An investigation of challenges facing teachers teaching learners with learning difficulties In arithmetic integrated in regular Schools in Muthambi division Meru south District Kenya.

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Kampala international University college of Education open and distance learning
This is a comprehensive summary of the content of the study on challenges facing teaching learners with learning difficulties in arithmetic.The researcher used qualitative and quantitative approaches to arrive to the challenges facing teachers. Survey design was used during the study and the target population comprised of two hundred mathematics teachers. The sample size was 10% of the target population, which was reached through convenience sampling. This was teachers Questionnaires comprising 15 questions in number were used for data collection. The questionnaires were distributed to the sample population and their responses were analyzed and presented on frequenced tables and percentages. According to the findings the• most commonly used method of teaching was question and answers and most of learners with arithmetic difficulties are passive during mathematics lesson. The researcher noted that majority of teachers are not trained in special needs. Teachers should appreciate, understand, take learners as individuals and cater for their diverse needs.
A dissertation submitted to the college of open and distance learning of Kampala International University in partial fulfillment of the requirement of the requirements for the award of a bachelors degree of education of Kampala International University
learners with difficulties, Arithmetic, Meru south District