American Journal of Educational Research
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American Journal of Educational Research. 2013, 1(12), 576-582
DOI: 10.12691/education-1-12-1
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Present Situation of Teaching Elementary Science in the Primary School of Dhaka City: An Investigation

Mirza Md. Hasan1, and Md. Abul Ehsan1

1Department of Pre- Primary and Primary Education, Institute of Education and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: December 25, 2013

Cite this paper:
Mirza Md. Hasan and Md. Abul Ehsan. Present Situation of Teaching Elementary Science in the Primary School of Dhaka City: An Investigation. American Journal of Educational Research. 2013; 1(12):576-582. doi: 10.12691/education-1-12-1

Abstract

Main objective of this study was to find out the present situation of teaching strategies practiced in the elementary science classrooms as well as the knowledge, skills and classroom activities and assessment procedure used for Elementary Science in the primary schools of Dhaka city. The study was descriptive in nature. The researcher intends to use both qualitative and quantitative approaches for collecting and analysis data. From 295 city only 5 schools, 10 teachers and 10 students were selected by Stratified sampling, Simple Random Sampling and purposive sampling. It was found from the study that, Most of the teacher uses question-answer method and lecture method as classroom teaching and learning method, do not use lesson plan properly, could not properly apply elementary science teaching methods perfectly and most of the teachers also do not use the teaching aid properly.

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present situation teaching elementary science primary school Dhaka city

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