Mind-Body Math: Manipulatives in the Digital Age [Infographic]

The mind-body connection is widely accepted in health and wellness, inspiring people to practice yoga or meditation, and for competitive athletes to seek sports psychologists.  But what role does the mind-body connection play in the math classroom?

Recently, a MIND Research Institute psychologist, mathematician and education researcher teamed up to explore decades of research into how our bodies can be involved in learning, and the ways that technology makes it easier than ever to put these powers to use in the classroom. This infographic presents highlights of what they found.

Digital Manipulatives Infographic

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Christine Byrd

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Christine Byrd writes about STEM and education issues for MIND Research Institute.


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