Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : mentoring strategy

Transformation Of Learning For Early Childhood Education Through Parent Assistance In The Pandemic Covid-19

Juliana .; Rudy Pramono; Rizaldi Parani; Arifin Djakasaputra

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 2192-2206

The 2019 corona virus disease (Covid-19) outbreak that hit countries in the world, presents its own challenges for educational institutions, especially early childhood education. To fight Covid-19, the Government prohibits gathering, social distancing and physical distancing, wearing masks and always washing hands and maintaining cleanliness. The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted conventional learning processes. So we need a solution to answer these problems. Online learning is an alternative that can solve this problem. This study aims to determine strategies that can be applied in the learning transformation process through parental assistance in online learning for early childhood education children during the Covid 19 pandemic. The research method used is a descriptive qualitative approach. Data collected through observation, interviews and documentation. Interviews were conducted with 7 informants including the principal, parents of students and teachers. In this study, the sample determine using purposive sampling technique. The results showed that the model of parental assistance in online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic at Kingdom School, namely (1) parents ensure children and pay attention to material from the teacher, (2) accompany children when making homework, (3) people parents take part in any material provided by the teacher, (4) parents are also involved in online learning from the teacher. Meanwhile, the obstacles faced by parents in accompanying young children in online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic are not maintaining children's enthusiasm, not giving enough time, bad mood children and children bored and distracted by other things such as toys. The solution is First, by means of communication with the teacher. Second, creating a positive atmosphere. Third, enforcing discipline and Fourth, making learning videos for children.