# CHILD DEVELOPMENT PEDAGOGY

## GROWTH DEVELOPMENT CHILD

### TEACHING METHODS

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Why should manipulatives be provided for children?
 A Because children learn through positive reinforcement B Because children learn best by doing C Because children learn through imitation D Manipulatives should not be provided to children
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -The use of manipulative helps children to learn concepts through hands-on experience. It helps the children connect mathematical ideas and symbols to physical objects, thus promoting better understanding.

Detailed explanation-2: -Ideas exist in children’s minds, and manipulatives help them construct an understanding of ideas that they can then connect to mathematical vocabulary and symbols. 3. Math Manipulatives build students’ confidence by giving them a way to test and confirm their reasoning.

Detailed explanation-3: -Manipulatives help students learn by allowing them to move from concrete experiences to abstract reasoning (Heddens, 1986; Reisman, 1982; Ross and Kurtz, 1993). Experts in education posit that this learning takes place in three stages. The use of manipulatives helps students hone their mathematical thinking skills.

Detailed explanation-4: -Some of the most common skills children learn by using manipulatives include: Fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, and visual discrimination. Recognition of shapes, colors, and textures. Comparison of similarities and differences, matching, classification, and pattern recognition.

Detailed explanation-5: -Manipulatives also improve a child’s sense of spatial awareness. Through manipulative use and block building activities, children learn how things fit (or do not) together. Concurrently, manipulatives also promote problem solving skills. Manipulatives encourage creativity.

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