| Published: April 25, 2017
A Study on Competency Levels of the Mathematics Teacher at Elementary Level
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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© 2017 Devi S, Reddy S, Rani S
Received: January 01, 2017; Revision Received: April 09, 2017; Accepted: April 25, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017