Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2018, Page: 24-27
The Influence of Nutrition Status on Executive Function of Early Childhood Education in DKI Jakarta Province
Debie Susanti, Department of Early Childhood Education, Jakarta State University, Jakarta, Indonesia
Myrnawati Crie Handini, Department of Early Childhood Education, Jakarta State University, Jakarta, Indonesia
Elindra Yetti, Department of Early Childhood Education, Jakarta State University, Jakarta, Indonesia
Received: Apr. 22, 2018;       Accepted: May 14, 2018;       Published: May 25, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20180302.11      View  1008      Downloads  72
Abstract
The research objective was to know the influence of nutrition status on executive function to the children. The type of research used ex-post facto through survey method at six Class B early childhood education which the total number of students is 102 students who were gotten multistage cluster random sampling technique from the all students in DKI Jakarta Province. The data of children’s executive function was gained through survey method and used Executive function instrument, BRIEF-P which had modified and validated. The research finding was based on analysis in this study, then concise that the children’s executive function was affected by their nutrition status. To raise the children’s executive function, it needs to increase their nutrition status. Likewise, the children who have good nutrition status are disposed to have good executive function. Therefore, through this research may be a suggestion for the government of Indonesia to increase the children’s nutrition status in Indonesia by serving the educational program to the parents, and hold the teacher’s training for PAUD teachers in order to upgrade the understanding of children executive function, thus they can restrain disturbances of learning process in the classroom.
Keywords
Nutrition Status, Executive Function, Early Childhood Education
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Debie Susanti, Myrnawati Crie Handini, Elindra Yetti, The Influence of Nutrition Status on Executive Function of Early Childhood Education in DKI Jakarta Province, International Journal of Education, Culture and Society. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2018, pp. 24-27. doi: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20180302.11
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