https://royalliteglobal.com/rjass/issue/feed Research Journal in Advanced Social Sciences 2021-03-08T12:17:54+00:00 AMOS OJWANG info@royalliteglobal.com Open Journal Systems <p style="text-align: justify;">Part of Royallite Global,<strong><em> Research Journal in Advanced Social Sciences</em></strong><em>&nbsp;</em>publishes peer-reviewed research in all areas of social and human sciences. It encourages interdisciplinary research, fosters an environment for cross disciplinary research connections and also accepts a range of article types including reviews, short communications and replication studies. Through hybrid open access publishing model, it aims at bringing research and knowledge to the widest possible audience.&nbsp;</p> https://royalliteglobal.com/rjass/article/view/532 Impact of early childhood educators’ pedagogical content knowledge on early graders academic success in the Sissala East Municipal 2021-01-26T22:11:35+00:00 Wasila Mahamud kpayala29@gmail.com <p>The study examined the impact of early childhood educators’ pedagogical content knowledge on early graders academic success in the Sissala East Municipal. The target population for the research included all early childhood educators in the Sissala East Municipal in the Upper West Region of Ghana. This research employed multiple sampling techniques, which include: purposive, simple random, criterion sampling and lottery sampling techniques. The researcher selected all early childhood educators using purposive sampling. The total sample for the study was 164 early childhood educators. Self-developed questionnaire, interview guides and observation checklist were used for data collection. The quantitative data analysis was done using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) software version 20. The study revealed that majority of the respondents agreed that the pedagogical content knowledge of teachers and teachers’ teaching-learning strategies significantly enhanced the performance of students. It is concluded that pedagogical content knowledge of teachers has an impact on learners’ performance. The findings of this study will guide teacher preparation trainers and curriculum designers to correlate their relayed curriculum on how Language and literacy practices are and the extent of their implementation in the classrooms.</p> 2021-03-08T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2021 Wasila Mahamud