how to do paper-and-pencil computations. The implementation of this trend is beginning in theearly elementary grades.2.English/Filipino
Auditory discrimination and phonics manipulatives incorporate text with vibrant graphicsand are useful for teaching English vocabulary.
Decoding manipulatives offer abundant practice applying rules as students learn Englishwords and structure.
Scrambled sentences teach English syntax as they foster reading comprehension andfluency.
Students who have difficulty learning due to language barriers, auditory deficiencies, or behavioral issues have a much easier time stay engaged and on task when manipulativemodels are introduced.3.Science
To demonstrate Newton's First Law of Motion, students calculate average speed basedon their observations of a rolling marble. Answers will vary depending on the distance andspeed at which the marbles roll.
Using a ball and bat, students can observe Newton's Second Law of Motion by increasingthe force of their swings to make the ball travel faster and farther.
The concept of inertia becomes visible when students stack four or five dominoes anduse a ruler to knock the bottom domino out repeatedly until there is only one left.
A creative science teacher can demonstrate any number of scientific theories by havingstudents bring in such things as soap, miniature toy cars, balance scales, toothpicks, modelingclay, rope, and coins.4. Social Studies/MAPEH
Geography – use of globe to find the absolute and relative location of a certain place
Music – use of musical instruments
Multimedia is a combination of many forms of media. It may be audio and text. motion, audio and text,manipulatives and audio, and more.The use of multimedia is very interesting and engaging. It also provides multi-sensorial approach toteaching. Students with different modes of learning benefit in using multimedia in the classrooms.