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Students’ Achievement and Low Enrolment in Physics: The Place of Physics Teachers and other Necessary Resources

The study investigated the influence of physics teachers and other necessary resources on students’ achievement and enrollment in senior secondary school Physics. The research design adopted for the study was meta-analysis. This involved collecting, aggregating and combining the results of comparable studies into a coherent account to establish the relationship between variables in the study. Four research questions were answered and findings revealed that there is inadequate number ...

The Relevance Of Mother Tongue In The Achievement Of Constructivist Science Classroom Environment At The Primary Education Level In Nigeria

This paper aims at discussing the relevance of mother tongue in achieving a constructivists’ classroom environment at the Primary education level in Nigeria. Philosophical research methodology was employed in this study. The study reveals that the relevance of mother tongue as a medium for instruction includes increase access to instruction and equity, improve learning outcome, socio-cultural benefits such as sustainability of acceptable social values and norms, lower costs of education and...

LOCUS OF CONTROL, STUDY HABITS AND GENDER AS PREDICTORS OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ATTITUDE TO PHYSICS IN IBADAN METROPOLIS

The study investigated the relationship between Locus of Control, Study Habits, Gender, and Attitude of senior secondary schools physics students in Ibadan metropolis. The study focused on the extent to which Locus of Control, Study Habit and Gender predicted senior secondary schools students Attitude to physics in Ibadan metropolis. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design of the correlational type. The population for the study comprised all senior secondary school 3 (SS3) Ph...

HOW TO START A CASSAVA FARM

Cassava is notoriously known to be a major source of carbohydrate. Known by its scientific name as manihot esculenta, this woody shrub has edible roots that can be eaten when properly processed. Historically speaking, Cassava has been said to have originated from North America and was first introduced into Africa in the Congo basin. It is mostly grown around tropical areas and widely eaten in developing countries. 

ROLES AND CHALLENGES OF INTEGRATED SCIENCE

The paper examined critically the roles of integrated science teachers in the society with poor infrastructures like Nigeria and challenges faced by those teachers in the teaching of integrated science and the way forward

School related factors that affect girls' access to basic education in the Tarawa Nsuaem-District

The paper explored the school related factors that affect girls' access to basic education. Kindly read the article for other information. 

School climate and teacher commitment of selected high schools

AbstractThis study focuses on school climate and teacher commitment of selected high schools in Taungdwingyi Township. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the relationship between school climate and teacher commitment in selected high schools. The subjects of this study involved all teachers who have had at least one year service in selected schools. Quantitative research method was used in this study. For quantitative study, Organizational Climate Index (OCI) developed by Hoy ...

PLANNING THE EVALUATION PROCESS

The paper outlines in detail how to plan and execute the evaluation process. A systematic approach of the evaluation process is presented in this paper. 

COMPLETELY RANDOMISED DESIGN

This paper focused on how to analyse a data by using the completely randomised design or the two - way analysis of variance. It is helpful for statistical purposes especially on the conditions and assumptions of the use of the completely randomised deisgn.

ITEM ANALYSIS ON SOME SELECTED MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT TEST

The paper analysed some selected mathematics items that was used to assess senior high school students' academic performance in core mathematics. Analysis of each of the item with respect to difficulty, discrimination and distractor functioning were discussed.

INSTRUMENT ON TEST ANXIETY

The instrument was developed to measure students' test anxiety. The scoring and interpretation of the scores that will be gathered by the use of the instrument is also captured in the manual which is attached to the instrument.

Using Base Ten Materials (Abacus) to Enhance Primary Four Pupils' Academic Performance in the Concept of Place Value: A Case Study of the Akyempim Methodist Primary School of the Wassa East D

The study sought to investigate the effectiveness of using base ten materials (abacus) to enhance primary four pupils' performance in the concept of place value. In order to achieve the purpose, the quasi experimental design was used. Stratified and simple random sampling procedures were used to select a sample of 30 pupils (15 for experimental and control groups respectively) from a population of 70 pupils. Achievement test on place value was used on the groups to gather data for the study. ...

UNICEF and Child Right Abuse in Nigeria

ABSTRACTChild abuse is a global problem that needs to be tackled, even though children are given therights and freedom to enjoy. It includes all forms of physical and emotional ill-treatment,sexual abuse, neglect, and exploitation that result in actual or potential harm to the child'shealth, development or dignity. This study was aimed at investigating the role of UNICEF inmitigating child right abuse in Nigeria. Survey design was adopted and data were generatingfrom secondary and primary sou...

EFFECT OF NATIONAL POLICY ON EDUCATION ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF HISTORY IN NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

ABSTRACTThis study focused on the problem militating against teaching and learning of history as a subject. The role of history to nation building is indispensable to the society. History as a discipline occupies a prominent pace in the life of man. It is related with other subject like government social studies. History is the process of reconstructing the past with the aim of correcting the present so as to have a better future. Its inquiry into the past makes history relevant, hence the ne...

A STUDY ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLASS SIZE AND EFFECTIVE TEACHER

ABSTRACT            The study examined the relationship between class size and effective teachers class management in Oredo Local Government Areal of Edo state.  To carry out the research, three (3) research questions were raised and turned into hypothesis to guide the study.            The study was a descriptive research that employed the ex-post-facto research design. The...


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