The effect of fun and interactive games as a strategy in teaching coordinates to enhance students’ performance in Mathematics

  • Nurjailam Hamzah Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Malaysia
  • Siti Mistima Maat Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Malaysia
  • Zanaton H. Iksan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Malaysia
Keywords: fun and interactive games, students’ mathematics performance.


This research is aimed to help students develop their mathematical concept, as well as emphasizing the appropriate use of information technology among Year Three students. The current mathematics curriculum in Year Three primary school in Malaysia was introduced in 2018. This quantitative study used a quasi-experimental method. Thus, this study examines the differences in performance between a controlled group and experimental group from a school in Malaysia. Paired samples test results have proven that the experimental group performed better than the controlled group. It was also found that fun and interactive games can increase students’ understanding and interest towards mathematics. Interactive games can contribute least time to master some mathematical concepts in a fun way. Therefore, the fun and interactive game is a superior instrument that can be utilized by primary students in learning mathematics in order to encourage learning and innovation skills in the 21st century.

Author Biography

Siti Mistima Maat, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Malaysia

Corresponding author. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia. Corresponding author.


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How to Cite
Hamzah, N., Mistima Maat, S., & H. Iksan, Z. (2019). The effect of fun and interactive games as a strategy in teaching coordinates to enhance students’ performance in Mathematics. Religación. Revista De Ciencias Sociales Y Humanidades, 4(22), 274-278. Retrieved from