The Effect of Teacher's Attention and Feedback on the Level of Learning of Maths in Students with Mental Disorders

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 Assistant Professor of Educational Sciences, Farhangian University, Tehran, Iran

2 Undergraduate student, Department of Primary Education, Farhangian University

Abstract

In the educational system, the teacher has an impact on the learning rate of different subjects, and in the meantime, students with learning disabilities need the support and attention of teachers. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of teacher attention and feedback on the level of learning of mathematical topics of students with third grade mathematical disorder. The present research is applied in terms of purpose and to perform it, experimental research method with pre-test, post-test design with control group has been used. The statistical population includes all third grade students of Imam Hossein (AS) School in District 5 of Tehran in the academic year of 1397-98. The subjects included 30 students who had a learning disability in the math class who were purposefully selected, 15 in the control group and 15 in the experimental group. The research instrument was a researcher-made test that obtained its formal validity and content and then used it before and after the experimental variable was applied. The results of the research showed that the teacher's attention and feedback increase the learning rate of mathematics lessons for students with learning disabilities.

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