[ muh-nip-yuh-ley-tiv, -yuh-luh-tiv ]
/ məˈnɪp yəˌleɪ tɪv, -yə lə tɪv /
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.
What Are CAPTCHAs?Wherever we go on the internet, we encounter CAPTCHAs, those twisted words that block or enable entries on websites. But, what does CAPTCHA mean?
What’s Net Neutrality?You may have heard the term net neutrality in the news. Net neutrality is the idea that the relationship between you and content on the internet shouldn’t be altered by internet service providers—that ISPs should provide nondiscriminatory access to internet content, without manipulating the transfer of data.
Related formsma·nip·u·la·tive·ly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for manipulatives
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