Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(1), pp. 253 - 259
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080132
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Lesson Study Validation: Model for Social and Natural Sciences Teacher Development in the Implementation of National Curriculum in Muhammadiyah Schools, Indonesia


Sofyan Anif 1,*, Anam Sutopo 2, Harun Joko Prayitno 3
1 Department of Biology Education, Faculty of Teacher and Training Education, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Indonesia
2 Department of English Education, Faculty of Trainer and Training Education Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Indonesia
3 Department of Indonesian Education, Faculty of Trainer and Training Education Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Indonesia

ABSTRACT

This study aimed at identifying: 1) the problems faced by Social and natural science teachers of Muhammadiyah Schools Kartasura Indonesia in the implementation of National Curriculum, 2) suitable model for Social and natural science teacher development in the implementation of National Curriculum, 3) lesson study validation as a model for Social and natural science teacher development in the implementation of National Curriculum. Qualitative approach, the paradigm of social definitions particularly on micro studies, was employed in this study. The research subjects were 30 teachers of Muhammadiyah Elementary Schools in Kartasura Indonesia. The informants were teachers, principals, and supervisors. Data collection techniques included documentation, questionnaire, observation, test, and interview. Data analysis techniques were the first and second interpretations. The flow of data analysis included data reduction, data presentation, and conclusion. This study found out: 1) the problems faced by Social and natural science teachers in the implementation of National Curriculum consist of internal and external issues, 2) model for Social and Natural Science teacher development in the implementation of National Curriculum incorporates lesson study approach and collaborative approach, i.e., workshops, laboratory training, and teacher mentoring, 3) lesson study validation as a model for Social and Natural Science teacher development in the implementation of National Curriculum involves validation of theory and practice.

KEYWORDS
Validation, Lesson Study, Model, Development, Teacher

Cite this paper
Sofyan Anif , Anam Sutopo , Harun Joko Prayitno . "Lesson Study Validation: Model for Social and Natural Sciences Teacher Development in the Implementation of National Curriculum in Muhammadiyah Schools, Indonesia." Universal Journal of Educational Research 8.1 (2020) 253 - 259. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080132.