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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(11), 1589-1592
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-11-20
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Development of Teaching Materials Based on Metacognition Approach to Improve Mathematical Ability Students in State 17 Middle Medan

Sri Wulandari1, , Amin Fauzi1 and Wamington Rajagukguk1

1Postgraduate Program in Mathematics Education, Medan State University, Medan, Indonesia

Pub. Date: December 06, 2018

Cite this paper:
Sri Wulandari, Amin Fauzi and Wamington Rajagukguk. Development of Teaching Materials Based on Metacognition Approach to Improve Mathematical Ability Students in State 17 Middle Medan. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(11):1589-1592. doi: 10.12691/education-6-11-20

Abstract

This study aims to describe: 1) the validity, practicality and effectiveness of the teaching materials developed, 2) describe the improvement of students' mathematical reasoning abilities using the developed teaching material. The development of teaching materials based on the metacognition approach uses a 4-D model developed by Thiagarajan, Semmel and Semmel. The subjects in this study were students of class VIII-8 and VIII-9 SMP Negeri 17 Medan. From the results of field trials I and field trials II obtained: 1) teaching materials that meet valid, practical and effective criteria, 2) there is an increase in mathematical reasoning abilities.

Keywords:
teaching materials metacognition approach 4-D development model mathematical reasoning ability

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