The impact of problem solving strategy in the development of creative thinking among the second middle school students in the city of Tabuk (Published)
The study aimed to identify methods that can help the teacher in developing the students’ creative abilities, identify the steps of the problem solving strategy, and identify the impact of the problem solving strategy in the development of creative abilities (fluency, original flexibility and expansion) among The second middle school students in the city of Tabouk To achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher followed the semi-experimental approach. The study tool was applied to a random sample of (54) female students of the second middle grade in Tabuk city, The researcher reached the following results: There were statistically significant differences at the level of (0.01) in the ability of fluency and flexibility for the benefit of the students of the experimental group who were trained in problem solving strategy, and the absence of statistically significant differences at (0.01) level of originality and addition between the experimental group and the control group.
The Effect of Think Talk Write (TTW) Learning Method on the Creative Thinking Ability of the Students at Primary School (SD) No. 060856 Medan, Indonesia (Published)
Think Talk Write (TTW) is developed and built through the activities of thinking, talking and writing involve a problem solving in small groups. This method helps the students to actively participate, think critically, and work together and provide the opportunities for the students to work alone and cooperate with others. Many factors can affect the students’ creative thinking ability. These factors can be grouped into two major parts, namely internal factors and external factors. The internal factors are factors that come from within the students namely the ability, intelligence, attitude, motivation, interests and others. Students at Primary School (SD) No. 060856 Medan gets TTW method is 80,67 and on the conventional class score average is 68,97. Thus the implementation of TTW and conventional learning methods affect the students’ ability in thinking creatively. The students’ ability in thinking creatively has a tcount (4,506)> ttable (1,671) and sig.2-tailed (0,000)> α=0,05 so H0 is rejected. Based on the results of these calculations, it can be put forward the conclusion that the two classes have the different average ability of thinking creatively.