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The use of hands-on learning techniques to promote student achievement in secondary mathematics classrooms except where reference is made to the work of others, the work described in this thesis is my own or was done in collaboration with my advisor. Top picks for hands-on math manipulatives and games september 1, 2015 by jimmie quick 1 comment just like you build a library of living books , a homeschool should have a library of hands-on math and science tools. Manipulatives can come in a variety of forms and they are often defined as physical objects that are used as teaching tools to engage students in the hands-on learning of mathematics (using manipulatives, 2009.