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open-access-imgOpen AccessRealistic mathematics education approach on teaching geometry in primary schools: Collaborative action research
Ejen Jenal Mutaqin,
Mehdi Salimi,
Lutfi Asyari,
Nizar Alam Hamdani
Publication year2021
Publication title
journal of physics: conference series
Resource typeJournals
PublisherIOP Publishing
The purpose of this study was to describe the steps of implementing the Realistic Mathematics Education (RME) approach in teaching geometry in elementary schools. This research uses collaborative action research between lecturers, students, and teachers in 2019 at one of the primary schools in Central Java. Data collection techniques through observation, interviews, and tests. The result of the research is that the implementation steps of the RME approach include: (a) Understanding contextual problems. (b) Describing contextual problems, (c) Solving contextual problems, (d) Comparing and discussing answers, and (e) Concluding. The implementation of the RME approach is proven to improve mathematics learning outcomes about geometry.
Subject(s)action (physics) , action research , computer science , data collection , mathematics , mathematics education , pedagogy , physics , psychology , quantum mechanics , statistics
SCImago Journal Rank0.21

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