Essay On Instructional Materials

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The use of instructional materials to provide learning activities for practice and drill needs realistic guidelines for their application for classroom setting. Students will learn more easily and remember longer if they practice individually what they understand or have learned through prior classroom experiences. It is important for the teacher to provide a variety of interesting drill items and situations in which students can use the skill or knowledge in other phases of learning (Oredina, 2011).
Since textbooks and other instructional materials have a direct impact on what is taught in schools and how it is taught, curriculum development and curriculum materials are sensitive matters which are of great political importance. This is why the book sector in industrialized countries receives both direct and indirect subsidies. There is always a need for a mechanism to review and control the quality of learning materials used in classrooms with regard to relevance, content, educational approach and efficacy, as well as to ensure that the provision of learning materials reflects government policies. The provision of books for schools and non-formal education programmes demands
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Since textbooks and other instructional materials have a direct impact on what is taught in schools and how it is taught, curriculum development and curriculum materials are sensitive matters which are of great political importance. There is always a need for a mechanism to review and control the quality of learning materials used in classrooms with regard to relevance, content, educational approach, and efficacy, as well as to ensure that the provision of learning materials reflects government policies. Likewise, Lewis (2010) has experienced that lack of instructional materials makes it difficult to meet the needs of the students in a
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