IMPORTANCE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS IN TEACHING
Instructional materials refer to human and non-human materials and even facilities that can be used to ease, encourage, improve and promote teaching and learning activities. These are materials used in the process of instruction.
Every teacher needs supplies and resources to have a successful classroom management. Teaching materials are tools used in educational programs including active learning and assessment. Writing paper and inspiring wall signs are useful items in the classroom, but they are not instructional materials.
Teaching materials are really important to support student’s learning and increase student’s success. Such instructional materials improve student’s knowledge, abilities and skills.
Thus, educational resources monitor learner’s assimilation and contribute to his overall development and upbringing.
In addition to, utilization of instructional materials promote the understanding of teaching-learning process between the teacher and student. When the instructional materials are utilized properly and effectively there will be concrete and realistic experience in the learning cycle.