Available Online: 8 November 2022
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This phenomenological study aimed to explore the challenges and insights of the selected science teacher participants facing the challenges in teaching science. The participants in this study were chosen through purposive sampling technique. The instrument used in this study underwent validation both internal and external validators. Empirical data were gathered using an in-depth interview (IDI) and focused group discussions. The results of the study revealed the following themes as to the challenges faced by Science teacher were Difficulty in Applying Scientific Concepts, Virtual Classroom Management, Internet connection and Technical Problem. As to the insights shared by the informant, the following themes emerged Utilization of Online Teaching Strategies and Tools, Assessment of Online Student Performance and, Having an Enrichment Activities; Adaptability to the New Normal and Readiness of Teachers in the New Normal. Finally, the themes generated can be a strong basis for possible intervention or enhancement which will provide benefits in the academic community.
Keywords: secondary teacher, teaching science, phenomenological study, Philippines
Cite this article:
Dipolog, S. (2022). Challenges and strategies of secondary teachers teaching science: Some stories to tell. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 11(16), 23-34. https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrse.2022.360