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| Published: April 25, 2017

A Study on Competency Levels of the Mathematics Teacher at Elementary Level

Dr. M. Sarada Devi

Principal Investigator, Professor & Head of HDFS Dept, C.H.Sc, Hyderabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, S. Sravanthi Reddy

Research Associate, Ph.D scholar, Dept. of HDFS, C.H.Sc, Hyderabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, G. Swarupa Rani

Research Associate, Ph.D scholar, Dept. of HDFS, C.H.Sc, Hyderabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.008/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.008

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The aim of this investigation was to study the competency level of mathematics teachers and also to understand the efficacy of new pedagogy developed by Telangana state board. A sample of 56 schools and 56 mathematics teachers were selected from four districts of Telangana for the study. An interview schedule and observational checklist was developed and used for data collection. Results of the study indicate that, teachers were virtuous in organizing the content, and had great awareness about various concepts like abacus, geometry and measuring tools. Teachers were maintaining classroom discipline and were able to give more attention towards poor performing students. They were well aware of the children’s needs in mathematics and were able to teach mathematics concepts with great clarity, moreover the new pedagogy have raised up the standards in providing new challenges in dealing with concepts of mathematics.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.008/20170403

10.25215/0403.008

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017