AbstractThis studies an investigation into academic indiscipline and failure among secondary school students (English language mathematics, Igbo, Agric, Economics. period 2005-2011 (a case study of Nigeria) the population of the study consists of five subjects in senior secondary school in Nigeria. A total of nine thousand seven hundred and fifteen (9,7,15) students and about 200 members of the staff were involved. Ten students from each class (JSS1-SSIII) were selected by proportionate strat...

ABSTRACTThe primary objective of this research work was to determine the availability of laboratory facilities for effective teaching and learning of Mathematics, Integrated Science and Computer Science in Junior Secondary Schools in Enugu North L.G.A Enugu State, Nigeria. The descriptive survey research method was used for the study and data were analyzed descriptively using simple percentages. The results of the study reveal that school principalsâ€™ negative administrative...

ABSTRACTThis research work is based on the effect of class size to the teaching and learning of mathematics in Enugu North Local Government Area of Enugu State. To this, two research questions were made.. A total of 4 (four) out of 9(twenty) secondary schools were selected by randomization from which 300 (three hundred) students were respectively drawn. Consequently, an achievement test was designed to serve as the pre and post test. The scores of the students were used as data co...

ABSTRACTThis research work is a survey design, conducted to find out the problems militating against the effective teaching and learning of mathematics in junior secondary schools in Enugu West Senatorial Zone. Randomly sampling method was used to select six teacher and 24 students each from the six sample schools. The researchers used structured questionnaires to collect data from the respondents and also mean of the respondents in the data analysis. After some investigations, these findings...

INTRODUCTIONThe Definition of a Problem A problem is anything or difficulty that requires a solution. A Mathematics problem is any problem which requires mathematics knowledge and skill to produce a solution to the problem. Problem solving involves a variety of skills. Problem-solving situations call upon children to retrieve previously learned information and apply it in new or varying situations. Knowing the basic arithmetic skills, knowing when to incorporate them into new contexts, a...

INTRODUCTIONProbably the most famous approach to problem solving is Polya’s four-step process described below (Polya, 1945). POLYA’S PROBLEM SOLVING PRINCIPLES1. Understand the problem2. Devise a plan⦁ Carry out the plan⦁ Look backThe problem-solving process is merely a general guide of how to proceed in solving problems. In many cases, steps of the process will overlap, thus it may not be possible to perform each step of the process in the order given above. The...