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Types of Teaching Aids for Pupils or Students
teaching aids assist in faster learning, enhance students-teachers’
interaction, make students take active involvement etc. The importance of
teaching aids are high as it combines both textual material with visual
matter, audio and videos to teach students and it enhances the learning
experience of students and teaching experience of teachers. Students tend to
learn fast when they are taught with visual representation.
are many types of teaching educational aids available but only a teacher has to
decide with their skills which tool will work for their students.
Flashcards, Pictures, Wall Charts, Real
visual aids the teacher prepares and brings to class will help to make the
language more alive.
can be used for presenting the meaning of new words, for quick drills, for
revision, and for encouraging wider discussions.
cards will give a variety of presenting the written form of the target
language, practice spelling and structures, and sequencing exercises.
can encourage students to help in preparing or bringing some visual aids or
the benefits from cinema or film can also be derived from television, but its
scope is much wider than cinema. In today’s modern era, television broadcasts
many types of educational programs in addition to entertainment programs to
increase the knowledge of children. It is also used by universities like
IGNOU and UGC to broadcast various types of educational programs with the help
of satellites so that the students can learn.
use of computers is one of the most used tools in the modern education system.
With the help of this electronic device, the education world has got a golden
opportunity of learning. The use of computers can be seen not only in the
education world but also in different areas of their life.
board is a visual aid. What is written on the board helps to reinforce
learning, so teachers ought to think carefully about what they write (the form
of a new word, model sentences, etc.) and how they write it (the position on
the board and a good model of handwriting).
drawings on the board are often a good way to show meaning.
must remember that what is written on the board will be before the students’
eyes for the rest of the lesson unless the teacher removes it, so he should
clean the board regularly during the lesson to prevent attention from being
focused on what is no longer relevant.
Gestures and Actions
teacher, himself, is the best visual aid. His facial expressions and body
language can convey a lot of meaning to students.
or doing actions without words, is often a very effective way of showing
meaning, and it reduces the amount of explaining or “teacher’s talk”.
can also be used for quick prompts, for example, present, past, and future;
The Course Cassette
is an essential aid to the teachers. It contains a recording of dialogues,
reading texts…. etc. in the Students’ Book by native speakers. References are
made to use in each lesson note.
teacher should play the cassette at home first to familiarize himself with the
sound of the language, to give him a good model of pronunciation for his
teacher should play it in class to give a model for the dialogues or to expose
his students to the longer reading passages..
the cassette for the listening activities is obviously much better than reading
the listening texts by the teacher.
The ground substance is the substance that the student can see and touch. The student inspects and examines by touching and observing matter, which develops the students’ senses, as well as the development of his thinking, understanding and observing power.
Teaching aids are very important in teaching both pupils and students for primary and secondary schools in any country.