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Jan 01, 1970

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Mar 08, 2018

3 pertanyaan fundamental tentang tes kognitif

Apa yang dimaksud dalam tes kognitif?Tes kognitif memberikan perkiraan mengenai intelektual, atau kognitif atau kemampuan dan potensi seorang anak/siswa.Tes kognitif juga menghasilkan rekomendasi yang relevan untuk perencanaan pendidikan. Sumber data untuk penilaian meliputi informasi latar belakang, riwayat pendidikan, dan data dari kognitif tes.Tes ini dirancang untuk menjawab pertanyaan-pertanyaan ini: Apakah anak/siswa memiliki ketidakmampuan belajar? Apakah anak/siswa memiliki masalah focus atau kemampuan eksekutif lainnya? Apa saja kemampuan kognitif yang dimiliki anak/siswa? Apa kekuatan dan kelemahan belajar yang anak/siswa miliki sebagai modal belajar? Rekomendasi pendidikan apa saja yang sesuai dengan kebutuhan anak/siswa?Mengapa ...

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Mar 08, 2018

5 kesalahpahaman tentang tes kognitif

5 kesalahpahaman tentang tes kognitifMengukur kelemahan dan kekuatan kognitif anak/siswa dan menggunakan informasi ini untuk mengoptimalkan pengajaran dan pembelajaran yang lebih efektif. Pembicaraan tentang Artificial-Intelligence (AI) dan teknologi yang memberikan pembelajaran yang dipersonalisasi sudah banyak di bicarakan di negara maju, namun tetap terasa sulit dipahami dan tidak praktis bagi kebanyakan pendidik di Indonesia. Kita mengetahui bahwa platform yang paling adaptif pun tidak memperhitungkan bahwa siswa memerlukan pendekatan yang berbeda dan bukan yang latihan yang lebih. Dan sangat tidak realistis mengharapkan guru kita memiliki solusi untuk setiap siswa setiap hari. Apalagi banyak sekolah yang memiliki perbandingan 1:40 guru dan murid.Beberapa dari ...

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Jan 26, 2018

Why isn’t my child performing well at school?

The Environment FactorWhether we realize it or not but our environment has a great influence on our behavior and mindset. During my childhood I remember vividly the first day of elementary school in San Diego, California. I was the only Asian in that public school, I didn’t know the language and I was only 6 years old. So I was exposed to many cultural differences, personality differences, and different standards.I was fortunate to have a good support system that helped me learn foreign language, in fact I was the top 5 for spelling bee competition. However, I moved around countries ...

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Sep 09, 2017

How to spot a great school?

In the past 6 months since I’ve first joined PT. Melintas Cakrawala Indonesia (MCI), I’ve had the privilege visit schools in Greater Jakarta area for two reasons:1. To understand the common problem schools were having in order find solutions we can provide2. To start building relationships with schools and introduce our company and what we aim to accomplish for Education in IndonesiaAfter meeting and presenting to over 20 schools, I’ve was fortunate to be able to gather many information such as:· How schools live up to their values and vision· How concern they were for the development of student’...

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May 11, 2018

Sifat Kepribadian ini terkait dengan IQ

Menurut penelitian Psikologis, sifat terbuka kepada pengalaman baru sangat terkait dengan IQ.Orang yang terbuka terhadap pengalaman baru lebih cenderung menjadi imajinatif, peka terhadap perasaan mereka, penasaran secara intelektual, dan suka mencari variasi dalam kehidupan mereka.Sifat keterbukaan terhadap pengalaman juga mengukur seberapa banyak anda suka mencoba ide atau kegiatan baru.Hasil ini berasal dari survey terhadap 146 siswa yang ditanya tentang kepribadian dan profil kognitif mereka.Keterbukaan terhadap pengalaman – salah satu dari lima aspek Utama kepribadian yang secara konsisten memiliki hubungan yang paling kuat dengan profil kognitif (IQ).Penulis penelitian, Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, menjelaskan:“Keterbukaan terhadap pengalaman adalah domain ...

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May 14, 2018

Alasan kekuatiran untuk tes dan 7 cara untuk mengatasinya

Ada berbagai alasan untuk kekuatiran saat mau tes atau ujian. Berita baiknya adalah bahwa sedikit kekuatiran akan ujian adalah hal yang baik. Ini memberikan dorongan adrenalin untuk bekerja secara efesien. Namun stress yang berlebihan dapat mengganggu kemampuan berpikir dan mengingat apa yang telah dipelajari. Jika kekuatiran akan tes adalah masalah, maka baca lanjutan artikel ini untuk mengetahui alasan paling umum dan apa yang harus dilakukan untuk mengatasinya.Pertama, sebagai orangtua dan guru kita perlu mengenali bahwa alasan untuk kekuatiran akan tes berbeda bagi setiap anak, maka yang perlu adalah mencari tahu yang menjadi alasan kekuatiran mereka.Kekuatiran untuk mata pelajaran ...

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May 14, 2018

Bagaimana Jika Kelemahan Terbesar Anda Dapat Menjadi Kekuatan Anda?

Bisakah kita mengubah kelemahan kita menjadi kekuatan? Lalu apa saja yang dibutuhkan? Pada tahun 2012 CEO Virgin Richard Branson menulis dalam bukunya bahwa kesulitannya dengan disleksia menjadi kekuatan terbesarnya. Itu mengajarkannya dia bagaimana menjadi manajer yang efisien yang menurutnya sangat penting dalam perjalanan menuju kesuksesannya.Sutradara pemenang Academy Award Steven Spielberg mengatakan bahwa karena dia menderita disleksia, dia menjadi suka melamun di sekolah. Dia mengatakan lamunan itu sebagai fondasi dari kemampuan dia bercerita.Mengapa sebagian dari kami mampu mengoptimalkan bakat meskipun dengan adanya tantangan? Apakah kita semua terlahir dengan kemampuan untuk mengubah kelemahan kita menjadi kekuatan? Atau apakah lingkungan kita yang ...

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May 15, 2018

Anak dengan Masalah Emosional Dibesarkan oleh OrangTua yang Melakukan Ini

Studi ini menemukan bahwa anak-anak yang pemalu sangat rentanPenelitian baru menunjukkan bahwa anak-anak yang mengalami konflik antara orangtua mereka dalam keseharian mereka memiliki masalah dalam memproses emosi.Masalah-masalah ini dapat menyebabkan kecemasan dan kewaspadaan berlebihan, membuat mereka melihat konflik bahkan ketika interaksi netral.Studi ini juga menemukan bahwa anak-anak yang pemalu sangat rentan.Penganiayaan dan penlantaran telah ditunjukkan untuk mengubah cara anak memproses emosi. Namun dalam penelitian ini juga ditemukan bahwa tingkat kesengsaraan yang lebih rendahpun dapat memiliki efek negatif.Dr. Alice Schermerhorn, penulis studi tersebut, mengatakan:“Pesannya jelas: bahkan tingkat kesengsaraan yang rendah seperti konflik orang tua tidak baik ...

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May 16, 2018

Mendukung Siswa "Rata-rata" Anda

Jika anda seorang guru, anda mengetahui tidak ada yang namanya rata-rata. Gagasan bahwa siswa dapat dikategorikan sebagai “Gifted”, Anak Kebutuhan Khusus, atau "hanya rata-rata" adalah simplistik. Statistik 10/10/80 mungkin bermanfaat untuk administrator, tetapi tidak berguna di dalam kelas.Terinspirasi oleh karya Dr. Todd Rose, kami mengeksplorasi mengapa tidak ada hal yang rata-rata dan menawarkan 8 strategi untuk mengelola keberagaman pelajar di setiap kelas.Jika bukan rata-rata lalu apa?Profesor Harvard Dr. Todd Rose dalam bukunya ‘The End of Average’ menjelaskan, “Setiap gagasan [rata-rata atau biasa] ini adalah dari imajinasi ilmiah yang salah arah.” Sebaliknya, setiap siswa memiliki profil pelajar. Artinya, setiap siswa ...

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May 17, 2018

Teaching Spirituality to Children

When children start school, children will start to get religious lessons. They will be invited to discuss and conduct religious activities by teachers at school.If your child is attending a faith-based school that teaches spiritual or religious lessons, this will no longer be a problem. But for parents who send their children to a public school or even a faith-based school that is different from family’s religion, instilling spiritual values ​​in the child become may quite complicated.For a number of parents in big cities who avoid becoming religious fanatics sometimes become anxious when their child starts telling ...

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Jun 07, 2018

The Phenomenon of Student Committed Suicide

Reading the latest headline news in online media about Student Who Committed Suicide, the news had paralyzed some parents and caused them to worry whether to send their children to public school. Many people believe that this happened due to the weakness of the school education system in Indonesia.But is it true this occurrence is due to poor education system in Indonesia? To find that out PT. Melintas Cakrawala Indonesia (MCI) interviewed an educational psychologist, Mrs. Reinita Koestomo.Question (MCI): As an educational psychologist, do you think that curriculum or education system which is currently applied in public schools ...

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Jul 01, 2018

Can passion make better teachers and cure Indonesia’s poor learning level?

After decades, 89% of Indonesian children are in schools. But only a few are actually learning well as shown in the results of Indonesian National Assessment Program. Indonesia was also still ranked in the lowest ten in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Thus, following a recent global trend in education, Indonesia should shift its education goal from enrolment to include learning. How?Research shows the teacher is a key to learning improvement. What teachers know, do and care about accounts for 30% of success in students’ learning. According to an interview with an officer with a national agency, Indonesia has ...

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Sep 25, 2018

Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!

Educators want nothing more than for our students to feel successful and excited to learn, and to understand the importance of their education. We want our students' attention and respect to match our own. I believe that most if not all of our students desire the same, but walking through our classroom doors are beautifully complex youth who are neurobiologically wired to feel before thinking.Carrying InEducators and students are carrying in much more than backpacks, car keys, conversations, partially-completed homework, and outward laughter. Buried deep in the brain's limbic system is an emotional switching station called the amygdala, ...

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Sep 25, 2018

How to Help Kids Talk About Learning Disabilities

"I learn differently."Three small words that can make a world of difference for kids like me who grew up struggling with learning issues.Sounds simple enough, right?Wrong.If your child has a learning disability, getting her help—working with the school to get an effective IEP—is the first thing on your mind. But helping her get comfortable talking about it is also important. And for a lot of kids, opening up isn't as easy as it sounds.Why your child needs to speak upWithout context, the symptoms of LD can look like laziness or disobedience, and, ...

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Jul 11, 2018

What Personalized Learning Is Not

“I really want to personalize learning for my students, but I just don’t see how it’s possible—there’s no way I can create individual lesson plans for all of my students everyday!”“I really like what you’ve shared with us today, but I can’t personalize my students’ learning because I don’t have enough devices for all of my students.”These are just two of the statements I hear from teachers about the challenges of facilitating personalized learning. As an instructional technology coach for a large district in the metropolitan Atlanta area, I serve several ...

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Sep 26, 2018

Personalized Learning Is the Answer. (I Forgot the Question.)

The latest buzzword in U.S. public education these days is personalized learning.Depending on whom you ask, the term refers to a model, a strategy, a plan, or just plain old good instruction. Personalized learning is something teachers do, something students do, something teachers do with students, or something students do with one another. Personalized learning is a noun, a verb, and an adjective. It is either impossible without technology or requires no technology at all. For anyone seeking to label an ideal education experience or garner support for a new initiative, personalized learning provides the answer.The excitement ...

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Sep 26, 2018

Personalized learning – a data revolution

Who doesn’t want a world in which everything they interact with is tailored personally to them?The advent of big data and machine learning has moved us towards a place where this vision is being realized at an incredibly rapid pace, fueled by our ability to capture and store everything about ourselves – from the keystrokes on our computers to our genetic sequences and DNA. This has led to the rise of personalized medicine that selects procedures that work for our specific body chemistry, personalized advertising that shows us the brand of jeans that fits us best, and even learning ...

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Sep 04, 2018

Has educational neuroscience actually had an impact on education so far?

Cognitive neuroscientist Silvia Bunge talks about the brain’s sensitive periods during childhood and adolescence, and about why reasoning skills are so important.Sabine Gysi: Is it necessary for the average elementary school teacher to know about changes in brain structure and function during childhood? And if so, why is it important?Silvia Bunge: Yes. I think it is absolutely important for several reasons. One is to appreciate how much the brain is changing over this time to allow children to focus more in class, remember more, interact more appropriately, inhibit their responses. Another is to remember that all of ...

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Sep 12, 2018

Reading, Writing, and Purpose: Why We Should Teach Kids Meaning at School

“Teaching children their purpose, getting them engaged in these bigger questions, can actually bolster and support their academic learning.”Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania, the scientific director of The Imagination Institute, and the author of Ungifted and Wired to Create. He recently joined Emily Esfahani Smith, author of The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters, for a Heleo Conversation on the ways we can build meaning in schools.This conversation has been edited and condensed.Scott: You’ve just written this wonderful book on meaning, and I’m deeply interested in ...

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Sep 26, 2018

Understanding, Diagnosing, and Coping with Slow Processing Speed

It's not unusual for gifted students to have slow processing speed. Of itself, slow processing speed is not a formal learning disability, but having it can frustrate students, teachers, and parents. As a clinical child psychologist specializing in assessing and treating students with attention deficit disorders and other learning problems, I often hear parents tell me their very bright child isn't finishing her classwork or that homework takes hours and hours to complete. Through observation or formal assessment of their child, these parents have been told that the child has slow processing speed.Understanding the role of slow ...

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Sep 26, 2018

A Few Strategies to Help Slow-Working Students

A parent recently asked me for advice about her son. Although his academic skills are strong, he feels the need to complete every task to absolute perfection; this means he finishes his work long, long after the rest of his peers. Not only are his teachers frustrated by the time it takes him to complete assignments, he doesn’t especially enjoy spending hours every night making all of his work just right.It’s easy enough to say we want all our students to work at their own pace, and in most classrooms, some flexibility is built in to allow ...

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Apr 01, 2018

12 Rules The Best Teachers Live By

Responding to the release of a new study earlier this month that shows adult Americans rank below average in math, technology, and literacy skills as compared to 24 other developed countries, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told NBC’s Matt Lauer that the findings “confirm what so many of us already believe, that we have a real state of crisis.” In Florida, a group of parents are proceeding with a lawsuit against the state for neglecting its responsibility to offer an “efficient, safe, secure and uniform high-quality” education to their children. In a recent article in The Atlantic exploring why ...

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