Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 12

To Investigate the Effectiveness of Peer Helping Strategy Amongst Grade 10 Learners in English

Sonam Chhoden*

Samtse Higher Secondary School, Ministry of Education, Bhutan

*Corresponding Author: Sonam Chhoden, Samtse Higher Secondary School, Ministry of Education, Bhutan.

Received: October 07, 2022; Published: November 07, 2022


The aim of this study is to find out the effectiveness of peer helping strategy in English among Grade 10 students. It is to determine the effectiveness of peer helping strategy in tests and to find out whether peer helping strategy helps to enhance communication and social skills. A total of 46 participants were identified from two sections of grade 10 based on their performances in the Mid Term examination, 23 participants were identified as high performers and 23 as low performers. The data was gathered using survey questionnaire and by conducting pretest and posttest. The findings revealed significant improvement with the calculated t-score at 4.1 which is more than the critical t-score of 1.7. Furthermore, the test scores show improvement with pretest mean of 13.61 against posttest mean of 16. The responses from the questionnaire showed positive impact on enhancement of social skills. There is significant statistical evidence to show that the intervention has positive impact in improving the students learning outcome.

Keywords: Peer Helping Strategy; English; Peer Learning


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Citation: Sonam Chhoden. “To Investigate the Effectiveness of Peer Helping Strategy Amongst Grade 10 Learners in English”. Acta Scientific Paediatrics 5.12 (2022): 03-09.


Copyright: © 2022 Sonam Chhoden. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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