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Online Manipulatives

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Everything you want to know about Online Manipulatives! 

 

Why Use Online Manipulatives? (Nicole)

·         Manipulatives help students convert abstract ideas into concrete models.

·         Hands-On Manipulatives can be enhanced by using online manipulatives.

 

Teaching Online Manipulatives (Nicole)

·         Students love online manipulatives because they think they are playing games and not learning so a teacher must set rules.

·         Setting rules can include something simple as letting students know what activities need to be completed in a certain amount of time.

 

 

Students and Online Manipulatives (Jessica)

·         Get parents involved by letting them know the resources and have children use the online manipulative and games at home.

  • Can help students who might be having trouble with a subject area.

 

Application for Future Teaching (Jessica)

       

  • Teachers can have their students do certain activities after a lesson to reinforced what they just learned 

  • Easier to reach visual learners.

  • Can have students print out activities they completed for teacher to look over.

       

 

Articles (Abby)

A review by a mother who home schools her children.

http://homeschooling.families.com/blog/math-resource-review-national-library-of-virtual-manipulatives-and-alekscom

 

A Study of 3rd Graders using online manipulatives.

http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Third-graders+learn+about+fractions+using+virtual+manipulatives:+a...-a0128170451

 

 

Resources (Abby):

Examples of Online Manipulatives at PBS.org

http://www.pbs.org/teachers/connect/resources/7221/preview/

 

More examples from PBS.org

http://www.pbs.org/teachers/connect/resources/7220/preview/

 

 

Math and Science Gizmos

www.explorelearning.com

A Fun Resource of Math

http://illuminations.nctm.org/

Math Playground

http://www.mathplayground.com/math_manipulatives.html

 

 

Activity (Nicole):

National Library of Virtual Math Manipulatives (Nicole)

·         matti.usu.edu

 

References:

Lindroth, L.K. (2005). How to…find online math manipulatives.  Teaching pre k-8.       Retrieved October 8,2009, from http://www.teachingk-     8.com/archives/how_to/how_tofind_online_math_manipulatives.html

 

Teacher Vision (2009). Retrieved October 8, 2009, from

     http://www.teachervision.fen.com/pro-dev/teaching-methods/48934.html

 

Delp, V. (2008). Math Resource Review: National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

and Aleks.com. Familes.com. Retrieved October 8, 2009, from

http://homeschooling.families.com/blog/math-resource-review-national-library-of-virtual-manipulatives-and-alekscom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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