2020, VOL. 3 ISSUE 1, PART BPages: 63-66

Effect of cooperative learning strategies on academic achievement in mathematics

Dr. Shaheen Parveen
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Abstract:
Cooperation, cognition and metacognition are all intimately related. Cooperative Learning provides the context within which cognition and metacognition take place. Within a Cooperative Learning Group, interpersonal exchange takes place, intellectual challenge result from conflicting ideas and conclusion they promote critical thinking, higher level reasoning and metacognitive thought. Cooperative Learning is the instructional use of small groups so that students work together to maximize their own and each other’s learning. The present research aimed to study the effectiveness of cooperative teaching learning strategies in mathematics on academic achievement of secondary school students. The researcher have selected 50 students of VIII class from secondary schools of Aurangabad city by using the random sampling method. ANCOVA technique was used to test the hypothesis. After testing it was found that cooperative learning strategies proved to be more effective in enhancing academic achievement of students in Mathematics when compared to the traditional method which is in practice presently.
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