Identification Creative Thingking Skills in Primary School

  • T C Bayuni Program Studi Pendidikan Dasar, Sekolah Pascasarjana, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • H K Surtikanti Departemen Pendidikan Biologi, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • W Sopandi Departemen Pendidikan Kimia, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia


The ability of creative thinking is that must be possessed by students to life and challenge in 21st century. The ability that must be owned by students is creative thinking. The purpose of this research is to know the creative thinking ability of fourth grade students in primary school on energy concept. The concept of energy is chosen because the concept is studied on basis from third to sixth grade in primary school. The number of respondents in this study were 51 students. This article uses an essay test instrument that is use indicator of creative thinking that is fluency, flexibility, originality, and elaboration. The data obtained are the lowest creative thinking ability in the indicator of originality and elaboration. The result of creative thinking ability in fluency and flexibility stage is classified. The result of this research is the creative thinking ability of primary school students on the concept of energy very low and the need for a learning activity that is able to familiarize primary school students to be able to think creatively to be ready to compete globally in the face of the 4th industrial revolution as a form of life challenge in the 21st century.


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Bayuni, T., Surtikanti, H., & Sopandi, W. (2018). Identification Creative Thingking Skills in Primary School. International Conference on Mathematics and Science Education of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, 3, 562-567. Retrieved from