Elementary: Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan Dasar (e-ISSN 2579-9282) (ISSN 2477-1384) is a peer-reviewed scientific open access journal published biannually on June and December for 16 articles by the State Islamic Institute Metro, Lampung and managed by Islamic Elementary Teachers Education Department, Faculty of Tarbiya and Teachers Training. It welcomes experts, lecturers, teachers, practitioners and researchers to publish their academic works related to elementary education. 
 
Journal History 
Elementary: Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan Dasar was established by Islamic Elementary School Teacher (Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidaiyah, PGMI) Department, Faculty of Tarbiya and Teacher Training, State Islamic Institute Metro, Lampung on March 2015. This was attempted to socialize, share and spread scholarly writings which are based on researches on elementary education. Soon after its establishment, its first edition consisting eight scientific articles was published in June 2015. The existence of Elementary, with all of its efforts to be better journal, gains positive and supportive recognition from many researchers, lecturers, teachers, practitioners, professionals and those who are involved, concerned and dedicated to develop the field of elementary education in Indonesia. The office of Elementary journal is at Rumah Jurnal IAIN Metro, Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara, 15 A Iring Mulyo, Metro City, Lampung, Indonesia. Its International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is 2477-1384. Elementary is an Open Journal System (OJS) that can be freely accessed in http://e-journal.metrouniv.ac.id/index.php/elementary. 
 
Vision, Mission and Goal 
The vision of Elementary: Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan Dasar is “to be an academically prominent and trusted reference for any kind of studies and practices related to elementary education both in regional, national and international scope. 
 
The missions for achieving the vision are: 1) providing the widest possible extent for scientific publication of scholars, researchers, educators and practitioners. 2) Applying in-depth selectionto eliminate plagiarism practices in scientific writing. 3) Implementing the journal development and betterment continuously. 
 
The publication of Elementary is to keep the institution’s commitment to the knowledge development. It could be considered as the way of exchanging knowledge, particularly in the field of elementary education, for all scholars. The existence of this journal shows the efforts of the institution in socializing brilliant ideas in order to set the knowledge hand-in-hand with the fast development of era.
 
Peer Review Process 
Each article is checked and selected by Editorial Team. The article that meets the author guidelines will be delivered to the reviewers. After it is reviewed and then revised if there is a mistake, it will be published. Open Access Policy This is an open access journal in which all articles can be freely accessed by everyone in anytime. Archiving OJS applying LOCKSS system functioned as archiving distributed among libraries using this system for preservation and restoration. Online Submissions Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. 
 
Mailing Address
Elementary Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan Dasar Program Studi Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidaiyah (PGMI) Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Metro Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara Kampus 15A Iringmulyo Kota Metro Lampung 34111. E-mail: elementaryjournal@gmail.com 
 
Principal Contact 
Ahmad Madkur, M.Pd. 
Institut Agama Islam Negeri Metro Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara 15 A. Iring Mulyo, Kota Metro, Propinsi Lampung, 34111, HP: 085769047259 Email: madzkurahmad@gmail.com 
 
Support Contact 
Umar, M.Pd.I 
Institut Agama Islam Negeri Metro Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara 15 A. Iring Mulyo, Kota Metro, Propinsi Lampung, 34111, HP: 08127242067 Email: umariainmetro@gmail.com