The views of class teachers on the integration between social studies and mathematics


Sahinkaya N. , Aladag E.

2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Türkiye, 4 - 08 Şubat 2010, cilt.2, ss.2876-2880

  • Cilt numarası: 2
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.432
  • Basıldığı Şehir: İstanbul
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.2876-2880

Özet

Teaching integration between courses and daily life provides significant and consistent learning. This study aims at evaluating the views of class teachers on the integration between social studies and mathematics. For this purpose, we studied with seventy-two randomly selected teachers from Kirikkale. Eight open ended questions and one table was used as a data collection tool. The table includes the determined standards connected with mathematics in social studies 4th and 5th grade curriculum. In the evaluation of open ended questions, a descriptive analysis was used. Results showed that the curriculum has weaknesses about the integration between social studies and mathematics. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Teaching integration between courses and daily life provides significant and consistent learning. This study aims at evaluating the views of class teachers on the integration between social studies and mathematics. For this purpose, we studied with seventy-two randomly selected teachers from Kırıkkale. Eight open ended questions and one table was used as a data collection tool. The table includes the determined standards connected with mathematics in social studies 4th and 5th grade curriculum. In the evaluation of open ended questions, a descriptive analysis was used. Results showed that the curriculum has weaknesses about the integration between social studies and mathematics.