Aug 4, 2016 hands-on standards algebra 1: the first source for introducing math manipulatives / eta cuisenaire, 2010 cml 3727 c598s shoe box math learning centers: 40 easy-to-make, fun-to-use centers that help kids practice important math skills independently / by jacqueline clarke scholastic, 2002. I wish to extend my deepest gratitude to my dissertation chair, dr pam baker her unwavering commitment, support, and expertise made the completion of this journey possible she held my hand and guided me through the program she has always been there to listen to me and solve my problems i still remember the day. The central importance of this sense-making process was the core finding of my thesis completed nearly ten years ago now a recent meta-analysis ( carbonneau, kj, marley, sc & selig, jp 2013) of studies compared the use of manipulatives, or hands-on practical apparatus in teaching mathematics, with teaching that. Virtual manipulatives, as opposed to the concrete manipulatives that have been employed for centuries this quasi-experimental study proposed to explain the relationship between concrete and virtual manipulatives when used in a seventh- grade mathematics classroom using students' mathematics composite scores on. Manipulatives in mathematics alexa m musacchio undergraduate honors thesis university of north carolina at charlotte fall 2015 thesis committee the option to use virtual manipulatives in their mathematics classroom variables using hands-on equations, which served as a manipulative, while the other.
Jun 2, 2017 ways, such as illustrations, virtual manipulatives, and physical hands-on manipulatives or didactics virtual manipulatives are a computer-based rendition of common mathematics manipulatives and tools (dorward, 2002) they have become quite popular, convenient, and efficient over the past few years. History of manipulatives since ancient times, people of many different civilizations have used physical objects to help them solve everyday math problems the ancient civilizations of southwest asia (the middle east) used counting boards these were wooden or clay trays covered with a thin layer of sand the user would. Virtual manipulatives and physical manipulatives: technology's impact on fraction learning by maria angela mendiburo dissertation submitted to the faculty of the graduate school of vanderbilt university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in.
Study examined 10 middle grades teachers' uses of manipulatives for teaching mathematics using interviews and tactile appeal and can be manipulated by learners through hands-on exper- iences manufacturers middle grades teachers (doctoral dissertation, the university of north carolina at chapel hill, 1998). This masters thesis (open access) is brought to you for free and open access by stars it has been bale, vickie, how my practice of using manipulatives in teaching multiplying and dividing fractions influences the students' conceptual i concluded through my research that by giving the students a hands-on.
Does using manipulatives when teaching addition and subtraction of fractions affect student achievement of sixth grade they go on to state that the use of manipulatives for hands-on learning of elementary school mathematics is advocated unpublished masters thesis salem-teikyo university, salem, wv meyer. The effect of mathematical manipulative materials on third grade students' participation a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of masters of drill and practice with little emphasis on the use of hands on manipulatives (kutz, 1991) research has shown that. A study of a manipulative approach to teaching linear equations to sixth grade students unpublished master's thesis, texas woman's university, denton, tx the seven-week study conducted by sixth grade teacher, jennifer barclay investigated the effectiveness of using the algebra manipulative, hands-on- equations to.