Comparing the Teaching Methods’ Effect (Traditional and Modern) on Problem-Solving Ability in 4 to 6 Years-Old Students of Nursery Schools in 12 Cities of Tehran Province

Shahrzad Sarkhosh, HoseinAli Taghi Pour


The purpose of this research is to compare the teaching approaches (traditional and modern) and their effects on the abilities of the four and six year old students of nursery schools in 12 cities of Tehran province. The method for this approach is regarding the nature of the approaches and their purposes, thus, a semi-test or a semi-experimental .the statistic population in this survey is consisting of all the students aged 4 and 6 in 12 districts in Tehran. Also, the samples for the tests in every group and in the control group is consisting of 12 people .we should stress that the survey consists of two groups , the test group 20 people ,and the control group 20. The sampling approach is a gradual or level-based measure the students’ abilities in problem solving aged 4 to 6, a questionnaire has been used consisting 21 cases that measures different ways of problem solving. The data in this project (survey) have been analyzed bused on two levels of descriptive and analogy, and variance analytic test has been used, too. Based on the findings of the project, there have been significant differences between the traditional and modern methods of teaching about problem solving abilities of the children aged 4 to 6 in nursery schools of the 12th educational district of Tehran. The significant result shows that the scores gotten by the students (test group) taught through the modern method have been higher than the students (control group) scores taught by the traditional method.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2016.v6n2p63

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