The Attitude of Kindergarten Teachers towards Teaching Science and Math in English (Field Research)

  • Assis. Prof. Dr. Jabbar Ahmed Abdul-Rahm
  • A. L. Rawa Sa lih
  • Dr. Zhwan Dalshad Abdullah
  • A. L. Sheeren Saeed Kareem Kh

Abstract

 
 
 
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).
Published
May 15, 2018
How to Cite
ABDUL-RAHM, Assis. Prof. Dr. Jabbar Ahmed et al. The Attitude of Kindergarten Teachers towards Teaching Science and Math in English (Field Research). Journal of Humanity Sciences, [S.l.], v. 22, n. 3, p. 336 - 349, may 2018. ISSN 2412-396X. Available at: <http://zancojournals.su.edu.krd/index.php?journal=JAHS&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=2339>. Date accessed: 25 june 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21271/zjhs.22.3.20.
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