Puji Astuti


This paper aims to describe how students develop understanding of one-digit decimals. To achieve the aim, Local Instruction Theory (LIT) about the process of learning decimals and the means designed to support that learning are developed. Along with this idea, the framework of Realistic Mathematics Education (RME) is proposed. Based on the aim, design research methodology is used. This paper discusses learning activities of three meetings from teaching experiment of the focus group students of the fourth grade elementary school in Surabaya: SDIT Al Ghilmani. The data indicated that the learning activities promoted the students’ understanding of one-digit decimal numbers.

Keyword: measurement, decimal numbers, number line


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22342/jme.5.1.1447.35-46

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22342/jme.5.1.1447.35-46


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