TEACHERS ATTITUDES TOWARDS MATHEMATICS SUBJECTS IN THE DIVISION SCHOOLS OF NUEVA ECIJA
DENNIS M. ADRALES
GERALDYN M. ADARALES
Faculty Member, College of Education/Department of Education
Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology – San Isidro Campus
The study investigated the personal attributes and attitudes 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 attitudes 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. This study suggested that regardless of the profile of a teacher, one can be as effective and efficient with the help of positive and right attitudes.
attributes; attitudes; enjoyment; anxiety; motivation; value; self – confidence