ERIC Number: EJ556685
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Walking, Tinkertoys, and Legos: Using Movement and Manipulatives to Help Students Write.
English Journal, v86 n6 p46-52 Oct 1997
Describes how students who are learning disabled can improve their writing skills through physical movement and manipulating visuals. Describes how movement draws on kinesthetic intelligence and manipulatives draw on spatial intelligence to help students understand language structures in nonverbal ways that may be more intuitive than verbal explanations. Shows that manipulatives can also help students organize their ideas. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Writing and Rewriting: Issues and Practices in the English Classroom.