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Other

Description:

This article provides information from research on the benefits and cautions associated with using manipulatives to teach children. The authors urge that much care be used in assessing whether the learner regards the activity with concrete objects in the same context as was intended by the instructor. The article looks at the comparative advantages of computer manipulatives and gives advice on the selection and use of both physical and computer manipulatives. An extensive reference list is included.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Grade 3,Grade 1,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Early Elementary,Kindergarten,Visual representation,Representation,Misconceptions,Mathematics,Concept formation,Process skills,Number and operations,Integrating technology,Upper Elementary,Mathematical language,Model with mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160923304T,Instructional materials,Use appropriate tools,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Educational research,Elementary School,Modeling,Reason quantitatively,Communication,Connections,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Measurement,Education,Technology

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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