# Problem Solving Maths Ks1

If you want to take your pupils off auto-pilot and develop a thinking classroom, this is the resource for you!

This section of the nzmaths website has problem-solving lessons that you can use in your maths programme.

At this point, they would realise that they need one more pack, which would make 18.

They could then draw another and add the two 6s together to make 12.The lessons provide coverage of Levels 1 to 6 of The New Zealand Curriculum.The lessons are organised by level and curriculum strand.We want to provide children with the opportunity to apply their mathematical understanding in a variety of contexts., as well as be able to articulate the strategies they are using to solve problems.At Hill Top Academy we recognise the importance of establishing a secure foundation in mental calculation and recall of number facts before standard written methods are introduced.We use Mathematical Vocabulary when planning to help determine the appropriate terminology to use in our teaching and children are expected to use it in their verbal and written explanations (see calculation policy).Here are some recommended links to use to support learning KS1 we enter the final term, the children at Hill Top are moving their Numeracy skills forward and engaging in even more problem solving than ever before!Children will be asked to do three maths papers in Year 6: one on arithmetic, and two on reasoning (applying their maths skills to a number of problems and puzzles).Again, they will be given problems to solve involving all four operations.In Year Three, the children have been working collaboratively to solve problems involving division and remainders.They have been focusing on working collaboratively to explain their strategies and to identify their own 'HAZARDS' when working with division.

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