Gadget Optimization to Improve the High Order Thinking Skill (HOTS) of Students in Elementary School
HOTS or High Order Thinking Skill is a skill that can be taught for children since elementary school age and is expected to continue to be developed in education. Higher Order Thinking Skill (HOTS) is a critical thinking, logical, reflective, metacognitive, and creative thinking that is a high-order thinking. HOTS deals with the ability to analyze, build, and create. The purpose of HOTS-based learning is to provide students with the skills to solve problems in everyday life and to form critical and creative thinking. Optimizing gadgets to develop students’s HOTS now need to be a serious concern for governments, teachers, and parents. Some attempts to support the movement can be assessed using the SWOT analysis. In general, the use of gadgets will have a positive impact on children. Gadgets can be used as a medium of instruction in the classroom for teachers' needs in high material openness. Good coordination between parents and school needs to be done so that the use of gadgets by children is not excessive and have a positive impact on their growth both physically and psychologically. In addition, the health aspects of children should also be considered because it will have long-term impact. This can be done by using the gadget according to the time recommended by the experts is 2-3 hours per day.