Development of educational model of the pillow book kesgi as learning to brushing teeth for preschool children
Preschool children have higher health problems than elementary school age children. The high level of dental health problems in preschool children is due to the low behavior of maintaining oral hygiene, especially in brushing teeth, it is proven that the data on brushing teeth correctly at the age of > 3 years is only 2.3%. Efforts to improve dental health status in preschool children by establishing independence in brushing teeth as early as possible. The kesgi pillow book model is a development of the dental health pillow book media that researchers have made in previous studies, where there are various pillow book titles, so it is necessary to develop learning methods for the dental health pillow book media that have been created. This study aims to develop an educational model of the Kesgi pillow book as an effort to improve the dental and oral health status of preschool children. This research method uses Research and Development (R&D). The samples for the design stage of the Kesgi pillow book model with purposive sampling consisted of: dental health managers at the health office, curriculum managers at the education office, heads of community health centers, kindergarten principals, dental health workers and teachers. The research instrument used a question sheet and data collection techniques were carried out by interview. Data analysis for model validation with intraclass correlation coefficient. The results of expert validity show that the p-value = 0.000. Conclusion: educational model of the pillow book kesgi relevant as a learning model for preschool children in an effort to improve the dental health status of preschool children.
Keywords: Model, pillow book, learning, brushing teeth
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