INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF USING PAIR AND GROUP WORK ON CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT - A CASE STUDY OF SOME SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KHARTOUM, SUDAN

Sulaiman Mohammed Nour Alsiddiq, Abdullah Yasin Abdullah

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This paper investigates the effect of using pair and group work on classroom management and improving secondary school students’ performance in English Language at some schools in Khartoum locality. The objectives of this study are to analyze, identify and assess this method of teaching. The writer uses two questionnaires addressed to students at secondary schools in Khartoum locality (150 male and female students) and (50 teachers of English language. The data was statistically analyzed by the SPSS program. The findings of the study indicate that teachers agree that classroom activities help students to be active and disciplined. Furthermore, they hold positive attitude towards implementing group work which encourages students to participate effectively. The overall trend is that both students and teachers generally feel positive about pair and group work learning. The study provides some recommendations to tackle the problems of implementing this method. These are concerned with training teachers to implement this approach and to deal with the problems that may arise.

 

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classroom, group work, pair work, management

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