SUBITIZING SEBAGAI KEMAMPUAN MENDASAR BAGI ANAK USIA DINI UNTUK MENGUASAI KONSEP BILANGAN

I Komang Sesara Ariyana

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The concept of numbers is closely related to counting and arithmetic. Counting is
concerned with knowing how many of a given set of objects. To find out how many, maybe what
can be done is just by counting one by one. However, if the set is small, say 1 to 4, or 5, then the
viewer is able to state how many instantly, without counting it directly. This capability is known
as subitizing. Things relating to counting and arithmetic, should begin with an understanding of
subitizing skills, because if we want to know how many by counting one by one, it will be less
effective. It is possible that early children can do subitizing. Therefore, it is very important for
teachers and also early children to understand the ability of subitizing as a fundamental ability
to perform calculations. With such understanding it is strongly recommended to teachers to
provide facilities that can practice the subitizing ability to early childhood. In this paper, we
discuss about the notion of subitizing, type of subitizing, what factor that make subitizing easy
or hard, how the subitizing relationship with counting and arithmetic, and how to develop
subitizing skills.


Keywords: Arithmetic, Early childhood, Counting, Numbers, Subitizing


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