Religious Education: What are the limitations of using a chalkboard in teaching Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE

5a v). List the various limitations of using a chalkboard in the teaching of Religious Education.

Limitations of chalkboard

Although the chalkboard is an effective teaching tool it has a number of shortcomings:

  1.  A lot of time is spent writing on the chalkboard instead of teaching.
  2.  Use of chalkboard does not cater for individual differences, especially learners with low writing speed and reading problems.
  3. Use of chalkboard poses health problems.
  4. Use of the chalkboard is dusty and messy and this discourages some teachers from using it effectively.                                                                                     ‘
  5. Very few teachers have the skill of chalkboard work or writing. This prevents them
    from utilizing it effectively.
  6. Sometimes the size of the chalkboard delimits its effective utilization especially
    when it is too small
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