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ERIC Number: EJ1078671
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2087-8885
The Legend of Kemaro Island for Supporting Students in Learning Average
Lestariningsih; Putri, Ratu Ilma Indra; Darmawijoyo
Indonesian Mathematical Society Journal on Mathematics Education, v3 n2 p165-174 Jul 2012
This research is aimed to determine the role of Indonesian folklore context namely the Legend of Kemaro Island in supporting average learning on 6 grade students with Pendidikan Matematika Realistik Indonesia (PMRI) approach. The method used is a design research that contains three stage namely preliminary design, teaching experiment, and retrospective analysis. Results from the research shows that Indonesian folklore context can support students to develop their knowledge in the concept of average. Strategy and model (emergent modeling) that students discover, describe and discuss the construction or contribution shows how students can use to help their initial understanding of the concept of average.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Indonesia
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