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FEDU.SE188617

The Attitude of Kindergarten Teachers towards Teaching Science and Math in English
(Field Research)
Jabbar Ahmed Abdul-Rahman
Department of Kindergarten, Faculty of Education, Koya University
http://koyauniversity.org
Abstract:  This study aimed to explore the attitudes of kindergarten teachers towards teaching science and mathematics in English in Koya city for the academic year 2015-2016. It attempts to identify the attitudes of kindergarten teachers towards teaching science and mathematics in English according to some variables (age, monthly income, certification). The sample size consisted of 33 kindergarten teachers. The Instrument was developed by the researchers, later validated by specialists and experts. The reliability coefficients of the self-developed questionnaire were obtained from a Cronbach Alfa which was at level 0.83. The results revealed that the mathematics and science teachers in the kindergartens of Koya city have an attitude between neutral and negative (to a certain extent) towards the teaching of these subjects in English. It was also found that the youth teachers have more positive attitudes toward math and science teaching in English, Additionally, the degree of academic certificate category (bachelor) has a more positive attitude than the academic certificate categories (Intermediate) and (diploma).


 
Keywords:  Attitude, Kindergarten teacher, Science & Math, Teaching in English




Date: 30/04/2018
Place: Faculty Of Education,Department of Kindergarten/ Hall No. 3
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Caroline Yousif Daniel,
Aug 4, 2018, 2:10 AM