Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Important Tool for the Preschool Learners

By Manishpaull Subscribe to RSS | January 7th 2012 | Views:

From the time of our evolution, we have come a long way to reach the present era of high class technology. In this era, everything is superfast and the approaches are also different. Earlier, the communication technology was not that effective. But now it can reach groups of people within just a few minutes. Different organizations are adopting new tools so that the productivity level could be increased.

The strongest impact that the modern era has is on the education system of the world. The methodologies used in the teaching learning process have completely been revolutionized. Earlier, the blackboard was the only means of explaining things to a mass of students; but now we can hardly see a blackboard in any classroom. It has been replaced by the smart boards, 3D images and projectors. When we were kids, only the picture books were available to us in the primary school to learn new things. But now, a number of tools are available in the primary schools that facilitate the process of learning. These tools include building blocks, flash cards, puzzles, crayons and other creative items.

The flash cards are considered to be one of the most important tools that help the kids to grab things very easily. Flash cards are of different kinds like digital cards and non-digital cards. Howard Gardner's multiple intelligence theory states that a classroom is made up of different kinds of learners. The learners can be categorized broadly into three different kinds- auditory learners, visual learners and kinesthetic learners. Howard’s research also proved that most of the students are visuals learners who learn new things by experiencing it visually. Flash cards can be bright and colorful and make a real impact on visual learners. The use of flash card improves the memory power of the kids.

There are multifaceted benefits that flash cards offer to the students. Some of the benefits are briefly discussed below-

• There is one kind of flash card that is called the alphabet soup. It helps the little ones to recognize the letters from the alphabet. In this, the teacher places different plastic letters in a bowl and the students are asked to pick one letter from the bowl and to recognize the letter from the alphabet.

• On an individual basis, these cards are used to teach math to the students. One activity involves placing several flash cards containing math problems in a line as if forming a series of stepping stones across a stream. Then the students pick up the first card, read the problem and try to solve it.

• Flash cards are also very effective in teaching sentence structure to the students. The teacher separates the flash cards into piles for sentence parts like nouns, verbs, adjectives and helpers. The student then selects a card from each pile and places them in the proper order to form a complete sentence.

• Pass the card is another flash card activity where teacher and students sit in a circle and then the teacher takes a card where the name of a particular object is written. The teacher speaks out the name of the object loudly and then passes the card to the student and the student also speaks out the name loudly. This activity continues unless all the students speak out the name once.

Flash cards are a really handy resource to have and can be useful at every stage of the class. They are a great way to present, practice recycle and reinforce vocabulary.

Manishpaull - About Author:
The article above has been written and posted by team of OnlineSchoolAdmissions.Com, a leading portal offering web based school admission solutions to the parents. The portal has a school directory list from where parents can search for queen mary school or springdales school where they want to admit their child. As per their choice, parents also can search for amity international school saket and can apply to the schools by filling up the application forms online.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:

Related Education Articles Subscribe to RSS

Get admitted in the driving school to be a perfect driver
Published by Gooddrivers on March 5th 2012 | Education
As life is short and valuable so it is vital to not to risk it for anything under any situation. In ...
CBSE boarding school guarantees academic and personality development of each kid
Published by Johnsmith on December 27th 2011 | Education
Different boarding schools follow their own course curriculum. Some follow the ICSE board while some...
Sydney Film Base - Film school Where Well Known Instructor and Film Maker Is
Published by Billy Dawson on January 6th 2012 | Education
Film school now days are up-and-coming from every part of the world most especially in London where ...
Is Your Child Ready for Pre-school?
Published by Phineasrodney on January 13th 2012 | Education
It's easy enough to ask if your child is ready for pre-school, but the real question is whether you ...
Explore online to know about boarding school application procedure of reputed institutes.
Published by Morkalshane on July 9th 2012 | Education
Many schools have come up with informative websites from where parents can collect necessary informa...
Mba colleges are bidding to be the Best b school in India
Published by Rahul on July 2nd 2012 | Education
The increasing number of business schools in Delhi ncr is bidding to be the best b school in India. ...
Role of school and education in a child's Life
Published by Manjeet Singh on July 27th 2012 | Education
the importance of education by seeing the difference between an educated and an uneducated person. S...
How to Accept Best Education school in Delhi
Published by Anuska Kiran on February 13th 2012 | Education
Students for advancing college education, usually accept Delhi as their prime destination. The acume...
Mother’s Pride a leading play school in Delhi organizes a Baby Show on 18th December
Published by Pooja Sharma on December 9th 2011 | Education
India’s most loved pre-school is back with its most talked about baby show, that invites babies fr...
Specialize in French by enrolling in a French school in Nice
Published by Esl-schools on June 19th 2012 | Education
Learning a native language is definitely far easier in comparison to learning any other language....
Home school High School and Making plans for College
Published by Leo Steven on March 5th 2012 | Education
Many people don't know that colleges are recruiting homeschoolers. We often think that because we ar...
Homeschool high school Transcripts - the Freedom in Developing a Perfect Transcript
Published by Todd Fernando on February 29th 2012 | Education
Home school parents have plenty of flexibility when it comes to creating a transcript. However, ther...
What if Home school High School Just isn't Working?
Published by Todd Fernando on February 21st 2012 | Education
One of many great things about homeschooling is the freedom to make changes when things aren't worki...
Information of helicopter flight school and training programs
Published by Louis Philips on January 13th 2012 | Education
If you have a desire to fly, and would like to realize the skills for flying helicopters or planes, ...
The best Matric school in Chennai helps in overall personality development of students
Published by Strausandrew on July 30th 2012 | Education
The school’s overall performance depends a lot on teaching faculties. So, if you have singled out ...
Taking Free school Courses will scale back the value of Your school Education
Published by Donna Summer on January 27th 2012 | Education
Keep in mind that the method of earning school credits by method of free on-line courses isn't entir...
Home school High School - What are the Differences Between Test Grades and Transcript Grades?
Published by Reginald Juan on March 8th 2012 | Education
Some people feel that a grade is a grade, but there is a difference between the grade on your tests ...
How to choose right International school?
Published by Nvid Lada on December 6th 2011 | Education
So you are looking into education abroad? Education at an international school can be a very rewardi...
Important instruments of education: the school playground
Published by Mary Porter on June 23rd 2012 | Education
With essential elements of education in the classroom always being mooted it is easy to neglect to r...
Home school High School - What happens if Science is just not Working?
Published by Leo Steven on March 2nd 2012 | Education
It's always tough to decide when to remain with a subject and when to stop and try out something dif...