Collaboration Skills Improvement Using a Problem-Based Learning Model for Grade 4 Elementary School
Keywords:Collaborative, Problem-Based Learning, The 21st-century
The background of this study is the collaborative skills of 4th-grade students who are still low. Collaborative skills are one of the 21st-century skills. The learning process carried out in the classroom is influenced by the models, methods, and approaches used by the teacher. The study applied a Problem-Based Learning model to improve the collaborative skills of 4th-grade students. This study uses Kemmis and McTaggart Class Action Research models. The subject of this study is a 4th-grade student with a total of 22 students. The object of this study is the collaborative skills of 4th-grade students. Data collection techniques use observation and documentation. Data is analyzed using qualitative and quantitative analysis. The results of this study were: collaborative skills of students of grade 4 on the pre-cycle of 59.09%, cycle I at 77.28%, and cycle II at 90.91%. Through the Problem-Based Learning model, the collaborative skills of grade 4 students have been improved.