Various learning problems occur due to the teachersâ inability in managing the learning process. Teacherâs learning skill is influenced by their understanding in the curriculum components which are including pedagogical knowledge and content knowledge. The aims of this research were to determine: 1) the condition of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) of primary school teachers; and 2) the relationship between the teacherâs PCK with studentâs motivation in learning. The experiment was conducted on teachers and primary school students in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Teacher samples were taken by purposive sampling technique, whereas the student samples were taken by random sampling technique. The data of studentsâ motivation were collected through questionnaire, whereas data of PCK obtained from the results of teachersâ competency test in the last 2013. Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation technique. The results showed there is a relationship between teacherâs pedagogical content knowledge with student motivation in learning (p value is 0.000, and r is 0.0907).
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