IMPLEMENTATION OF MEDIA “WAYANG PRESIDEN” IN AN EFFORT TO ENHANCE THE KNOWLEDGE OF STUDENTS ABOUT THE HISTORY OF INDONESIAN REVOLUTION IN SDN 2 GROGOL

Nanang Septianto, Bayu Ringgar Amista, Sutaryanto Sutaryanto

Abstract


The unknowing of students about Indonesian revolution history is a serious threat for the young generation. “Wayang Presiden” is an education media as the introduction to Indonesian revolution through President’s life for elementary school students. This program is conducted for 4 months in SDN 2 Grogol, Kecamatan Sawoo, Kabupaten Ponorogo. This is a qualitative research with triangulation method and descriptive qualitative analysis. The results of this research program are 1) media “Wayang Presiden” is very effective as a media of introduction to Indonesian revolution through President’s life from education, cultural, and economic aspect. 2) This media makes the students become enthusiastic in learning, the students can learn, make, play, and perform “Wayang Presiden” by imitating positive characters from previous Indonesian presidents. Therefore “Wayang Presiden” media can enhance student’s knowledge about the history of Indonesian revolution.

Keywords


Media; “Wayang Presiden”; Revolution

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