School that deals with their studies. As stated by

School is a very important part in every person’s life, because
it serves as a preparatory stage in entering a new chapter of life – the
future.  It is a meeting place for
students and teachers. It is a source of opportunity for study and discipline.
And it widens the perspective and outlook of the students. School serves as
their second home wherein moral values, behavior as well as virtues such as
sincerity, perseverance, truthfulness, tolerance, and obedience are being
taught. It develops each and every student as an individual to their fullest
potentials. It equips everyone with knowledge, skills, and abilities and how
they will perform well academically in every subject.

Students’ academic performance serves as a basis on how well they
are doing in every subject area that deals with their studies. As stated by Janelle
Regier (2011), it plays a vital role since it is strongly connected with the
positive product that students value. They are responsible for economic and
social development of the country that will become leaders and manpower in the
future. But as the time goes by, students do not care if they will perform well
or not whether it is in Science, Filipino or English, especially Mathematics.  That is why it is a huge concern not just only
in school but also in the society nowadays.

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According to Edson Tandoc (2012), based on the global survey of
the World Economic Forum (WEF), Philippines ranked 115 out of 142 countries in
terms of quality of Math education. Filipino students are struggling and having
a difficult time in appreciating the creativity of Mathematics even with simple
calculations. They are thinking that Math is boring and hard, and frequently
hearing them saying, “Where am I ever going to use this? I will not use them
after the test.”

There are
various factors why students are performing poorly in terms of academics in
Math. This research has gained a lot of significant attentions coming from
previous researches and it is continuously consider as a serious problem up to
this day. By this research, the researchers will identify