PERCEPTIONS OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN BANTEN PROVINCE ON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS TEACHING BOOK GAKKO TOSHO
This study aims to determine the perception of elementary school teachers towards mathematics textbooks published by GAKKO TOSHO Japan which will be used by elementary schools through the Sekolah Penggerak program from The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology, Republic of Indonesia. The aspects assessed by the teachers include content, presentation, language, students, and teachers. A total of 20 teachers from eight districts/cities in Banten Province were involved in this study. Research data were obtained through questionnaires and structured interviews. The results showed that 70% said very well and 25% said good, while the rest said it was good enough. From the presentation aspect, 55% said very well, 40% said good, and 5% said sufficient. From the linguistic aspect, 40% said very well, 45% said good, and 15% said sufficient. From the students' perspective, 75% said very well and 25% said good. Finally, from the teacher's perspective, 60% said very good, 30% said good, 5% said less, and 5% said very poorly. Of the five aspects, the lowest perception is the language and teacher aspect. The teacher finds it difficult to learn the book plots (learning trajectories) in the teacher's book.