Volume 20 Number 2 

Editorial
Safary Wa-Mbaleka

 


Academic Dishonesty and Achievement Emotions AmongInternational Students in Thailand
Darrin Thomas
 
D.A.M.S: Introduction to a Disruptive Aging
Paradigm for Strengthening Longevity and
Improving Quality of Life

William C. Andress 

Promoting More English Language Teaching and
Learning in Adventist Organizations 

Safary Wa-Mbaleka, Carol Linda Kingston,
& Sheri Joy Namanya


The Influence of Culture and Access to Health Care Delivery As Predictors of Health Behaviors Among Malaysians of Different Cultural Backgrounds 
Mary Jane Botabara-Yap, Miriam Razon-Estrada,
& Edwin Balila


Teaching Aids in English Language Teaching in Zimbabwe: The Case of Granda District 
Noko Thubelihle & Muchemwa Stella

Faith Presence: How Students Live Faith in
the Online Classroom 

Leni T. Casimiro

Syntactic Analysis Preference: How Filipinos Do withGlobally-Ambiguous Sentences 
Lesley Karen B. Penera

Seven Secrets of Mental Power in
the Writings of Ellen G. White 

Yaroslav Ovdiyenko

Needs Assessment of Senior High School
Mathematics Teachers in Teaching Statistics
and Probability 

Sussette Candelario-Aplaon

The Effects of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education On the English Literacy of Children in
Silang, Philippines 

Sheri Joy C. Namanya

Social Investment Funds and Social Responsibility: Do International Financial Institutions Deserve Special Treatment? 
Christel Arnaud Ngadima & Isaac P. Podah

Appreciative Inquiry of Social Marketing: Studies Between 2000 and 2009 
Innocent Sigauke & Kenneth Swansi

Symptomology of Academic Theft: Does It Matter If Students Steal? 
Ismael N. Talili

Moonlighting as a Growing Phenomenon:
A Case Study of a Congolese Christian University 

Georges Mumbere Kisumano & Safary Wa-Mbaleka

 

International Forum 
Vol. 20, No. 2
December 2017
Print ISSN : 0119-2000
Online ISSN : 2350-7497
 
FEATURE

NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL MATHEMATICS TEACHERS IN TEACHING STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY
 

Abstract. Statistics and probability is one of the branches of mathematics with many applications and problem-solving situations that require critical thinking and problem-solving skills. With this, itis included in the elementary and junior high school curriculum inspiral progression approach and core subjects in senior high school.Because of this, the researcher was motivated to conduct the study to determine the needs of senior high school mathematics teachers in teaching statistics and probability which would serve as basis for conducting needed training. This is a descriptive research wherein 35senior high school mathematics teachers from 27 private and public secondary schools in the Second District of Oriental Mindoro were asked to answer the self-made questionnaire and comprehensive test to gather the needed data. Mean, frequency percentage, standard deviations, percentage of correct response and mean percentage scores were used in this study. Based on the results, the respondents have fair level of content knowledge but do not always practice different pedagogical methods in conducting research but they can not apply it in their respective schools. Further, trainings are needed by the teachers for them to effectively teach Statistics and probability.

 

Keywords: needs assessment, senior high school mathematics teachers, content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, research knowledge, Second District of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

 

Zussette Candelario-Aplaon, MAEd Mathematics
Instructor I/Monitoriing Coordinator, Arts and Sciences
Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology
Bongabong Campus, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines


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