The Role of Teachers in Development of Assessment Instruments High Order Thinking Skill
This study aims to describe the role of the teacher, the difficulties of the teacher and the efforts made by the teacher in the development of instruments for evaluating the High Order Thinking Skill in SMP Negeri 2 Kaliangkrik. This research is a descriptive study using a qualitative approach. Data collection techniques used were interviews, observation, and documentation. Data analysis techniques are carried out by inductive analysis. The technique of checking the validity of the data used in this study is the triangulation technique. The results showed that: (1) The role of the teacher in developing instruments for evaluating High Order Thinking Skill for SMP Negeri 2 Kaliangkrik can be seen through the preparation of learning implementation plans that have not developed a learning implementation plan according to the teacher's ability to develop instruments for evaluating High Order Thinking Skill; through the implementation of learning by teachers who have not developed instruments of assessment for High Order Thinking Skills in learning; and through the evaluation of learning by the teacher in different ways of development, so that the role of the teacher in developing assessment instruments to measure High Order Thinking Skills in SMP Negeri 2 Kaliangkrik has not been maximally implemented; (2) difficulties faced by junior high school teachers in developing assessment instruments to measure High Order Thinking Skills on the abilities of different students' mindsets and elaboration of 2013 Curriculum assessments; (3) efforts to overcome the difficulties of developing an instrument of assessment of the High Order Thinking Skill of Middle School is to explain to the teacher who is not clear, simplify the understanding of the questions, the MGMP forum.
Keywords: role of teachers, instruments for evaluating high order thinking skill.