Quick View: Virtual Manipulatives

Center for Technology Implementation

In the past, most classrooms only had physical manipulatives. Today, more classrooms have improved access to computers and the Internet. As a result, virtual manipulatives are becoming more common. These can be useful tools for students and can help support them in learning to use appropriate technology tools for mathematics. Watch this short video for an overview of how to make use of virtual manipulatives in your math classroom.

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Common Core State Standards: 
Make Sense of Problems
Reason Abstractly
Model with Mathematics
Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
Instructional Strategies: 
Interacting With Peers
Thinking Aloud
Understanding Problems
Using Precise Math Language
Visual Representations
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Universal Design for Learning

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