PENINGKATAN KEMAMPUAN BERHITUNG ANAK MELALUI KEGIATAN BERMAIN SEMPOA
The problem of this study was how the implementation of playing abacus activity in the learning process to improve childrens’ numeric skills. The objective of this study was to improve the childrens’ numeric skills by using abacus playing at class B2 PAUD Terpadu Negeri Pembina Selupu Rejang of Rejang Lebong Regency. This study was a classroom action research it was conducted by two cycles with three meetings in each cycle. The subjects of this study were 12 children consist of 7 male and 5 female of children. The data collection technique was an observation. The data was analyzed statistically by using t-test formula. From t-test calculation was indicated that there is improvement on cycle I to cycle II significantly, with tcalculable were (-17,33) ? ttable, with the degree of confidence of ttable were (5% = 2,20 and 1%= 3,10). Therefore, the suggestions for the teacher are the playing abacus activity gives alternative technique to improve the childrens’ numeric skills.