EFFECT OF CONSTRUCTIVIST APPROACH ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN RELATION TO INTELLIGENCE OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN BIOLOGY
Keywords:Constructivist, Intelligence, Academic Achievement, Teaching Techniques and Acquisition of Concepts
In the present study the effect of Constructivist Approach on Academic Achievement in relation to Intelligence of Elementary School Students in Biology was investigated. Pre test – Post test control group experimental design was followed. Sample of 120 students was picked up for the study comprising of two groups of 60 students each viz. control and experimental group. The study shows that constructivist teaching approach exhibit significant higher level of academic achievement and also exhibit significant interaction between the Teaching Techniques and Intelligence on Academic Achievement in biology. The results revealed that Constructivism plays a central role to increase the academic achievement and also acquisition of the concepts of biology.
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