TEACHERS' ASSESSMENT OF THE DIFFICULTY LEVELS OF TOPICS IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM IN DELTA CENTRAL SENATORIAL DISTRICT, DELTA STATE, NIGERIA
Onoshakpokaiye, E. O.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
This study which adopted the descriptive research design examined teachers' difficulty levels of teaching some topics in the primary school mathematics curriculum in Delta Central Senatorial District. Questionnaire was the main instrument used for data collection; and analyzed using frequency counts and percentages. Three research questions were raised to guide the study. The results revealed among others that some teachers find it difficult to teach some topics in mathematics thereby making it difficult for the pupils to learn. Therefore, government should make sure primary school teachers handle only their areas of specialization.