**The ABC Mathseeds lessons teach a variety of problem-solving strategies using interactive manipulatives to solve increasingly difficult math problems. Every ABC Mathseeds lesson also has a printable problem-solving task to target higher-level critical thinking skills. These challenge students from Kindergarten to Year 3 to develop a toolkit of strategies to reason, interpret, analyse and solve increasingly complex problems.**

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## Online Lessons Teach Strategies

**Mathematical thinking and problem-solving in every lesson.**

- Strategies, models and interactive manipulatives help students learn how to solve problems.
- Mathematical models include number lines, number charts, part-part whole, number patterns, place value, number bars, graphs and many more.
- Lessons promote thinking mathematically and developing number sense.
- Scaffolded learning enables students to apply their learning across a range of activities.

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## A Structured Approach Builds Confident Students

**Identify the question, find facts, apply and evaluate.**

- Students tackle each problem using the same structure.
- Underline the question, circle the facts and choose a strategy.
- Allows students to develop critical thinking skills whatever their ability level.

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## Printable Problem Solving Tasks for Every Lesson

**200 problem solving and critical thinking activities.**

- Integrates problem solving into every lesson.
- Develops higher-level thinking skills across all mathematics domains.
- Strategies include act it out, draw diagrams, write equations, use tables, mental computation and logical thinking.
- Pages include collaborative elements and analysis where students are asked to think about their thinking, communicate this to others and justify their mathematical reasoning.

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## Online Games

**Mini games in the Arcade prepare students for more difficult problem‑solving opportunities.**

- Problem solving strategy games in the Games arcade develop logical thinking.
- Introduces early problem‑solving thinking.
- Fun, interactive and levelled to challenge students.
- Games include: Pack Your bags, Cow Jump, Where’s My shadow, Shape Tip, True or False.