School influence on the learning of mathematics in selected primary schools Komothai location, Githunguri division, Kiambu district Kenya

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Kampala International University, Institute of Open and Distance Learning
Mathematics is an important subject in curriculum it improves the ability of students to solve problems and communicate ideas in everyday life. The primary level it is a compulsory subject and is allocated more coverage hours in a week compared to other subjects. The performance of students in mathematics at Gathinguri Primary School and other parts of the country has been below average. This trend has persisted in spite of intervention measures taken to alleviate the problem. The objective of the study was to investigate the influence on the learning of mathematics in selected primary schools, Komothai location Githunguri Division [Kiambu District of Kenya. It was recommended that teachers should adequately prepare for the mathematic lessons and improve their teaching methods. They should also implement discipline among learners and motivate them to learn. Teachers should initiate a mathematical subject panel.
A research project submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of the Degree of Bachelor in Special Needs Education of Kampala International University
mathematics, School influence