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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

53- Touching Screens or Touching Objects: Which Is Better and When?

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
3006 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Carla E. Strickland
Kathryn M. Rich and Catherine A. Donaldson

Handouts NCTMslides_postsesssion_final.pdf


Concrete manipulatives have been used in classrooms for many years. Recently, digital manipulatives have become much more common. When is it important to use physical manipulatives, and when do digital manipulatives offer advantages? Come and discuss the affordances and costs of touchscreens versus physical objects.


Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop


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