PEMBELAJARAN MATEMATIKA DENGAN METODE PEMBELAJARAN KOOPERATIF MODEL THINK PAIR SQUARE PADA SISWA KELAS VII C SMP MUHAMMADIYAH 06 DAU MALANG
ABSTRACT The success of learning are intimately associated with the ability of teachers choose approaches and learning models. The students will better understand the material if they are facilitated with appropriate learning approaches. One model that optimizes student learning in cooperative learning is the learning model of think-pair-square. Think-pair-square gives time to think and respond and help each other with each other. think-pair-square consists of 3 core stages that think (think) it means the students thinking about a problem of individual, pair means that students in pairs to discuss an issue and the square means of four students to discuss and share solutions from the previous stage. This study aims to find out how the student activities take place during the learning process and student learning achievement results on the material in fraction operations. This research was carried out in SMP Muhammadiyah 06 Dau Malang with research subjects is a student of class VII-C. Type of research used is descriptive research with a qualitative approach. Instruments used in this study is to share observations and tests students’ activities. Based on the analysis of mathematics teaching with cooperative learning methods model think- pair-square average percentage of students to study the activity of the nine indicators of activity, the students asked the friend, the student asked the teacher, the students had a discussion in pairs, students do four of discussions, an opinion , students listen to descriptions delivery of material from teachers, students watched the presentation groups, working independently exercises, behaviors that are not relevant (joking with friends, daydreaming, sleeping). Percentage of learning activities at the first meeting for 74.36%, meeting of the two for 75.77% and at the third meeting of 84.88%. As for learning achievement of 30 students 26 students have achieved learning achievements with percentages of 86.67%. Based on the above, it can be concluded that learning by using cooperative learning methods model think-pair-square can encourage students to learn actively in class.