Science ATM (Attendance and Test Monitoring) Card: A Motivational Tool in Teaching Science 8Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 12)
Publication Date: 2018-12-05
Authors : Cincy Merly Belaro - Gecolea;
Page : 561-567
Keywords : attendance; monitoring card; motivational tool; test;
This study aimed to determine the effects of Science ATM (Attendance and Test Monitoring) Card on the performance of Grade 8 students of Calamba Bayside Integrated School in Science. Quasi- experimental, particularly the non-equivalent dependent variable was utilized in the study to determine the effectiveness of Science ATM Card as a motivational tool in teaching Science. The study also used mixed method which includes both qualitative and quantitative analyses. For two consecutive years, results of the study show that there is a significant difference in the achievement of students before and after the used of Science ATM Card in teaching and learning Science 8. The use of the motivational tool boosts the interest of the students. It encouraged students to regularly attend classes. A sense of fulfilment was obviously seen from the students. They were able to show ownership of the cards. The study is limited only to Grade 8 students enrolled on School Year 2016 - 2017 and School Year 2017 - 2018 and theirScience teacher. Total enumeration was used as a sampling method. It is recommended that Science ATM Card be used in all academic subjects to help students developed intrinsic motivation in learning. Teachers, on the other hand are encouraged to use the card in order to monitor the attendance of the students.
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