FKIP – Endah Yuliana Letasi, a student of the Elementary School Teacher Education Study Program (PGSD) Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (FKIP) Sebelas Maret University (UNS) Surakarta won 1st place in the Micro Teaching Competition at the 2021 PGSD Creativity Festival which announced on September 15, 2021 ago.

The theme of the competition was “Building Student Creativity in Expressing Indonesian Independence”. The competition was held online by utilizing social media Instagram as a medium to announce the winner.

Endah conveyed the technicalities of the competition that she participated in so that she was acieved the 1st winner in this competition.

“The technical competition is by making a 15-minute teaching video,” said Endah when met by the team on Friday (7/1/2022).

In this competition, Endah chose one Basic Competence (KD) for the third grade of Elementary School (SD).

“At that time I chose to make a learning video for the third grade of Elementary School theme 1, Living Creatures. I added animations of student characters that seemed as if they were following the lessons in the classroom,” said Endah.

Furthermore, Endah revealed the reason for using character animation in the learning videos that were contested.

“I added student characters to make them more interactive so that the material I convey in the video is easier for students to understand, especially for lower grade students,” said Endah.

From the learning concept that was applied, Endah has a goal to facilitate learning when it takes place. Furthermore, Endah said the benefits she wanted to get from the concept she proposed.

“It can be a reference or inspiration for other prospective educators to increase creativity in using learning media and technology,” said Endah.

In the end, Endah conveyed the hopes she wanted to achieve in the future.

“Hopefully, I can hone my teaching skills to be better,” said Endah.

Reporter: Dwinanda Wuri Harsanti
Editor: Zalfaa Azalia Pursita