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Third-Graders Learn About Fractions Using Virtual Manipulatives: A Classroom Study Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching(JCMST)24:1, January 2005
With recent advances in computer technology, it is no surprise that the manipulation of objects in mathematics classrooms now includes the manipulation of objects on the computer screen. These objects, referred to as virtual manipulatives, are...
Virtual Manipulatives in the K-12 Classroom International Conference on New Ideas in Mathematics Education (ICONIME) 2001:1
Innovations in technology, along with the growing prevalence of the Internet and its increasing availability in classrooms and homes throughout the world, have created a new class of manipulatives, virtual manipulatives. These "virtual manipulatives"...
What Are Virtual Manipulatives? Teaching Children Mathematics (ISSN-1073-5836) 8:6
Defines virtual manipulatives and stresses their advantages for classroom use. Presents examples on the Internet and discusses current and potential use of virtual manipulatives. (KHR)
Canine Conjectures: Using Data for Proportional Reasoning Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School (ISSN-1072-0839) 17:1
No person, place, or thing can capture the attention of a class of sixth graders like "man's best friend." To prompt students' interest in a series of lessons on proportional relationships, the authors brought in a unique teaching aid--a dog. A...