5 Powerful interventions in 10-minutes! The world’s best introduction to Ratios

Order in the court!

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Order and arrangement. Don’t put the cart before the horse! Sequence matters! Especially with Ratios! 1:2 does not mean the same as 2:1! Order, order, order! Speaking of sequence, this math lesson is one of a series on ratios.

Now for some profound existential questions:

What if math learning could be fun again? What if we could change the playing field entirely and maybe even discover that our kids were Made For Math?

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The short answer is: Yes, Yes, and Yes! Today’s 10-minute math lesson in ratios affirms this conclusion! Math can be fun. We are made for this! Our multisensory method is straightforward here:

  1. Friendly numbers
  2. Visuals
  3. Real-life Applications
  4. Thoughtful pacing
  5. Clutter-Free Presentation

All of this, conspiring together for our children’s mathematical wellbeing!

UP NEXT in the ratio series! Equivalent ratios & How to Solve Proportions

This compassionately scaffolded lesson includes:

  • Teacher: student ratios
  • Screen-sizes, such as 16:9
  • Baking or cooking references
  • Apples, oranges, cats, and dogs!

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Click PLAY and put the horse BEFORE the cart!

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MFM Authors

Matthew Lyda

Matthew Lyda

Multisensory Math Specialist

Matthew is a Blue Belt in Shotokan Karate, a happy husband, wilderness lover, drummer, and a voracious reader! He works with students one:one as well as in group classes. 

Brittany Sawyer

Brittany Sawyer

Multisensory Math Specialist, VP of Group Classes

Brittany is a certified teacher with 12 years experience teaching mathematics. She loves the outdoors, is an avid sports fan, and doesn’t discriminate of sweets of any kind. She works with students one:one as well in group classes.