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IJSTR >> Volume 7 - Issue 12, December 2018 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Problem-Based Learning Model Applied: Enhancing The First Grade Students' English Achievement At Muhammadiyah Islamic School Kota Ternate

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AUTHOR(S)

Adi F. Mahmud, Taslim Buaja, Safia A. Noh

 

KEYWORDS

Teachings models, the English student, senior high school.

 

ABSTRACT

Choice, a model of teaching to apply in the classroom, has a significant role in helping successful student achievement. Model of education gives the most significant contribution. This research aims to investigate two main questions (1) how PBL is applied in teaching English in the classroom? And (does PBL enhances the first-grade students' English achievements?. Classroom Action Research (CAR) use to collect and analyze research data, and then this research happens only one cycle. First-grade students at Muhammadiyah Islamic school involve as the subject. They are 20 students. Data collection by using two techniques such as test and observation. Data finding from analysis through descriptive statistic and descriptive qualitative applied to presented observation result findings from observation and test indicated that students in each group participate well in asking questions, answering the question from other groups and teacher, and doing each instruction for teaching and learning activities take place. The students in each group could manage their group well during teaching and learning process take place. Students did not make a noise and disturb each other. The testing findings showed the effect of PBL on students learning achievement appeared variously. Twenty-five students were testing score significant improvement. The lower scores of students testing were = 76 (one student), and the higher score was = 81 (one student). Moreover, the overall the results of students testing score reach over = 75. It was higher than English subject KKM at that school. It indicated that there was the statistical improvement of the impact of PBL model applied in teaching English at first-grade students of Muhammadiyah Islamic School Kota Ternate.

 

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