Evaluation of Content Curriculum in Kindergarten
This study aims to map the quality of the curriculum used by kindergartens in Jakarta. The mapping curriculum was done by looking at the suitability curriculum with stages of child development, accommodating children's needs, using child-centered learning processes, and utilizing technological developments. Subjects were 32 kindergarten institutions in Jakarta (North Jakarta and Jakarta Central), from 14 districts. Kindergarten institutions studied were chosen to represent each district. In collecting data, the researchers conducted an analysis content of curriculum and interview with respondents and informants in kindergarten institu-tions either principals or teachers in schools who selected as samples. The research team col-lected information as a result of observation and described in-depth interviews in the diary of researchers — the data collected from 16 kindergartens that are willing to research subject. The data consisted of curriculum documents, curriculum evaluation instruments and inter-views’ the results analyzed qualitatively from the beginning of the data collection process in-clude data reduction, data presentation, and conclusion.
Keyword: Content, Curriculum, Evaluation, Kindergarten
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