Multi-Grade Intermediate Mathematics Teaching Schemes: The Case of Education in the District of Tublay, Benguet

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Jorenz A. Belleza Esper L. Feliciano


Multi-grade is a teaching approach that requires systematic processes to cater to the needs of the learners. The Philippine Department of Education came up with multi-grade teaching schemes to provide teachers with choices to systematically handle the uncommon situation in their classrooms. The study was conducted to determine the knowledge and application of intermediate multi-grade teachers of the different multi-grade teaching schemes in teaching mathematics in the District of Tublay, Benguet. The findings revealed that the scheme choice of the teachers in teaching mathematics is determined by the uncommon objectives and learning competencies of mathematics in different grade levels in a certain grading period. In addition, the claim of the teachers that they are using locally modified scheme, Benguet Scheme D, in teaching intermediate mathematics is mainly backed by the fact that teachers are developing uncommon learning competencies for the combined grade level. However, varied deviations in the implementation processes of the scheme used by the multi-grade teachers in teaching intermediate mathematics were observed even when the same scheme elements were used since they claim to use Benguet Scheme D. The effectiveness of the schemes was tied by the teachers to time efficiency and level appropriate activities.

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