Using Pictorial Media to Improve Students' Comprehension Ability in Fraction Material

  • Rika Duta Wahyuni IAIN PONOROGO
  • Annisa Dwi Kurniawati


Increasing use of learning media is an important aspect of achieving mathematics learning goals, especially in fraction material for elementary school students. However, there are still many teachers who teach material in conventional ways without using interesting learning media. This research aims to find out whether the use of pictorial media is better in improving

students' understanding of fraction material. Quantitative design research with a pretest-posttest t test involving an experimental class and a control class was used to answer the research questions. A total of 32 grade 3 elementary school students were sampled in the research. The results of the research show that the use of pictorial media in mathematics learning about fractions for grade 3 elementary school students is better than ordinary learning which does not use pictorial media. How students' ability to understand fractions using pictorial media-based applications can be a recommendation for further research.


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How to Cite
WAHYUNI, Rika Duta; KURNIAWATI, Annisa Dwi. Using Pictorial Media to Improve Students' Comprehension Ability in Fraction Material. PISCES : Proceeding of Integrative Science Education Seminar, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 254-259, dec. 2023. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 13 july 2024.