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Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies (JETERAPS) (Vol 1 No 1)
Article Title: Instilling Right Attitudes towards the Use of Lesson Plans in Chemistry Instruction in Mosocho Division of Kisii District, Kenya
by Olunga Maureen Stella

This study was conducted in the six secondary schools of Mosocho Division of Kisii District. These are Cardinal Otunga, Mosocho Academy, Raganga, Kioge, Nyatieko and Nyabururu. The main purpose of the study was to review the general attitude s of the chemistry teacher, head of science department and head teachers towards the use of the lesson plan in teaching chemistry in the Division. The research tool used was the questionnaire. The respondents included the head teachers, the heads of Science department and Chemistry teachers. Therefore, three types of questionnaires were administered. The chemistry teachers' questionnaire solicited information regarding the teachers' attitude towards the use of the lesson plan. The head of science department questionnaire solicited information regarding how much heads of science department liked their position and how they carried out their duties to ensure that the lesson plan was used. The head teachers' questionnaire sought information on how they liked their leadership position, and how they carried out their duty of seeing that teachers prepared and used the lesson plan in teaching chemistry.
Keywords: instilling right attitudes, use, lesson plans, chemistry instruction, Kisii District, Kenya
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