## Preservice Teachers' Perceptions of Applets for Solving Mathematical Problems: Need, Difficulties and Functions

- Wajeeh M. Daher
- Educational Technology & Society
- 2009

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@inproceedings{DURMU2006VirtualMI, title={Virtual Manipulatives in Mathematics Education: a Theoretical Framework}, author={Soner DURMU and Erol KARAKIRIK}, year={2006} }

- Published 2006

Meaningful educational activities and cognitive tools might improve students’ active involvements in the teaching-learning process and encourage their reflections on the concepts and relations to be investigated. It is claimed that usage of manipulatives not only increase students’ conceptual understanding and problem solving skills but also promotes their positive attitudes towards mathematics since they supposedly provide “concrete experiences” that focus attention and increase motivation. A… CONTINUE READING

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