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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(4), 219-224
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-4-7
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An Appraisal of Sciences and Mathematics Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Syndrome among Secondary Schools Students

OGINNI Omoniyi Israel1, and OLUGBUYI Peter Olubunmi1

1Department of Curriculum Studies, Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria

Pub. Date: April 02, 2014

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OGINNI Omoniyi Israel and OLUGBUYI Peter Olubunmi. An Appraisal of Sciences and Mathematics Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Syndrome among Secondary Schools Students. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(4):219-224. doi: 10.12691/education-2-4-7


This study investigated the impact of student’s dyscalculia and dyslexia on the teaching and learning of science and mathematics among secondary school students. A descriptive research of survey was adopted for the study. The instrument used to collect data was a structured questionnaire (SQ) designed to elicit response from 200 students that were selected randomly from schools. Data collected were analysed using chi-square. The findings revealed that teachers’ students’ relationship has a significant effects on dyslexia and dyscalculia among secondary school students. Based on the findings, it was recommended that, teachers should discover the best method that will bring the best performance out of their students. However, continuous assessment and individual differences in learners should be prioritized.

mathematics dyscalculiadyslexiaanxiety situational interest

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