Teaching Math in The Virtual Classroom: Insights and Perspectives

Gilbert Arrieta, Annie Zulueta, Dennis Lorenzo, Geliza Gayta


Abstract: This study aims to find out experiences of the math teachers in terms of their preparations, teaching strategies and activities including their insights and realizations in teaching math in the virtual classrooms. The study revealed that student participation and technological capability are their main doubts and concerns in online teaching. It found out that math teachers used more interactive power point presentations, interactive games using gaming websites, and differentiated learning as their teaching strategies and approaches. They realized that teaching math in the virtual classroom is not actually hard, and math teachers should create a new learning environment and be more open-minded in the new normal.

Keywords: teaching math online, student participation, online teaching strategies, insights and realizations.

Abstrak: Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mengetahui pengalaman guru matematika dalam hal persiapan, strategi dan kegiatan mengajar termasuk wawasan dan realisasinya dalam mengajar matematika di kelas virtual. Studi tersebut mengungkapkan bahwa partisipasi siswa dan kemampuan teknologi adalah keraguan dan kekhawatiran utama mereka dalam pengajaran online. Ditemukan bahwa guru matematika menggunakan presentasi power point yang lebih interaktif, permainan interaktif menggunakan situs web game, dan pembelajaran yang berbeda sebagai strategi dan pendekatan pengajaran mereka. Mereka menyadari bahwa mengajar matematika di kelas virtual sebenarnya tidak sulit, dan guru matematika harus menciptakan lingkungan belajar yang baru dan lebih berpikiran terbuka dalam kehidupan normal yang baru.

Kata kunci: mengajar matematika online, partisipasi siswa, strategi pengajaran online, wawasan dan realisasi.


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23960/jpmipa/v22i2.pp167-178

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