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International Journal of Education and Practice

March 2015, Volume 3, 3, pp 114-121

Effective Use of Teaching Methodologies in Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM) Classrooms in Nigeria: A Panacea to Vision 20:2020

M.A. Yusha’u

M.A. Yusha’u 1

  1. Department of Science and Vocational Education, Faculty of Education & Extension Services, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto-Nigeria 1

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Pages: 114-121

DOI: 10.18488/journal.61/2015.3.3/61.3.114.121

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Abstract:

This paper examines the possibility of Nigeria to be counted among the achievers of the World best 20 in knowledge based economy Vision 20:2020. Focusing on the attainment in Science, Technology and Mathematics education.  The paper concerned specifically with the various teaching methodologies employed by teachers in Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM) classrooms that could be of significant impact on students’ academic performance as a panacea to vision 20:2020.  The paper recommends that Nigeria must design a plan that would sustain and protect the nation’s educational reforms processes in STM.  And donations received from international donors such as World Bank (WB), United Nation Educational Scientific, Cultural and Organization (UNESCO) and others should be judiciously utilized, valuated and assessed regularly to see if target and goals are being achieved.
Contribution/ Originality
This study contributes in the existing literature on how to improve classroom instructional delivery in Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM) subjects. It provides STM teachers with explicit explanations on teaching strategies and forum for selecting appropriate strategies that will match the learning style of their students.

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This study received no specific financial support.

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The author declare that there are no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper.

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