TEACHER’S EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION AS A PREDICATOR FOR STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS IN IKERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EKITI STATE. ABSTRACT This study investigated teacher’s experience and qualification as a predicator for students academic performance in mathematics in Ikere Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The study adopted descriptive research design. Study population comprises […]

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## ATTITUDE OF LEARNERS ON PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTON Background of the Study A problem consists of a question to be answered but not every question to be resolved constitutes of problem. For example consider the question. What says the time? Surely this is a problem for many five years old children. Most children of this age are interested in […]

## TEACHER’S CHARACTERISTICS AND ACHIEVEMENT IN MATHEMATICS AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN IJERO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EKITI STATE

CHAPTER ONE Background of the study Mathematics is the fundamentals root on which science is based. Unfortunately, students in our secondary schools and the teacher teaching them have negative attitude towards Mathematics regardless of its importance to marking as far as science and technology is concerned. It is very important to back into the circumstances […]

## EFFECT OF PEER TUTORING TEACHING STRATEGY ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN MATHEMATICS

ABSTRACT This research work is carried out to investigate the effect of peer-tutoring teaching strategy on secondary school student academic achievement in Mathematics. Three research questions and three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The design adopted was a Quasi-Experimental. Two hundred (200) students from four selected schools in Ikere Local Government Area were […]

## EFFECT OF MODERN TECHNOLOGIES ON PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Technology is becoming a bigger and bigger part of the world today. Technology has evolved and become more central to teaching and learning. Integrating technology into the curriculum is a priority in schools. When teachers first began to use computers in a classroom setting, schools evaluate whether […]

## COMPARATIVE STUDY OF STUDENTS PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS AMONG STUDENTS FROM WEALTHY HOME AND POOR HOME BACKGROUND IN EKITI STATE

ABSTRACT This research work was a comparative study of student’s performance in mathematics among students from wealthy home and poor home background. The primary objective of this research was to investigate the influence of home background on academic performance of Ekiti Metropolis students in mathematics. The research methodology utilizes Spearman Correlation coefficient in the analysis […]

## EFFECT OF SLIDE GAME ON STUDENT’S ACHIEVEMENTS AND INTEREST IN ALGEBRAIC CONCEPTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Mathematics remains very important to most disciplines and field of human endeavor. It has continued to play significant roles in nations. Hence, for any nation to survive and develop it has to improve on its teaching and learning of mathematics in schools which is the basis for technological […]

## EFFECTS OF EXPERIMENT AND IMPROVISATION BASED MODEL ON STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT AND INTEREST IN CIRCLE THEOREMS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Mathematics is an important subject in the secondary school, despite its importance; students’ achievement and interest is reportedly low. It is indeed worrisome if such is the situation in our secondary schools noting how hard it is to live a meaningful life in the present modern world without […]

## EFFECT OF TEACHING METHODS ON STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT, INTEREST AND RETENTION IN MATHEMATICS.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study The knowledge of mathematics is paramount in the success of every man in his numerous day to day activities in life. Mathematics education holds the potency of making individuals to relate mathematics knowledge to everyday problem being encountered and hence develop the individuals to a level that they […]

## EFFECT OF ACHIEVEMENT INSTRUCTIONAL APPROACH ON PUPILS’ NUMERICAL APTITUDE IN MATHEMATICS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of Study Mathematics has been described by many researchers and authors of different times in different ways. While some tried to show its elegant precision, beauty and brevity, others tried to show its structure and the training it provides. Ibrahim (2004) said that among the training mathematics provides includes the ability […]

## DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF AN INSTRUMENT FOR ASSESSING JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENTS IN EKITI STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Mathematics plays a great role in the development of science and technology in Nigeria and beyond. It has been conceptualized as a culture which affords man the opportunity to know, access things and objects within his immediate and remote environment (Harbor-Peters, 2000). It forms the basic ingredients to […]

## DEVELOPMENT AND STANDARDIZATION OF COMPUTER-BASED ASSESSMENT PROGRAM IN MATHEMATICS FOR SENIOR SECONDARY STUDENTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Education has become one of the most powerful instruments through which a child acquires knowledge, skills, habits, values and attitudes in modern societies. It is also used for laying the foundation for sustainable growth and development of a nation. This explains why the National Policy on Education (FRN, […]

## INFLUENCE OF EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATION AND GENDER ON TEACHERS’ COMPETENCIES IN INTEGRATION OF WRITING SKILLS IN MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTION

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study The poor achievement of students in mathematics at various levels of education has been variously expressed. In an attempt to provide solutions to this persistent poor achievement in mathematics among students, areas that need improvement and are of learning difficulties are being identified. In the recent past, authorities […]

## EFFECTS OF SONGS ON PUPILS ACHIEVEMENT IN SOME PRIMARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study No one knows what the future will bring in mathematics education. The only thing certain is that the discipline will continue to change. It should be recognized that the discipline of mathematics education is only an infant. Most mathematics educators suggested that the real revolution lies a head. […]

## INVESTIGATION OF DIFFICULT TOPICS AND METHOD OF TEACHING MATHEMATICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN IKERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.

CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Mathematics is a powerful tool and gate keeper for success in life. It is as old as man himself. There is a common saying that mathematics is the mother of all subjects, but the poor performance of students in Nigerian senior secondary school mathematics examinations is nowadays becoming alarming […]

## THE INFLUENCE OF STUDENTS’ KNOWLEDGE ON TERMINOLOGIES USED IN MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENT IN MATHEMATICS OF JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Mathematics as a subject has a language of its own, with its signs, vocabularies, symbols and notations and plays an important role in the development of human mind and thinking. Hence, the first hurdle a student must face in learning to solve mathematical problems is the ability to […]

## THE INFLUENCE OF STUDENTS’ KNOWLEDGE ON TERMINOLOGIES USED IN MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENT IN MATHEMATICS OF JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Vocabulary knowledge is as essential to learning of mathematics as it is to learning how to read. In language arts, mathematical words conjure up graphic representations of the objects they label. But when it comes to abstract mathematical concepts, words describe activities or relationships that often lack a […]

## EFFECTS OF COOPERATIVE OF E-LEARNING TEACHING STRATEGY ON STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT IN SECONDARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS IN IKERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EKITI STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Mathematics education in public schools in Nigeria has been experiencing reforms directed towards the integration of technology in mathematics courses dating back to the late 1990’s. There is evidence that the use of information and communication technology E-learning in mathematics key area has not been […]

## COLLEGE STUDENTS PERCEPTIONS OF MATHEMATICS LEARNING USING MOBILE PHONE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Cell phones are integral parts of university life and culture. Even a casual observation of today’s university students will reveal cell phone being used, both covertly and overtly in every possible campus setting, including the classroom. Research suggests that university student frequently use the cell phone during […]

## EFFECT OF USING MATHEMATICS TEACHING AIDS IN TEACHING MATHEMATICS

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Mathematics is the foundation of science and technology and the functional role of mathematics to science and technology is multifaceted and multifarious that no area of science, technology and business enterprise escapes its application (Okereke, 2006). Ukeje (1986) described mathematics as the mirror of civilization in all the centuries […]