Methods Of Teaching Mathematics And Academic Performance Of Learners In Regular Primary Schools In Shamata Zone, Nyandarua District, Kenya

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ABSTRACT.

This study is about methods of teaching mathematics and academic

performance of learners in regular primary schools in Shamata zone

which is in Nyandarua North District in Kenya. After a careful

thought in respect to how mathematics is performed in the area,

the researcher saw it was imperative that a study be conducted to

investigate the teaching methods in relation to academic

performance.

The method used in research approach was both quantitative and

qualitative approach. The research design was survey method. The

instrument used was a questionnaire. The researcher used 20

teachers as his respondents. This was a sample population in

Shamata zone.

The. respondents gave out the difficulties they encounter while

teaching mathematics and the teaching methods they use while

teaching as requested in the questionnaires. It was noted that there

is gender disparity of which boys have more interest than girls.

Learners perform poorly for they have negative attitude towards

mathematics.

Recommendations were put forward as follows:-There should be inservice

training courses for teachers, learners individual difference

should be taken care of, remedial teaching should be done

frequently, pupils and teachers should be motivated properly, among others.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Methods Of Teaching Mathematics And Academic Performance Of Learners In Regular Primary Schools In Shamata Zone, Nyandarua District, Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/methods-of-teaching-mathematics-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-regular-primary-schools-in-shamata-zone-nyandarua-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Methods Of Teaching Mathematics And Academic Performance Of Learners In Regular Primary Schools In Shamata Zone, Nyandarua District, Kenya" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/methods-of-teaching-mathematics-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-regular-primary-schools-in-shamata-zone-nyandarua-district-kenya . Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Methods Of Teaching Mathematics And Academic Performance Of Learners In Regular Primary Schools In Shamata Zone, Nyandarua District, Kenya". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 18 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/methods-of-teaching-mathematics-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-regular-primary-schools-in-shamata-zone-nyandarua-district-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Methods Of Teaching Mathematics And Academic Performance Of Learners In Regular Primary Schools In Shamata Zone, Nyandarua District, Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 18, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/methods-of-teaching-mathematics-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-regular-primary-schools-in-shamata-zone-nyandarua-district-kenya