Resources in teaching and learning

I.Explain the purpose of resources in teaching and learning
First define resource, using at least 2 definitions
Mention five purposes of using resources

II.Evaluate the effectiveness of specific resources in meeting individual learning needs in teaching and learning contexts
Mention five resources e.g whiteboards, book, powerpoints etc.(Please use the same 5 named resources throughout the work
Explain how good they are in delivery the needs of teaching

III.Analyse principles of resource design
Eg are they cost effective, safe to use, fit for purpose, differentiation, is it relevant to the age of learners ( cognitive ability)

IV.Analyse how theories, principle and models of inclusive curriculum design can be used to inform resource development and ways in which resources can be adapted to enable inclusive approach
Does the resources builds the confidence of the learners to have a good experience.
Link it with Ralph Tyler the Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction (1949)
Mention 5 resources that you will adapt to meet the different learner needs. E.g adapt font size, sit close to the resource, using pictures and different colours. Wheel chair access, etc.

V.Review legal requirements and responsibilities relating to the development and use of resources and its implications
Health and safety Act, making sure that the resources are safe to use, think about the age of the children,
Equality Act , make sure that all resources can used by the children or if adapt can be useful and all learners will benefit.
Copy right laws,that resources that not infringed, ask permision from the original source
VI.Evaluate sources that inform resource development, including emerging technology
Talk about the advantage and disadvantage of the resources used

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