## What are the factors affecting students performance in mathematics?

Basing on our findings, factors such as, students’ attitude, teachers’ attitude, teaching methods, classroom environment, gender stereotypes and parental factors have been widely found to influence student achievement in mathematics.

**What rank is the Philippines in mathematics?**

In the 2018 tests, the Philippines ranked second to the last (Dominican Republic) in math and science.

### What are the main factors for the low performance in science and mathematics of the Filipino students?

The main factors that account for the low performance in science of the Filipino students include the lack of support for a scientific culture reflected in the deficiencies regarding the school curriculum, the inadequate teaching learning process, insufficient instructional materials and lack of teacher training.

**How will you describe the mathematics education in the Philippines?**

The Philippine Mathematics Curriculum is conceived with the twin goals of developing students’ critical thinking and problem solving. The contents are clustered into five strands: 1) Numbers and Number Sense; 2) Measurement; 3) Geometry; 4) Patterns & Algebra; and 5) Statistics and Probability (DepEd, August 2016).

## What is mathematics performance?

Definition of. Mathematics performance (PISA) Mathematical performance, for PISA, measures the mathematical literacy of a 15 year-old to formulate, employ and interpret mathematics in a variety of contexts to describe, predict and explain phenomena, recognising the role that mathematics plays in the world.

**Why do students have poor performance in mathematics?**

Amongst the causes of poor academic performance in Mathematics which the researchers has noted are attitudes of the learners towards the subject, lack of teaching experiences, economic conditions, lack of appropriate teaching methods and low motivation of teachers and attitudes.

### Are Filipino good in math?

Filipino students also ranked low in PISA for mathematics and science, with 353 points and 357 points, respectively, against the 489 OECD average for both categories. PISA is a student assessment of 15-year-old learners across 79 countries done by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

**Is the Philippines good at math?**

The Philippines scored 297 in math and 249 in science, according to the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2019 by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA).

## How can students improve their math performance?

What the Teachers Recommend

- Build confidence.
- Encourage questioning and make space for curiosity.
- Emphasize conceptual understanding over procedure.
- Provide authentic problems that increase students’ drive to engage with math.
- Share positive attitudes about math.

**Is mathematics education important in the Philippines Why?**

The framework of the mathematics curriculum aims to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. As a skills subject, mathematics provides a solid foundation for necessary concepts and life skills Filipino learners develop in basic education.

### What are the goals of mathematics education?

The aims of teaching and learning mathematics are to encourage and enable students to: recognize that mathematics permeates the world around us. appreciate the usefulness, power and beauty of mathematics. enjoy mathematics and develop patience and persistence when solving problems.

**How can I improve my math performance?**

How to improve math skills

- Wrap your head around the concepts.
- Try game-based learning.
- Bring math into daily life.
- Implement daily practice.
- Sketch word problems.
- Set realistic goals.
- Engage with a math tutor.
- Focus on one concept at a time.

## Do Filipino-Chinese students have math in the Philippines?

The Philippines boasts of Filipino students who top international Math competitions. But they mostly come from the best Chinese schools in the country. These Filipino-Chinese students have Math both in their English and Chinese curricular programs.

**What is the rank of math in the Philippines in TIMSS?**

Back in 1999, the Philippines ranked 36th in 2nd Year High School Math out of 38 countries in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). In 2003, the Philippines ranked 23rd in Grade 4 Math among 25 countries. It ranked 41st in 2nd Year High School Math, among 45 countries.

### Do Filipino students need more thinking skills?

An alarming observation of Filipino students reveals that they excel in knowledge acquisition but fare considerably low in lessons requiring higher order thinking skills. How students learn and how to measure student performance in these areas are thus a priority concern of policy makers and educators worldwide.

**How to improve the performance of the students in mathematics?**

A proposed plan of action was formulated to improve the performance of the students in Mathematics. Teacher may develop positive relationship with students and focus more on classroom activities, which will involve active teaching- learning process and studentsâ€™ participation in the class.