Brainstorming as a Method to Increase students’ Critical Thinking Skill

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Yusria Yusria Eksa Budiarta


The reseach discusses about Brainstorming as method to improve the ability of critical thinking for student. The purpose of this research was to  improve  of critical thinking ability for students on science subject human organ material  in class fifth grade at the state Elementary School 111 Sungai Abang  VII Koto district of Tebo through brainstorming method. This research method  was besed on  Classroom Action Researchof Kemmis and Mc. Taggart.. The data obtained through observation, interview, documentation, and evaluation. Data analysis used data display, and conclusion or verification. Results of this research are showed on  increasedstudent`s ability of criticl  thinking through Brainstorming method in teaching and learning process. The evident could be measured from the evaluation of cycle I and cycle II with the average value in cycle I 68.89 and cycle II 76.12. For the level of completeness in cycle I 55.56% while in cycle II 83.34%. The findings that ability of critical thinkingwas could increased through brainstorming method on class fifth grade at The State Elementary School 111 Sungai Abang VII koto district of Tebo,has achieved of learning and this research couldn`t be generalized.


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YUSRIA, Yusria; BUDIARTA, Eksa. Brainstorming as a Method to Increase students’ Critical Thinking Skill. IJER (Indonesian Journal of Educational Research), [S.l.], v. 3, n. 2, p. 46-50, jan. 2019. ISSN 2541-2159. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 may 2019. doi: