July 14, 2011 | In: Articles

Benefits of Teaching using Audio Books

Undeniably, there is a considerable number of people who hate reading when they were kids. In fact, only a handful of children enjoy reading at all, especially if there is an alternative. In response to this, audio books today make it possible for children to access materials they do not like reading. Of course, they still have to read, but reading and at the same time listening is more interesting.

Nowadays, there are many schools are using audio books in the classroom. Experts in the education field agree that there are teaching benefits to children by using audio books. Audio books or ‘talking books’ go a long way to help students, particularly children who are just beginning to red or those who have a hard time reading. Audio books provide children variety, than simply listening to the teacher. With audio books, they have ‘another’ teacher they can listen to.

Audio books for children are not only educative but entertaining too. This makes learning more enjoyable than the usual way of teaching. Kids having difficulty in reading may follow the reading from an audio book until they can read comfortably. Audio book also cost loess since instead of purchasing several books for a classroom; the teacher could simply use a single audio book to be played in the classroom for all students.

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