# MATHEMATICS TEACHING METHODS

INSTRUCTIONS:

Answer Section A and any TWO questions in Section B

SECTION A

1. a) Discuss the mathematics teaching development in secondary schools since

independence to the present day under the following headings.

i. Text books

ii. Mathematics teachers

iii. Mathematics teaching Methods

iv. The mathematics Curriculum (20 marks)

b) Evaluate how you can integrate. Discussion method in mathematics teaching

(10 marks)

SECTION B

2. Discuss the characteristics and use of a good mathematics class text book (20 marks)

3. Citing a mathematics problem (question) examine how you can solve it using the

mathematics problem solving a technique which has been modified from Bell and Barton

problem solving technique. (20 marks)

4. Choose any mathematics topic and discuss how you can prepare for the 40 minutes lesson

(20 marks)

5. i. Defend the advantages of any Special Method of teaching Mathematics (10 marks)

ii. How is the teaching of Mathematics different from the arts subjects (10 marks)