Action Research in Tardiness

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ACTION RESEARCH ON TARDINESS ACTION RESEARCH ON TARDINESS

IN SCHOOL IN SCHOOL

I. SITUATION I. SITUATION

We Filipinos are not that kind of conscious when it comes to time; We Filipinos are not that kind of conscious when it comes to time; sometimes they called us “Filipino time” which means we are late in sometimes they called us “Filipino time” which means we are late in the given time. This situation always happened mostly in school the given time. This situation always happened mostly in school

especially to those young students or Preschoolers or Grade Schools. especially to those young students or Preschoolers or Grade Schools. They said that punctuality will lead you to success but how, if we are They said that punctuality will lead you to success but how, if we are practicing the bad habits at this moment?

practicing the bad habits at this moment?

Punctuality is one of the virtues beyond reproach. If we have this kind Punctuality is one of the virtues beyond reproach. If we have this kind of virtue, much of the time and wealth will be saved in every Filipinos. of virtue, much of the time and wealth will be saved in every Filipinos. Punctuality will include all of the positive actions in all aspects. Though Punctuality will include all of the positive actions in all aspects. Though it was less appreciated in other situations like productivity against

it was less appreciated in other situations like productivity against

punctuality, none the less, it is still very vital in situations that needed it punctuality, none the less, it is still very vital in situations that needed it most.

most.

This study will determine the factors/reasons affecting students in their This study will determine the factors/reasons affecting students in their daily routine during school days. Always and often times being tardy in daily routine during school days. Always and often times being tardy in the flag ceremony, in attending classes after recess time in the

the flag ceremony, in attending classes after recess time in the

morning and afternoon class sessions and during the first period in the morning and afternoon class sessions and during the first period in the afternoon class session. There are observed situations that during their afternoon class session. There are observed situations that during their transfer of room in their specialization subjects and other activities that transfer of room in their specialization subjects and other activities that needs outdoor activities, they are behind schedule in attending to it. needs outdoor activities, they are behind schedule in attending to it.

II. PROBLEM II. PROBLEM

This kind of problem will lead them to bad habits or practices and This kind of problem will lead them to bad habits or practices and affects their performances at school. The breakdown problems for affects their performances at school. The breakdown problems for tardiness:

tardiness: 1.

1. How How far far the the distance distance between between residence residence and and school?school? 2.

2. What kind What kind of of communication communication they they have have for for proper proper disseminatingdisseminating announcements for their subject times?

announcements for their subject times? 3.

3. at at night night time, time, what what activities activities they they have? have? (Sleeping (Sleeping habit/ habit/ TVTV shows obsession)

shows obsession) 4.

4. Are Are they they already already addicted addicted in in Online/LAN Online/LAN games/Socialgames/Social Networking Sites (SNS) cyber activities?

Networking Sites (SNS) cyber activities? 5.

5. Financial Financial problem problem for for means means of of transportationtransportation 6.

6. Is Is punctuality punctuality properly properly implemented implemented and and well well trained trained in in theirtheir Family Values?

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7.

7. Is Is there there any any alternative alternative route route for for the the traffic traffic loads loads for for them?them? 8.

8. Having Having conflict conflict subjects subjects or or loadsloads 9.

9. Teacher Teacher related related causecause 10.

10. What What kind kind of of peers peers or or Camaraderie Camaraderie they they have?have? 11.

11. Are Are they they product product of of Bullying/ Bullying/ stress stress factor? factor? andand 12.

12. Is Is s/he s/he comfortable comfortable in in classroom classroom atmosphere?atmosphere?

III.

III. GENERATION GENERATION OF OF ALTERNATIVE ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONSSOLUTIONS

This study intends to monitor the progress and improve their This study intends to monitor the progress and improve their performances against tardiness of students through this some alternative performances against tardiness of students through this some alternative solutions:

solutions:

DISTANCE, TRAFFIC LOADS, and FINANCIAL PROBLEMS: DISTANCE, TRAFFIC LOADS, and FINANCIAL PROBLEMS: 1

1. . The The student student should should be be guided guided in in their their time time management management if if the the reason reason is is thethe distance, financial constraints on the fare, traffic load of the route and mode of distance, financial constraints on the fare, traffic load of the route and mode of transportation.

transportation.

SOCIAL NETWORKING, LAN GAMES, and FAMILY ORIENTATION: SOCIAL NETWORKING, LAN GAMES, and FAMILY ORIENTATION: 2.

2. An arranged An arranged home home visitation visitation to to personally personally confer confer with with the the parents parents oror guardians about the situation of the student if the primary reason was financial guardians about the situation of the student if the primary reason was financial support for the fare likewise read-through the family ideals in punctuality and the support for the fare likewise read-through the family ideals in punctuality and the attitude towards Child Education. Same feat will be done to students who are attitude towards Child Education. Same feat will be done to students who are well buffered with extra cash spent for cyber compulsion.

well buffered with extra cash spent for cyber compulsion. THE SUBJECT and THE TEACHER:

THE SUBJECT and THE TEACHER: 3.

3. Evaluate the Evaluate the student student regarding regarding its its learning learning difficulty difficulty to to the the concernedconcerned subject and confer to the subject teacher vis-à-vis the circumstances. Concrete subject and confer to the subject teacher vis-à-vis the circumstances. Concrete action is to conduct an initial Multiple Intelligence Assessment to every student action is to conduct an initial Multiple Intelligence Assessment to every student before the class begins early in June to determine the learning difficulties and or before the class begins early in June to determine the learning difficulties and or learning styles. Upon verifying the learning styles, the teacher will look into the learning styles. Upon verifying the learning styles, the teacher will look into the design of lesson planning to address the situation.

design of lesson planning to address the situation. PEERS/CAMARADERIE and BULLYING:

PEERS/CAMARADERIE and BULLYING: 4.

4. Look into Look into the the situation situation of of the the peer peer influence influence as as well well as as bullying bullying ofof

classmates that might be the reason of deplorable attitude towards learning. classmates that might be the reason of deplorable attitude towards learning. THE CLASSROOM ATMOSPHERE:

THE CLASSROOM ATMOSPHERE: 5.

5. Faithfully device Faithfully device an an operant operant conditioning conditioning to to give give rewards rewards to to those those who who areare early comers and reinforce consistency all through-out the school year.

early comers and reinforce consistency all through-out the school year. THE ACTIVITIES:

THE ACTIVITIES: 6.

6. Organize a Organize a peer peer counselor counselor among among students. students. Selected Selected students students withwith venerable outlook in student’s life behave well in campus, renowned for venerable outlook in student’s life behave well in campus, renowned for

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leadership capability and have a strong interpersonal skill. They will be assigned leadership capability and have a strong interpersonal skill. They will be assigned per “problem

per “problem--subject” group or individual.subject” group or individual.

IV.

IV. PLAN PLAN OF OF ACTIONACTION A. OBJECTIVES: A. OBJECTIVES:

 To To decrease the decrease the number of number of late students.late students. 

 To To know know the rthe reasons of easons of being tardiness.being tardiness. 

 ImplementatioImplementation n of of proper proper time time schooling.schooling. 

 To teach them the proper “Time Management”To teach them the proper “Time Management”.. B. TIME FRAME:

B. TIME FRAME:

This study intends to run through the last of the school year. This study intends to run through the last of the school year. C.

C. ACTIVITIES TO ACTIVITIES TO BE UNDERTABE UNDERTAKENKEN

The Activity Data and Survey Questionnaire: The Activity Data and Survey Questionnaire:

Strategy

Strategy Data to beData to be

Collected Collected Data Data Analysis/Interpretation Analysis/Interpretation 1.

1. Multiple Multiple IntelligenceIntelligence

Assessment in J

Assessment in June(eveune(everyry

school year) school year) Inner strength, Inner strength, learning difficulties learning difficulties and weaknesses and weaknesses Percentage Percentage 2.

2. Time Time ManagementManagement

lecture/wo

lecture/workshop with rkshop with thethe

students in June (every

students in June (every

school year)

school year)

Weekly/Daily

Weekly/Daily

 planner of e

 planner of everyvery

student

student

Percentage

Percentage

3.

3. After the MI Assessment,After the MI Assessment,

cull the prospect

cull the prospect

students

students(Strong(Strong

 Interpersona

 Interpersonal Skillsl Skills) to be) to be

 peer couns

 peer counselors and oelors and orientrient

them in their assigned

them in their assigned

task. task. Background check Background check and confirmation of and confirmation of the

the interpersonainterpersonall

skills

skills

Percentage

Percentage

4.

4. Reward PsychologyReward Psychology Early BirdEarly Bird

Attendance Report

Attendance Report

Frequency

Frequency

5.

5. Student Journal andStudent Journal and

Process folio

Process folio

Family values and

Family values and

financial capability

financial capability

Percentage

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DON MARIANO MARCOS MEMORIAL STATE UNIVERSITY DON MARIANO MARCOS MEMORIAL STATE UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Agoo, La Union Agoo, La Union QUESTIONNAIRE QUESTIONNAIRE (STUDENT) (STUDENT)  Name of Respondent_________________________

 Name of Respondent_________________________________ Year and Section:________ Year and Section:  ____________

 ____________

Directions: Please check the circle that suits your choice

Directions: Please check the circle that suits your choice of answer provided for eachof answer provided for each question.

question. Please accomplish honestly all of the questions and the information will be Please accomplish honestly all of the questions and the information will be treated highly confidential. There are no wrong

treated highly confidential. There are no wrong answers.answers. 1.

1. Is Is ________________________________________________(name of the school)(name of the school)the only school nearest from yourthe only school nearest from your

home? home? 2.

2. How How far far is is your your home home from from school?school?

o

o Less than 500 metersLess than 500 meters o

o More than 500 meters but less that 1 kilometerMore than 500 meters but less that 1 kilometer o

o More than 1 kilometerMore than 1 kilometer o

o More than 2 kilometersMore than 2 kilometers o

o if other, please specify _________if other, please specify _________

3.

3. What What is is your your mode mode of of transportation?transportation?

o

o Bus/Van/Jeepney/MulticabBus/Van/Jeepney/Multicab o

o TricycleTricycle o

o Motorcycle (owned)Motorcycle (owned) o

o Extended Motorcycle (for hire/rented)Extended Motorcycle (for hire/rented) o

o Sent and fetched by family vehicleSent and fetched by family vehicle o

o Leg Power (walking/hiking)Leg Power (walking/hiking) o

o if other, please specify _________if other, please specify _________

4.

4. How How long long does does it it takes takes for for you you to to travel travel from from home home to to school?school?

o

o Approximately 10 minutesApproximately 10 minutes o

o Approximately 20 minutesApproximately 20 minutes o

o Approximately 30 minutesApproximately 30 minutes o

o Approximately 45 minutesApproximately 45 minutes o

o Approximately 1 hourApproximately 1 hour o

o More than 1 hourMore than 1 hour o

o if other, please specify _________if other, please specify _________

5.

5. How How long long does does it it take take for for you you to to transfer transfer from from one rone room oom to to another another in yin your our nextnext subject period?

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o

o Approximately 3 minutesApproximately 3 minutes o

o Approximately 5 minutesApproximately 5 minutes o

o Almost 10 minutesAlmost 10 minutes o

o More than 15 minutesMore than 15 minutes o

o if other, please specify _________if other, please specify _________

6.

6. The subject that I don’t like most was/were; (you can The subject that I don’t like most was/were; (you can tick more than 1)tick more than 1)

o

o EnglishEnglish o

o PilipinoPilipino o

o Mathematics (Physics, Calculus, Advanced Algebra, etc.)Mathematics (Physics, Calculus, Advanced Algebra, etc.) o

o ScienceScience o

o Araling PanlipunanAraling Panlipunan o

o MAPEHMAPEH o

o  None of the above None of the above

7.

7. I don’t like the subject because ;I don’t like the subject because ;

o

o I don’t like the teacher I don’t like the teacher  o

o I don’t like my classmate/sI don’t like my classmate/s o

o Somebody is bullying me from that classSomebody is bullying me from that class o

o I did not like the subject itselfI did not like the subject itself o

o if other, please specify _________if other, please specify _________

8.

8. Time Time Management Management for for me me is;is;

o

o for the old and mature personfor the old and mature person o

o tiresome, boring and redundant daily choretiresome, boring and redundant daily chore o

o is a virtue to be valued and kept by students respecting the time of othersis a virtue to be valued and kept by students respecting the time of others o

o helping me to accomplish many taskshelping me to accomplish many tasks o

o if other, please specify _________if other, please specify _________

9.

9. My My parents parents value value my my education education as;as;

o

o their only treasure for me to inherittheir only treasure for me to inherit o

o learning things I needed on my own as they did in the past an alibi of not helpinglearning things I needed on my own as they did in the past an alibi of not helping

home chores home chores

o

o  just sending me to school like my neighbors do just sending me to school like my neighbors do o

o expensive and sever the daily budget for food and other primary needsexpensive and sever the daily budget for food and other primary needs o

o if other, please specify ____________if other, please specify ____________

10.

10. I sI spend most of pend most of my time my time in;in;

o

o watching my favorite TV show/s playing online/LAN gwatching my favorite TV show/s playing online/LAN g ame/same/s o

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o

o hanging around with my friendshanging around with my friends o

o sending/reading SMS/ talking/chatting with my friendsending/reading SMS/ talking/chatting with my friend o

o doing household choresdoing household chores o

o if if other, plother, please sease specify pecify ________________________

11.

11. The reason why I The reason why I am late in am late in attending my classes;attending my classes;

o

o working with other requirementsworking with other requirements o

o distance of the specialization lecture area from my class roomdistance of the specialization lecture area from my class room o

o receiving calls/reading /answering text messagesreceiving calls/reading /answering text messages o

o had to finish my snacks/lunchhad to finish my snacks/lunch o

o attending my extra-curricular activitiesattending my extra-curricular activities o

o if other, please specify ___________if other, please specify ___________

12.

12. After almost ten After almost ten months with the subject I months with the subject I am learning;am learning;

o

o I learned a lot of things about I learned a lot of things about itit o

o I am picking informative things about the subjectI am picking informative things about the subject a thing or two…a thing or two… o

o nothing and I am not interested at allnothing and I am not interested at all o

o to do complacent measures just to pass this subjectto do complacent measures just to pass this subject o

o if other, please specify ___________if other, please specify ___________

13.

13. I I go to go to bed at;bed at;

o o 7:45 pm7:45 pm o o 8:30 pm8:30 pm o o 9:00 pm9:00 pm o o 10:00 pm10:00 pm o

o after midnightafter midnight o

o if other , please specify __________if other , please specify __________

14.

14. My My subject subject teacher is;teacher is;

o

o skillful, efficient and effective in teaching the lessonskillful, efficient and effective in teaching the lesson o

o is good in his/her field of expertiseis good in his/her field of expertise o

o giving us load of homework/tasks which is beyond our capabilitygiving us load of homework/tasks which is beyond our capability o

o a symbol of authority and tenacious funnya symbol of authority and tenacious funny o

o lackluster and needs inspirationlackluster and needs inspiration o

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D.

D. EVALUATION EVALUATION CRITERIACRITERIA 1.

1. Improve the Improve the academic performance academic performance of late of late students.students. 2.

2. Enhance Enhance them them in in early early schooling.schooling. 3.

3. Dissemination/ Implementation Information on Dissemination/ Implementation Information on proper schoolingproper schooling and benefits of being early.

and benefits of being early. 4.

4. Improve Improve time time managing managing or or balancing.balancing. 5.

5. Better peers Better peers or or Good Good peers.peers. E.

E. RESEARCH RESEARCH DESIGNDESIGN

The activity data and descriptive survey method will be used in this study. The activity data and descriptive survey method will be used in this study. It identified and described a particular condition in a given school environment, It identified and described a particular condition in a given school environment, as a reference point in planning and making appropriate educational decisions as a reference point in planning and making appropriate educational decisions and reasons. In this study, it will analyze and improve the academic performance and reasons. In this study, it will analyze and improve the academic performance of late students and for their right time management for proper using the activity of late students and for their right time management for proper using the activity data.

data.

Population Population

The study will be conducted at _______________

The study will be conducted at _______________ (name of school)(name of school).. It willIt will

consider all the students enrolled at that School Year. consider all the students enrolled at that School Year.

Data Gathering Procedures Data Gathering Procedures

For making the Written Survey the surveyor must ask permission first to For making the Written Survey the surveyor must ask permission first to the School attendant

the School attendant or directly to or directly to the Principal. the Principal. All the data All the data must write must write properlyproperly and honestly. S/He must be presentable and act as a professional Surveyor or and honestly. S/He must be presentable and act as a professional Surveyor or portrait the proper surveying. S/He will be responsible for guiding and giving portrait the proper surveying. S/He will be responsible for guiding and giving questions to the students for proper gathering data.

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Stats for the Research Stats for the Research  All the re

 All the results wsults will be tabuill be tabulated anlated and studiedd studied.. Name

Name of of student student Grade/School Grade/School QuestionQuestion Numbers Numbers Answers Answers #1 #1 #2 #2 #3 #3 #4 #4 #5 #5 #6 #6 #7 #7 #8 #8 #9 #9 #10 #10 #11 #11 #12 #12 #13 #13 #14 #14 Final Statement: Final Statement:

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