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

Order in the court!

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?

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!

Click PLAY and put the horse BEFORE the cart!

# MFM Authors

### 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

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.