*IMPoME student 2011 in Sriwijaya University
THE SUMMARYOF“THE FUTURE OF PMRI”By Shahibul Ahyan*
During a decade in Indonesia, PMRI has a lot of progress in instructionalmathematics in Indonesia. Nevertheless, the team of PMRI still has a lot of dreams to improve the learning resultsin mathematicsof school age children inIndonesia.All children should get knowledge and skills in mathematics duringtheir school especially in elementary school and first yearsinsecondary school.The learning of mathematics must be useful for all children activities, must betaught at each child’s own level, and must lead all children to practice theirknowledge that will help them to solve their problems in their lives. For somechildren, studying mathematics at a young age must alsoable to know thefunctionas an introduction to the formal world of the science and academicmathematics.PMRI has been proven to be an approach instructional mathematics thatcan accomplish this. However, the pilot schools is not automaticallyimplementable on a large scale.Theimplementation and institutionalization of PMRI in classrooms all over Indonesia is still an enormous endeavor. It can onlybe accomplished with the hardworkingand enduring efforts of manyelements:teachers, parents, principals, teacher educators, mathematicians, publishers, journalists, policy makers, politicians, and many more.In the future, there are a lot of concrete issues will be addressed andworked :1.Expanding a school based system of professional development of teachers onthe subject of PMRI.Mathematics and language are the key subjects forfurther development.