Fostering students’ mathematical critical thinking skills on number patterns through digital book STEM PjBL
Agnita Siska Pramasdyahsari 1 * , Rina Dwi Setyawati 1 , Sindi Nur Aini 1 , Ukima Nusuki 1 , Julia Puspita Arum 1 , Iin Dwi Astutik 1 , Wahyu Widodo 1 , Nafiatuz Zuliah 2 , Ummy Salmah 3
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1 Universitas PGRI Semarang, Jalan Sidodadi Timur, Semarang, INDONESIA2 SMP Barunawati Semarang, Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah, INDONESIA3 SEAMEO QITEP İn Mathematics, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, INDONESIA* Corresponding Author

Abstract

21st-century learning requires students to have the competency problem-solving and critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration and communication. However, the mathematical critical thinking skills of Indonesian junior high school students remain relatively low. Therefore, the study aims to develop a digital book STEM PjBL to foster the students’ mathematical critical thinking skills. To achieve this aim development and research of the Borg and Gall (Gall et al., 2007) model continued with the experimental research conducted using one group pre- and post-test design. Instrument tests of mathematical critical thinking skills and student perception questionnaires were employed to collect data. The findings indicate that the digital book STEM PjBL is valid and significant in fostering students’ critical thinking skills and has a positive impact on other 21st-century learning skills. Furthermore, the data shows that students are satisfied and interested in learning through active teaching and learning methods that incorporate ICT tools and STEM-PjBL aspects.

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Article Type: Research Article

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2023, Volume 19, Issue 7, Article No: em2297

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/13342

Publication date: 01 Jul 2023

Online publication date: 05 Jun 2023

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