Science Cognitive Skills of STEM 11 Students of Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology

ROBINSON Q. FABITO
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9764-7358
rfabito@asist.edu.ph
Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology
Bangued, Abra, Philippines

Abstract

This study assessed the science cognitive skills of the Grade 11 STEM students of Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology, Bangued Campus. It described if significant relationship exists between students’ profile, learning style, and their science cognitive skills. Also, it described if significant differences exist between their cognitive skills when grouped according to their learning styles. The data gathered were analyzed using weighted mean, frequency count and percentage, bivariate analysis, analysis of variance (ANOVA), and scheffe test. Based from the results, Grade 11 STEM students have a good environment at home, learned intelligence and prior knowledge, and motivation. Majority of them were visual learners and have a satisfactory level of science cognitive skills. Student-related factors influence the respondents’ science cognitive skills. Generally, Grade 11 STEM students have no differences in their cognitive skills in science when grouped according to their learning style. However, when take singly; the three groups of learners according to learning style differ in “Analysis” as thinking skill. Parents and teachers must continue helping students improve their science cognitive skills by considering varied factors. Science cognitive skills of students must be assessed or evaluated quarterly or as needed to monitor their learning and that remediation can be done for the improvement of their school performance.

Keywords

Cognitive Skills, learning style, learned intelligence, motivation, Grade 11 STEM

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