Author Guidelines




Jurnal Pendidikan Sekolah Dasar



  • The article is an original report of research or a systematic review article (only invitation) about research topic in elementary education.
  • The article is unpublished yet and in process of submitted the other journal. 
  • Never submit another article that in review process by DIDAKTIKA in same time as author or co-author.
  • The submission and publication is free of charge. But we will not give the hardcopy journal. If the author want to order our journal, we will be charged. Booking procedures scripts can contact us at  
  • Please write your article in British or American English (not a mixture of both).The article with Indonesian language would be well advised to be able to translate in English. For information services about translator and cost of translate can ask by email: This services does not mean guarantee receipt of the article.
  • Each paragraph is more than two sentences.
  • The article template can be downloaded in or in journal website. 
  • The text written with author’s name “blank name”. If the author’s name is cited, so it is written using the term “Author”. Not permitted to use the name of author in all the text. For that purpose, make the other text/ separate that only write title, author’s name, and affiliation.
  • The title is 10 until 12 words.
  • The abstract is maximum 250 words.
  • Each level of title is formatted as follow:

1stlevel of title:


2nd level of title 

Bold and Each Word (Except Conjunction) is Started with Capital Font

3rdlevel of title:

Italic and each word (except conjunction) is started with capital font

  • The references are not mention in abstract.
  • The form of title, citation, reference and other details follows APA style 6thedition, as described in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition,available in
  • The research by two authors, always enclose the two authors name:


Suci and Purnomo (2016) have a notion that...


... (Suci & Purnomo, 2016)

  • When a citation written by 3, 4, or 5 authors, all the authors name are cited for the first time:


... (Purnomo, Suryadi, & Darwis, 2016)

For all the next citation, use "et al."

(Purnomo et al., 2016)

  • When a citation has 6 or more authors, use "et al."

(James et al., 2006)

  • References are listed in alphabetic order. Each reference attached is cited in text, and each text citation is listed in reference. The standard form is as follow (APA sixth edition):

James, M., Black, P., Carmichael, P., Conner, C., Dudley, P., Fox, A., … Marshall, B. (2006). Learning how to learn: tools for schools. New York: Routledge.

Purnomo, Y. W., Suryadi, D., & Darwis, S. (2016). Examining pre-service elementary school teacher beliefs and instructional practices in mathematics class. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education8(4), 629–642.

Suci, V. W., & Purnomo, Y. W. (2016). Hubungan antara Konsepsi Penilaian dan Kecemasan Siswa Sekolah Dasar di Kelas Matematika. Βeta9(1), 48–60. Retrieved from

Purnomo, Y. W. (2015). Pembelajaran Matematika untuk PGSD: Bagaimana Guru Mengembangkan Penalaran Proporsional Siswa. Jakarta: Erlangga.

Purnomo, Y. W., Kowiyah, Alyani, F., & Assiti, S. S. (2014). Assessing Number Sense Performance of Indonesian Elementary School Students. International Education Studies, 7(8), 74-84.

Johnson, D. W., & Johnson, R. T. (1990). Cooperative learning and achievement. In S. Sharan (Ed.), Cooperative learning: Theory and research(pp. 173–202). New York: Praeger.

Black, P., Harrison, C., Lee, C., Marshall, B., &Wiliam, D. (2004). Working Inside the Black Box: Assessment for Learning in the Classroom. Phi Delta Kappan, 86(1), 8-21.

  • Suggested to using Mendeley, Zotero, Endnote, and others to arrange the reference.