How Can Manipulatives Enhance Classroom Learning?

students engage in math manipulatives in classroom

Mathematical skills are used by all of us in everyday life. From balancing the checkbook at home to taking inventory at work or leaving a tip at a restaurant. Making sure these skills are fine tuned in adulthood begins at a young age in the classroom and one way to do this is through math…

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Understanding Manipulatives

Manipulatives are a valuable tool for educators to differentiate content and learning in the classroom. Here, the technology and learning tool specialists at SchoolMart explain what manipulatives are, some examples, how they work and why teachers should use them. Manipulatives are physical objects that are used as teaching tools in order to help students understand…

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