Journal of Personality Disorders, 20(2), 139-156,2006! 2006 TheGuilford Press WHAT IS **MANIPULATIVE** BEHAVIOR, ANYWAY? Nancy Nyquist Potter, PhD One of the most common ways of characterizing patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder is that they are **manipulative**.

The use of **manipulative** materials to teach mathematics has a long history. In the 19th century, influential Swiss educator Johann Pestalozzi (1746-1827) advocated the use of various **manipulatives**, such as blocks, to help children acquire abstract concepts, such as number sense, through concrete means ...

**Manipulative** and Body-Based Practices: An Overview About This Series "**Manipulative** and Body-Based Practices: An Overview" is one of five background papers on the major areas of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Spotting **Manipulative** Language: What to look for Bring in two examples of language **manipulation** from any print media (newspapers, magazines, junk mail, cereal boxes or other commercial products, etc— not from internet or TV ).

Are Mathematics **Manipulatives** being used in schools. If so how? If not why not? Paul Swan, Linda Marshall, Paula Mildenhall, Geoff White & Terry de Jong SWA07178 Abstract Mathematics **manipulative** materials may be found in every school.

Qty K1234 **Manipulative** Balance 1 • • • • Base Ten Blocks (cubes, * ats, sticks) 1 set • • Buttons (1-lb. bag, assorted) 1 • Demonstration Clock 1 • • • • • Student Clocks (non-geared) 32 • • • Color Tiles (1 in., 4 colors) 1,200 • • Teddy Bear Counters (1 in., 4 colors) 400 • Two-Color ...

According to Tooke, et al. (1992), the two main reasons for teachers not using **manipulatives** in their math classrooms were that the teachers were uncertain of how to use the mainipulatives, and that they felt that **manipulative** instruction was inappropriate for students above the fourth grade.

**MANIPULATIVES** IN MIDDLE GRADES MATHEMATICS Research Summary National Middle School Association 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300 Westerville, Ohio 43081 1-800-528-NMSA fax: 614-895-4750 www.nmsa.org 100_03486 Current research on the use of **manipulatives** in the middle grades is not as extensive ...

46 The Mathematics Educator Cuisenaire **Manipulative** Starter Kit The Mathematics Educator Reviews… Barbara Ridener mathematical concept, they truly appreciate the use of the

EFFECTIVE USES OF **MANIPULATIVES** Research in England, Japan, China, and the United States supports the idea that mathematics instruction and student mathematics understanding will be more effective if **manipulative** materials are used ( Improving Mathematics Teaching by Using **Manipulatives**; James W ...