EFFECTIVENESS OF THINK-PAIR-SHARE STRATEGY ON ACHIEVEMENT IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AT SECONDARY LEVEL

Ms. Ramya S.

Abstract


Thinking is an internal mental process that uses information as inputs, integrates that information in to previous learned materials and the result may be knowledge or may be nothing (Arjun, 2014). Realization of all the above facts necessitates the emergence of a new method which gives more important to independent thinking, so the present study focuses on the    EFFECTIVENESS OF THINK-PAIR-SHARE    STRATEGY   ON   ACHIEVEMENT   IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AT SECONDARY LEVEL”.The hypotheses formulated for the present study are: 1)There is no significant difference between the pretest scores of the experimental group and the control group 2) There is no significant difference between the pretest and posttest scores of experimental group 3) There is no significant difference between the pretest and posttest scores of the control group 4) There is no significant difference between the posttest scores of the experimental group and the control group 5) There is no significant difference between  think-pair-share strategy with existing method. The sample consists of 60 students 30students are considered as experimental group and 30students are considered as control group. Statistical techniques used: t test and ANCOVA. The result indicated that there was significant difference between pretest and posttest achievement scores of the experimental group and control group.itwas found that teaching based on think-pair-share strategy is an effective method for teaching social science.


Keywords


THINK, PAIR, SHARE

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