Hurrell, D. (2018). I'm proud to be a toy teacher: Using CRA to become an even more effective teacher. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 23 (2), 32-36.
The role of manipulative materials in mathematics can be a contentious one. It seems that in the mind of some teachers, manipulatives are fine in the early years but have no place in a rigorous maths classroom as the students get older. It is a topic worth our consideration.
teaching, mathematics, Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA), manipulative materials