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A Virtual Spin on the Teaching of Probability

Shari Beck, Vanessa Huse 

May 2007, Volume 13, Issue 9, Page 482

Abstract:
This article, which describes integrating virtual manipulatives with the teaching of probability at the elementary level, puts a "virtual spin" on the teaching of probability to provide more opportunities for students' to experience successful learning. The traditional use of concrete manipulatives is enhanced with virtual coins and spinners from the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 3-5
Teacher
Probability
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Technology