Welcome to Designing RATIOnally, a new suite of ratio materials designed to support students in grasping an understanding of ratio and proportional reasoning concepts while highlighting the value of math in real-world situations and careers. Developed by The Actuarial Foundation with Scholastic, the program motivates students through interactive experiences with the real-world uses of ratios and unit rates. The lesson flexibly incorporates online and offline components, including:
- A cutting-edge digital interactive activity enables students to construct scale designs of real-world architectural venues by applying ratio and unit rate calculations.
- Three engaging printable worksheets that feature an architect who must solve ratio and unit rate problems to design a water treatment facility for a community.
- Represent ratios using different notations
- Perform calculations involving ratios and unit rates