Teaching and learning resources are all the materials, aids and equipment that teachers use to facilitate effective teaching and learning within their classrooms. Teaching resources should include a wide range of visual, auditory, audio-visual, text/graph-based, tactile or multimedia materials, such as posters, flashcards, storybooks, digital storybooks, videos, songs, puppets. They also include equipment such as white boards, laptops and projectors.
Teaching and learning resources can assist learners throughout the learning process and make learning more memorable because visual and tactile experiences amplify long-term memory.
Contents include the following:
· Selecting culturally and developmentally appropriate indoor and outdoor resources
· Using specific skills and techniques to make resources
· Protecting, storing and caring for resources
· Developing curriculum-related resources for life skills, mathematics and languages
· Including technology as a resource in the classroom
Resource development: a practical guide for teachers is aimed at teachers in preschools and schools that use teaching and learning resources daily to enhance their classroom activities, as well as parents that need to assist their children with school projects.
Chapter 1 Developing and selecting teaching and learning resources: Theories to consider
Chapter 2 Skills and techniques for making resources
Chapter 3 The use of materials to develop resources
Chapter 4 Outdoor teaching and learning resources
Chapter 5 Safety guidelines for resource development and use
Chapter 6 Protecting, storing and caring for your resources
Chapter 7 Resource development for Mathematics
Chapter 8 Resource development for Language teaching
Chapter 9 Resource development for Life Skills teaching
Chapter 10 Technology as a resource in teaching and learning
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