teaching aid


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teaching aid

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(Education) any device, object, or machine used by a teacher to clarify or enliven a subject
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Noun1.teaching aid - materials and equipment used in teaching
audiovisual, audiovisual aid - materials using sight or sound to present information; "language tapes and videocassettes and other audiovisuals"
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
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A teaching aid is something which makes teaching easier for the teacher and makes learning more effective and enjoyable for the student.
Whitney Capital Partners Acquires Teaching Aid Maker 3B Scientific
So this study was undertaken to assess students' perception toward didactic lecture using chalk and board and PPT during physiology lectures and to know students' preference of teaching aid for didactic lecture.
Castaneda and Fernandez de Alaiza (2002), Horrutinier (2006), Lopez (2007), Garcia Valcarcel and Gonzalez (2011) and Lombillo (2011), advocate an idea, which is vital to understand, in every sense, the scope of this new quality; they state that the point is not simply to incorporate ICT as a teaching aid in the subjects and use them as mere instruments, but to use them in an innovative, thoughtful, integrated, progressive and didactic way.
Mr Hughes said: "When they start, some of the students don't know what a forelock is so it is an anatomical teaching aid.
It included more than 1500 teaching aid items produced by students of the Faculty of Education to help teachers in fulfilling their educational and teaching tasks.
Above all, the best was "using teaching aids to coordinate with teaching materials", the next was "trying to solve problems if no teaching aid available", and then "capable to design teaching aids".
MORE people have been trained to use woodlands as a teaching aid for children and young people The Forest School Leaders course took place last week at Rockwool Woodlands for Learning Centre in Pencoed, near Bridgend, and its woodlands.
The "Tandalma Kuulor" (Selected Melodies) DVD teaching aid is aimed at: creating a fully-fledged visual teaching aid for musicians, who already know how to play the komuz, or those who wish to master komuz playing on their own; supporting the art of instrument playing; the popularization of the epic heritage of the Kyrgyz people; the revival of the art of playing one of the Kyrgyz national instruments -- the komuz; assisting communication between various groups of people, cultures and generations.
Alberti Publishing, a new music publishing company has developed The Right Notes, a teaching aid that teaches music history with stories, detailed music timelines and full-color illustrations.
The essential teaching aid from 1822 was unearthed at an antiques valuation day in Kings Bromley and is expected to fetch up to pounds 200 when it's auctioned off next month.
Now the furry teaching aid has made an appearance in the House of Lords to launch a new teaching pack developed by the university and supported by the Sutton Trust.

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