By the end of this presentation:
You should be able to understand teaching aids
Should be able to know importance of teaching aids
Should be familiar with different types of teaching
3. TEACHING AIDS
Teaching aids are tools that teachers use in the classroom.
A teaching aid is a tool used by teachers to help learners improve
reading and other skills, illustrate or reinforce a skill, fact, or idea,
and remove anxiety, fears, or boredom because most teaching aids
are like games.
Teaching aids are there to reinforce the concepts and themes that
is being taught and to encourage the engagement and
participation of learners throughout the teaching and learning
4. WHY TEACHING AIDS ARE
The use of teaching aids helps reinforce what the teacher is
saying and also summarizes key concepts.
It ensures that the point the teacher makes is understood.
It helps engage and stimulate learners other senses in the
It ensures that learners become active participants in the
7. TYPES OF TEACHING
There are three types of teaching aids that can be used in the classroom:
A-V aid imply, “anything by means of
which learning process may be
encouraged or carried on through the
sense of hearing or the sense of
8. AUDIO AIDS
Audio Aids- The teaching aids that involve the sense of
hearing are called audio aids. These audio aids can be
defined as models or devices that can be heard and
these are used to give an image to something. Audio
aids help improve the listening and communication
skills of learners.
Examples of audio aids: radio, tape recorder,
gramophone, linguaphone and audio cassette player.
10. VISUAL AIDS
Visual Aids- These are teaching aids which use sense
of vision, these are any types of material that gives
shape and form to words and thoughts. The most
commonly used visual aid is the blackboard and chalk.
Examples of visual teaching aids are: charts, flashcards,
flannel boards, models, globe, graphs, cartoons,
puppets, globes, graphs, cartoons, slide transparencies
& interactive whiteboards.
14. AUDIO-VISUAL AIDS
Audio-visual aids- The teaching aids that
involve the sense of vision as well as hearing
are called audio-visual aids, these aids must be
audible or visual, or both.
Examples of audio-visual aids are: television,
projector, PowerPoint presentations, video clips
17. IMPORTANCE OF
It provides learners with more clarity about the content that they are being
It draws the attention and interest of learners throughout the lesson ensuring
that the remain focused and active participants in the learning process.
It provides learners with direct experience because they are not only learning
about the content but also interacting with the content, this ensures long term
retention of knowledge.
Teaching aids also meet the individual differences, this means that it promotes
inclusivity and caters for the different abilities of learners.
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Alam, F. (2021) Teaching aids. Available from Slideshare at
Bhatti, S.S. (2018) Presentation teaching aids. Available from Slideshare at
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Sambyal, E. (2020) Teaching aids. Available from Slideshare at
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