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Article Published In Vol.5 (May-June-2017)

Improving Teachers’ Effectivenesss in developing 5-6 Years Old Children’s Multiple Intelligence based on Holistic Integrative Instructional Approach

Pages : 500-505

Author : Warni Djuwita and Martini Jamaris

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This research is aimed to empower teachers’ effectiveness in improving the young children’s development based on multiple intelligence development through the holistic integrative instructional approach. The research is mix method research, in which, the research implements quantitative and quantitative research methodologies. The mix method research is applied in the form of action research, particularly, Martini Jamaris’s Action Research Model. The research participants_are 4 kindergarten teachers and 19 kindergarten children, aged 5-6 years old.. The empowerment of the teachers ‘ knowledge and skill in enhancing the 5-6 years old multiple intelligence is decided by the effectiveness the teacher in implementing the holistic integrative instructional aimed to increase of the children’s multiple intelligence development. The result of the research revealed that the multiple intelligence’s of the 19 children are improved significantly. It can be analysed from the difference between their score on pre- assessment or before the holistic integrative instructional approach are applied, in which , the multiple intelligence score of the children is in average about 94.88 and their score on post-assessment, in which , is in average about 111.41. Therefore , the children multiple intelligence are increased about 85.16 %.

Keywords: Improving, teachers’ effectiveness, holistic integrative instructional approach, multiple intelligence, integrated learning , mix method research



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