Level of Difficulty in Teaching Mathematics at the secondary Stage in the Light Reforming the Curriculum and its teachers' Point of view
College Of Basic Education Researches Journal,
2014, Volume 13, Issue 2, Pages 1-40
AbstractThe aim of the research is to know the degree of difficulty in teaching mathematics at elementary level، from the point of view of Mathematics Teachers and according to the research variables.
The sample consisted of (140) school female and male teachers of mathematics at Elementary schools (Intermediate and Secondary) in Mosul City for the academic year (2012 -2013) , achieve the aim of the research,the researcher prepared aquestionnaire of three alternahives (many ,middle ,few ) to test the degree of difficulty in Mathematics consisted of (52) items on (7) domains and they are: (The aims of teaching mathematics،the content، methods of teaching، educational techniques،educational activities،evaluation and Time).
The validity and reliability where confirmed after putting this tool in use by the individuals of the sample and analyzing it statistically. The results show the following:
1-There are difficulties in teaching Mathematics in all domains.
2- Teachers where very close to each other in their attitudes towards the difficulties of teaching mathematics as related to the curriculum reforming and in all domains.
3- Mathematics teachers at Secondary and Intermediate levels have close attitudes concerning the difficulties of teaching Mathematics at Elementary level as related to the curriculum reforming and in all domains.
on the light of these results the researcher has presented number of recommendations and suggestions to complete the current research.
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