The Utilization of Integration of Stem Education Approach with Five Steps Learning Process to Enhance Learning Achievement and Problem Solving Abilities
Keywords:STEM Education approach with five STEPs Learning Process, Learning Achievement, Problem Solving Abilities
This study is aimed (1) to compare learning achievement and problem solving abilities after using STEM Education approach with five STEPs Learning Process between before and after the learning, and (2) to compare learning achievement and problem solving abilities of grade ten students after using Stem Education approach with five STEPs Learning Process with the set 70 percent criteria. The participants were 40 grade ten students who studied in the second semester of 2018 academic year from school of Saint Gabriel’s Foundation using cluster sampling. The research instruments were, (1) Stem Education approach with five STEPs Learning Process lesson plan, (2) Learning Achievement Test, and (3) Problem Solving Abilities Test. The data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation, t-test for dependent sample, and t-test for one sample.
The results indicated that (1) The Posttest mean scores of learning achievement and problem solving abilities of grade ten students after learning with the STEM Education approach with the five STEPs Learning Process were statistically significantly higher than the Pretest mean scores at the .01 level. And (2) The Posttest mean scores of learning achievement and problem solving abilities of grade ten students after learning with the STEM Education approach with the five STEPs Learning Process were statistically significantly higher than the set 70 percent criteria at the .01 level.
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