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ERIC Number: EJ1415778
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2024
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2468-1989
EISSN: EISSN-2468-4929
Perceptions and Readiness of High School Mathematics Teachers for Integration of ICT Tools in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics
Jacob Arhin; Francis Ohene Boateng; Ernest Frimpong Akosah; Kennedy Gyimah
Pedagogical Research, v9 n1 Article em0179 2024
This paper seeks to gain insights into teachers' perceptions, and readiness to integrate information and communication technology (ICT) tools in mathematics instruction. A mixed-methods approach was employed, involving surveys and interviews with a sample of high school mathematics teachers. The study involved 90 mathematics teachers working in three senior high schools in Kumasi metropolis in Ghana. The study revealed that teachers generally hold positive perceptions of the benefits of ICT tools in mathematics teaching. They strongly agree that ICT tools enhance students' understanding of mathematical concepts and improve their engagement and motivation in mathematics classes. Teachers also recognize the potential of ICT tools in promoting problem-solving skills and providing opportunities for differentiation and personalized learning. However, opinions regarding student-centered learning, exploration, and creativity through ICT tools were more varied, suggesting a need for further investigation and support in these areas. In addition teachers expressed the need for continuous training on specific tools, curriculum alignment, and assessment methods.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ghana
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