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Quick View: Virtual Manipulatives

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Standards: Make Sense of Problems • Reason Abstractly • Model with Mathematics • Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
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....

Research on the Use of Virtual Manipulatives

Bibliography
Standards: Reason Abstractly • Use Appropriate Tools Strategically • Make Sense of Problems
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...

Teacher Playlist: Helping Students Understand Math Problems Using Precise Math Language

Tools and Templates
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Standards: Make Sense of Problems • Attend to Precision
For many students, mathematics word problems are just a jumble of words and numbers. A problem-solving process can help students make sense of problems. They can do this by reading the problem more...