CLASSIFICATION OF MODELS & EDUCATIONAL AIDS

Subjects and Topics:

LIST OF MODELS & EDUCATIONAL AIDS IN

 

 

  1. Levels:
    pre-primary (pp)
    primary (p)
    secondary (s)
    higher secondary (hs)
    intermediate (i)
    college (c)
  2. Types of Visual Aids:
    3-dimensional objects
    Pictures
    Diagrams Graphs
    Charts
    Posters

The various models have been classified into 4 types.

  1. Demonstration devices which the instructor uses to demonstrate to the class.
  2. Manipulative devices – these can be handled by students for personal manipulation and study.
  3. Kits, which are do it yourself models.

Games & puzzles which exploit the recreational aspects of the subject.

Use: These models can help you and your students:

  1. To focus attention on ideas that are under discussion.
  2. To create interest in a new topic.
  3. To provide a setting or the discovery of concepts
  4. To provide a means for making independent investigations.
  5. To promote enjoyment and build appreciation of the subject.
  6. To teach application of ideas and concepts.
  7. To help in the retention of information.