Unplugged Coding Activities for Early Childhood Problem-Solving Skills

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Title Unplugged Coding Activities for Early Childhood Problem-Solving Skills
Creator Mutoharoh
Hufad, Achmad
Faturrohman, Maman
Rusdiyani, Isti
Description Problem solving skills are very important in supporting social development. Children with problem solving skills can build healthy relationships with their friends, understand the emotions of those around them, and see events with other people's perspectives. The purpose of this study was to determine the implementation of playing unplugged coding programs in improving early childhood problem solving skills. This study used a classroom action research design, using the Kemmis and Taggart cycle models. The subjects of this study were children aged 5-6 years in Shafa Marwah Kindergarten. Research can achieve the target results of increasing children's problem-solving abilities after going through two cycles. In the first cycle, the child's initial problem-solving skills was 67.5% and in the second cycle it increased to 80.5%. The initial skills of children's problem-solving increases because children tend to be enthusiastic and excited about the various play activities prepared by the teacher. The stimulation and motivation of the teacher enables children to find solutions to problems faced when carrying out play activities. So, it can be concluded that learning unplugged coding is an activity that can attract children's interest and become a solution to bring up children's initial problem-solving abilities.
Keywords: Early Childhood, Unplugged Coding, Problem solving skills
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Publisher Program Studi Magister Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini
Date 2021-04-30
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Identifier http://journal.unj.ac.id/unj/index.php/jpud/article/view/19269
Source Jurnal Pendidikan Usia Dini; Vol 15 No 1 (2021): Jurnal Pendidikan Usia Dini Volume 15 Number 1 April 2021; 121 - 140
JURNAL PENDIDIKAN USIA DINI; Vol 15 No 1 (2021): Jurnal Pendidikan Usia Dini Volume 15 Number 1 April 2021; 121 - 140
Language eng
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