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PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE OF MATHEMATICS TEACHERS IN CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IV OF NUEVA ECIJA

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DENNIS M. ADRALES

GERALDYN M. ADARALES

Faculty Member, College of Education/Department of Education

Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology – San Isidro Campus

Abstract

The study investigated the self-perceived knowledge in content, pedagogy and pedagogical content of Mathematics teachers toward teaching Mathematics. The study used 141 Mathematics teachers from 21 public high schools in the Congressional District IV of Nueva Ecija during school year 2016-2017. The descriptive research and correlation method of research were used by with the questionnaire as the main tool in the data gathering.  Specifically, the study answered questions on the profile of the mathematics teacher-respondents, their pedagogical content knowledge in Mathematics and the significant relationship and difference between the given variables. Most of the respondents were between 33-42 years old and females; married; have only their bachelor’s degree and not pursue graduate studies; with between 6 – 10 years in service and are all licensed professional teachers; experienced to handle one year level only and teach Mathematics subject. They believed that that have the sufficient pedagogical content knowledge which they apply in teaching. This study suggested that regardless of the profile of a teacher, one can be as effective and efficient with the help of pedagogical content knowledge.

 

Keywords:

 

content knowledge (CK); pedagogy; pedagogical content knowledge (PCK); pedagogical knowledge (PK)

 

Please Cite the article :-

PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE OF MATHEMATICS TEACHERS IN CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IV OF NUEVA ECIJA ( February 2017) DENNIS M. ADRALES and GERALDYN M. ADARALES, International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, Volume 4, Issue 2, February 2017 Page Numbr 134-142