate maturationist theory by Piaget and generate information for future use. The study was guided by 4 objectives, determining the demographic profile of the respondents, the quality of structured linguistic program, the level o...

Teaching Strategies and Pupils’ Response to Learning in Luz Academy in Machakos County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study investigated teaching strategies and pupils’ response to learning in Luz Academy in Machakos County, Kenya. The study was based on the following objectives: to determine the teaching strategies used in the school under study; to determine the level of pupil’s response to learning in the school under study; and to determine if there is a significant relationship between the teaching strategies used and the level of pupils’ response to learning in the school under stud...

Appraisal Practices and Teacher Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Muthambi Division, Maara District, Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENT Chapters PreNm~nar~es Page DECLARATION A Ii DECLARATION B Iii DEDICATION Iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENT V ABSTRACT Vi TABLE OF CONTENT Vii LIST OF TABLES Xi Chapter THE PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE 1 One Background of the Study 1 Statement of the Problem 4 Purpose of the Study 4 Objectives of the Study 4 Research Questions 5 Null Hypothesis 5 Scope of the Study 5 Geographical Scope 5 Content Scope 5 Theoretical Scope 6 Time Scope 6 Significance of the Study 6 Operational Definitions 7 vil Chapt...

Social and Personal Adjustment of Learners in Selected Pre-Schools in Ekalakala Zone, Masinga District, Kenya.

TABLE OF CONTENTS Declaration A Declaration B ii Dedication iii Approval Sheet iv Acknowledgement v Abstract vi Table of Contents vii List of Tables X CHAPTER ONE PAGE THE PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE 1 Background of the Study 1 Statement of the Problem 3 Purpose of the Study 3 Research Objectives 4 Research Questions 4 Hypothesis 5 Scope 5 Significance of the Study 6 Operational Definitions of Key Terms 7 vii CHAPTER TWO REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 8 Concepts, Ideas, Opinions From Authors/Experts ...

Pedagogy and Social Adjustment of Learners in Early Childhood Schools in Ol’lessos Division, Nandi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study is a result of an academic research entitled “Pedagogy and Social Adjustment of Learners in early childhood schools in Ol’lessos Division, Nandi County, Kenya:’ The research was carried out by applying the descriptive research design which provided the correlation between pedagogy and social adjustment of learners. The approach was significantly defined by the distribution of questionnaires in order to gather relevant data which is used to develop valid and appropria...


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