Usually manipulatives . any of various objects or materials that students can touch and move around in order to help them learn mathematical and other concepts: the use of blocks, flashcards, and other manipulatives in the classroom.
- ma·nip·u·la·tive·ly, adverb
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How to use manipulative in a sentence
It’s time for platforms to take note and take responsibility for these needed changes, and opportunities will arise for smaller, emerging platforms taking a different, less-manipulative approach.3 reforms social media platforms should make in light of ‘The Social Dilemma’ | Walter Thompson | October 22, 2020 | TechCrunch
They should review their most manipulative technologies that cause isolation, depression and other issues and instead find ways to promote community, progressive action and other positive attributes.3 reforms social media platforms should make in light of ‘The Social Dilemma’ | Walter Thompson | October 22, 2020 | TechCrunch
Both search engines use the BERT algorithm – which means keyword stuffing, manipulative link-building schemes, and other questionable tactics won’t work.Five excellent tips to optimize SEO for Bing – not Google | Justin Staples | October 16, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
You could view the male mouse’s pheromones as merely communicative, or look deeper and see them as manipulative.
At last, the microblogging platform got updated and any information that was verified as false or manipulative gets instantly deleted.How Twitter is contributing to support masses during the Coronavirus outbreak | Harry Liam | May 22, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Many say the adopted children are so manipulative that parents are seen as predators by counselors or social workers.
And for the sin of being manipulative or hurting others to protect our own egos.Jews and Non-Jews Need to Repent for the Sins of the U.S. and Israel | Rabbi Michael Lerner | September 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In order for the populace to lead balanced and productive lives, manipulative forces must provide scripted risk.
Nobody doubts his manipulative skills or his single-minded agenda to advance the interests of the corporation he created.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine | Clive Irving | August 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Game of Thrones had an overly sensual libertine while House of Cards had a manipulative psychopath.
And Renaissance Europe thought this a small price to pay for manipulative perfection.The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3) | John Ruskin
One aspect of play particularly should have a large place in education; namely, the manipulative tendencies of children.The Science of Human Nature | William Henry Pyle
Even greater manipulative and horticultural skill was represented in the chrysanthemums I saw at the Imperial garden party.The Foundations of Japan | J.W. Robertson Scott
Consequently the slide-maker must sedulously cultivate cleanliness and manipulative care.The Barnet Book of Photography | Various
However, whatever be the manipulative processes, the result is the same, and appears to be extremely satisfactory.British Manufacturing Industries | L. Arnoux