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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Creative Thinking Ability Based On Mathematical Skills Of Elementary School Students

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Anwar Novianto, Marsigit, Sugito, Hendra Erik Rudyanto



creative thinking ability, elementary school students



The purpose of this study was to explore the student’s creative thinking abilities in solving realistic mathematical problems. This type of research was qualitative research that used the subject from fifth-grade elementary school students. The subject consisted of 3 students who had different classification of mathematical skills. Data collection techniques are taken from observation, test, and interview. Data analysis was performed by data reduction, data presentation, and conclusions. The data validity techniques are done by triangulation data sources. The result showed that students who had a high and medium mathematical skill, in general, could get good creative thinking ability. Then, students with low mathematical skills had less creative thinking ability. This result could provide an image about student’s creative thinking abilities and being an evaluation material in mathematic learning.



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