USAID PRIORITAS is a five year USAID-funded project designed to improve access to quality education for children in Indonesia. USAID PRIORITAS is part of an agreement between the Governments of the United States of American and the Republic of Indonesia.

Creating a Model of a Madrasah

Akidin MPd, a math teacher at MTsN Tigaraksa, invited his Grade IX students to makes scale models of their madrasah in order to apply the concept of similarity in problem solving.

Photosynthesis Experiment: Counting Air Bubble

Students of Grade IX at SMPN 3 Cimahi, West Java, were asked to conduct an experiment on photosynthesis with the plant Hydrilla verticillata (10/10). This lesson aimed to teach students to observe the phenomenon of photosynthesis and present their observations.

Interesting Library Arrangement, Students' Books Published

To support the development of a culture of reading in the school, Aep Haerudin, head librarian at SMPN 6 Cimahi, has created a library that aims to be a fun place and to attract students to read.

Using Big Books Facilitates Students' Storytelling

I have made use of the big books provided by USAID PRIORITAS for teaching Bahasa Indonesia and especially to improve the reading skills of students.
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  • Learning about Talkshows in Indonesian Language

    Monday, 26 September 2016 | 08:15 WIB
    I designed material about interviews for an Indonesian language class for grade VIII by replicating the model of a talkshow. The purpose of this lesson was to help students learn about interviewing a guest while...
  • Learning about Volcano Monitoring Activities

    Thursday, 22 September 2016 | 08:15 WIB
    Mount Bumi Telong, which is about 10 km from the school, is one of the active volcanoes in the province. To reduce the risk of disasters, the government has set up a volcano monitoring office.
  • Creating a Three Dimensional Cross-Section of a Hydrologic Water Cycle

    Monday, 19 September 2016 | 08:15 WIB
    Dedah Juwaedah, a social studies teacher at MTs Al-Mukhtariyah, held up a glass of water. "Children, what am I holding"? The students answered in unison: "Water ...". The teacher asked again, "On this earth, why does water never run out?"...
  • Creating a Captivating Bar Chart

    Thursday, 15 September 2016 | 08:15 WIB
    "Children, our subject matter today is bar charts and pie charts," said Towilah, a math teacher at MTsN 2 in Serang. Then she said: "The learning objective for today is that you understand the technique of analyzing and presenting data with two variables using bar charts."
  • Creating an English Language Comic

    Thursday, 08 September 2016 | 08:15 WIB
    Haryati, an eighth grade English teacher at MTsN 2 Tangerang, invited her students to increase their skills in expressing their opinions using English.
  • Learning Vocabulary with a Letter Game

    Monday, 05 September 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    Yuli Ambarsari SPd, a first grade teacher at SDN Segunung, created a word game for a 15 minute guided reading activity. She cut up pieces of paper consisting of words and letters according to the words contained in a leveled reading book.
  • Calculating Pressure on Soil

    Thursday, 01 September 2016 | 08:15 WIB
    earning Science is often assumed to involve mainly the memorization of formulae and testing them. Contrary to this assumption, as part of an investigation of the relationship between force, pressure, and the size of...
  • These Are The Benefits of Using Leveled Reading Books

    Monday, 29 August 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    At SDN 07 Letta Bantaeng, after implementing a reading program using leveled reading books, second grade students taught by Idayani, on their own initiative, produced their own small books.
  • Going on a Trip, Learning, and Reporting

    Thursday, 25 August 2016 | 08:15 WIB
    tudents from grade IV at SDN Kompleks IKIP I Makassar, some time ago, studied at the Center for Environmental Education (PPLH) in Puntondo, Takalar, which develops educational programs about marine and coastal ecosystems.
  • To Improve Literacy, MTsN Susoh Launches Its 'Gelira' Program

    Monday, 22 August 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    MTsN Unggul Susoh launched a reading cart program and its “five hundred rupiah movement” (gerakan lima ratus rupiah or 'Gelira'), which takes place every Monday, to support and foster students' interest in reading.
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