Senior Secondary School Students’ Interest on Geometry Teaching Using Geoboard
||International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends (IJCOT)||
|© 2020 by IJCOT Journal|
|Volume - 10 Issue - 2
|Year of Publication : 2020|
|Authors : : O.F Ndioho, Deborah Olajide|
|DOI : 10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V10I2P304|
MLA Style:O.F Ndioho, Deborah Olajide "Senior Secondary School Students’ Interest on Geometry Teaching Using Geoboard" International Journal of Computer and Organization Trends 10.2 (2020): 18-23.
APA Style:O.F Ndioho, Deborah Olajide(2020).Senior Secondary School Students’ Interest on Geometry Teaching Using Geoboard. International Journal of Computer and Organization Trends, 10(2), 18-23.
This study was designed to investigate the effectiveness of Geoboard manipulatives in senior secondary school students’ interest in Geometry. The study sample comprised of one hundred (100) senior secondary school one (SSS1) students which were purposely selected from Degema Local Government Area. The students were made up of two groups, the experimental and the control groups. The experimental group consisted of seventy-four (74) students while the control group consisted of twenty-six (26) students from two (2) government schools in the Local government area. However, the experimental group was taught using Geoboard manipulatives whilst the control group was taught using the conventional (traditional) method. The instrument used for data collection was questionnaire. The reliability of the instrument was tested using Cronbach’s Alpha with coefficient of 0.81. The study was guided by two (2) research questions and two (2) hypotheses. The research questions were answered using mean and standard deviation while the hypotheses were tested using z-test at 0.05 level of significant. Findings revealed that there was no significant difference in the interest of students taught Geometry using Geoboard and those taught using the conventional lecture method. Gender did not significantly influence students’ interest in Geometry taught using Geoboard. Geoboard was also found to be effective in enhancing and promoting the students’ interest in the learning of Geometry.
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Mathematics, geoboard, manipulatives, teaching.