Effect of the Use of Stream Charts on Primary School Pupils Achievement in Social Studies

Hanior Timothy Tavershima


Primary education is the foundation of educational structure an the key to the success or failure of the whole education system. The study effect of the use of stream charts on primary five pupils’ achievement in social studies is an attempt to make teaching and learning of social studies more concrete at the primary school level. The study employed a pre-test and post-test experimental control group design. The experimental group was stratified into rural and urban areas. 150 primary five pupils were selected using Random sampling techniques. The research hypothesis were tested at .05 significant level and a 25 items social studies achievement test (SOSAT) was used for data collection. The finding showed that the experimental group that utilized stream charts performed better that the control group, the pretest mean achievement scores of male and female were not statistically significant. It was recommended that stream charts should be highly employed in learning and teaching of social studies.

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