ANALYZING THE IMPACT OF TEACHING METHODS TOWARDS STUDENTS’ ATTITUDES AND THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS IN MATHEMATICS AT SECONDARY LEVEL

  • Lubna Shaheen
  • Aliya Ayub
  • Khadija Kareem

Abstract

Mathematics is a vital subject and it considered as the key to development in society. In the development and enhancement of society Mathematics has play a forthright act from pre-historic period to the present. It is essential to provide clear concepts of Mathematics to Students because at secondary school level every single subject has a connection with Mathematics and support students to grasp the concepts of supplementary subjects too. The purpose of this study was to describe the teaching methods and the relationship between students’ attitude and their achievement in Mathematics at Secondary School Level. The data was collected from the questionnaire to be filled by the Mathematics teachers of class 9th. Secondly, a survey (Fennema Sharman attitude scale) of students’ attitude towards Mathematics was carried out and an achievement test was conducted to assess the achievement level of students in the subject of Mathematics. The data was analyzed statistically. Findings show that teachers are using traditional methods of teaching Mathematics which are not that much useful for students to change their attitude in Mathematics and increase their achievement also.

Published
2018-12-31