Learning difficulties and poor performance in mathematics in ongata rongai zone, ngong division, kajiado district Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
The study was to examine the learning difficulties and poor performance in mathematics in Ngong Division. The study was to find out why learners have poor attitude towards mathematics teachers and whether the teachers use the possible materials when teaching mathematics. The study also was to examine the best ways of attending the individual learners' difficulties in mathematics. The data was collected using structured questionnaires, interviews and observation subsequently simple statistical methods which included frequent tables to analyze the data collected. The study recommends that parents and teachers should motivate the learners so that they may develop positive attitude towards mathematics. Government should assist in training personnel who are qualified in teaching mathematics and provide good mathematics instructional materials.
A research report presented to the institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Bachelor of Education in (SNE) of Kampala International University
Learning difficulties, poor performance, mathematics, kajiado district