Student Problematics in Thematic Learning
The purpose of this research is to analyzing problems and problematic factors of students and describing the efforts of teachers in overcoming student problems in thematic learning. This research use a descriptive qualitative approach. The research subjects were fifth grade students of SDN 03 Wonorejo Gondangrejo Karanganyar. Data collection techniques are observation, interviews, and documentation. The data analysis technique used was qualitative data analysis by Miles and Hubermen's model, including data reduction, data presentation and conclusion drawing. The results of this study are that there are student problems in thematic learning, namely: students are confused because thematic lessons consist of a lot of subject matter, students who have cognitive or low thinking power are left behind, students are not maximal in receiving thematic lessons, Parents find it difficult when helping students do assignments at home, students have difficulty understanding and answering questions, student scores are below the KKM, and students feel bored because the duration of thematic lessons is longer than other subjects. Factors that influence students 'problems in thematic learning are a lot of mixed material, human resources (human resources), age of students, students' thinking or cognitive power, parents, long duration of learning time, and class atmosphere. The teacher's efforts to overcome student problems in thematic learning are to present interesting learning, collaboration between teachers and parents, provide innovative learning, teachers invite students to be creative, use fun learning methods, use varied learning media, and discuss with other teachers.