Building The Character of Entrepreneurship For Pre-School Students Through Science
The character of entrepreneurship is considered as a symbol of characteristic that possesses personal power in confronting the world‟s challenges. One possessing entrepreneurship character, according to Tamara (2002), is included into 10-C‟s formula: (1) Commitment, (2) Confidence, (3) Cooperative, (4) Care, (5) Creative, (6) Challenge, (7) Calculation, (8) Communications, (9) Competitiveness, and (10) Change. Building such characters of entrepreneurship can be inculcated and developed through the process of learning, both in family and school environments. The education of entrepreneurship can be implemented since early childhood through introductory phase, but by no means of making the children as executors. Building the characters of entrepreneurship on early children focuses more on how to build the traits and independent character, as well as responsibility through entrepreneurship education both theoretically and practically, also concrete examples for the mental establishment needs time and long process. The process of learning science is able to play a role in developing the character of entrepreneur through the application of grand design learning. Building character of entrepreneurship can be sprout up through learning science because the learning process trains the students to find and accomplish problems identified in surrounding environment, which in turn it can establish students‟ scientific attitudes. These scientific attitudes are able to support the entire characteristics of an entrepreneur.