Teaching Aids Effectiveness in Learning Mathematics

Volume 4 Issue 3
Shwan H. H. Alshatri Karzan Wakil Kazhal Jamal Ribwar Bakhtyar
Pages: 448-453 Download Count : 196 View Count: 224 DOI Number 10.24331/ijere.573949 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


Teaching Aids (TA) are those accessories, tools, and items used by the classroom teacher to assist students in understanding the concepts of the lesson. In other word, Using a TA is to explain the lesson efficiently so that the students can grasp the lesson idea and messages efficiently. There are many types of TA whereas considering student grade levels, corresponding interests and abilities for selecting any type have a great impact on student engagement beyond a traditional lecture format. This study aims to examine the effects of the use of different teaching aids (visual, audio and audiovisual)in teaching Mathematics in the primary schools especially in grade 7 to 9. This study uses the descriptive method on the cadastral form. The results showed that the preferred teaching aids are audiovisual by rating 80%, compared to the other two teaching aids which are visual and audio by rating 6% and 14% respectively.

Keywords

  • Teaching Aids
  • primary school
  • educational mathematics
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