THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ANIMATED VIDEO-BASED LEARNING TO IMPROVE COGNITIVE ABILITIES
Early childhood education (Paud) is an educational unit focussing on teaching children aged 0 to 6 years old, so that children have readiness to enter further education. There are many learning models that can be applied to early childhood education units in developing the potential that exists in children. Teacher is required to be more creative and innovative in choosing a learning model. Paud in Kecamatan Kuta Cot Glie seemed to be monotonous, so it did not attract the students' attention. This study tried to find out whether video animation will make it easier for students to understand the material. The research method used in this study was qualitative descriptive method, using observation, interviews and documentation as the instruments. The subjects in this study were 1 principal, 6 teachers, and 15 students in Tk Ashabul Yamin. It was found that the students’ learning outcomes in the form of portfolios shows the percentage of 89% of improvement at Tk Ashabul Yamin. Based on the results of interviews with principals, and it was also found that factors that hinder the implementation of animation-based learning include the limitations of teachers’ capability in using applications for video editing (Canva) and limited computer devices and internet access, so it takes a longer time when making videos. Of the seven teachers, only two teachers are proficient in the use of computers. Although there are obstacles in the implementation of animated video-based learning.