Research on the Use of Virtual Manipulatives

Center for Technology Implementation

The PowerUp WHAT WORKS Team at the Center for Technology Implementation, has conducted extensive reviews of the literature on the use of virtual manipulatives to support student learning in mathematics. View our bibliography for a collection of references on the use of virtual manipulatives in the classroom. 

Common Core State Standards: 
Reason Abstractly
Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
Make Sense of Problems
Instructional Strategies: 
Visual Representations
Understanding Problems
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Assistive Technology
Universal Design for Learning

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