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The Purpose of Manipulatives for Learning Maths

“Manipulatives can be important tools in helping students to think and reason in more meaningful ways. By giving students concrete ways to compare and operate on quantities, such manipulatives as pattern blocks, tiles, and cubes can contribute to the development of well-grounded, interconnected understandings of mathematical ideas.” Stein and Bovalino (2001) The use of manipulativesContinue reading “The Purpose of Manipulatives for Learning Maths”

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