Do your students struggle to make sense of ratios, proportions and percent? Engage them in meaningful, real life math with this free set of ratio & percent tasks. While tutoring some middle school students during the summer, I wanted to make sure they had a deep understanding of ratios, proportions, unit rate and percent before heading on to high school. These math topics can often be rushed or skipped over or relegated to a mere formula Keep Reading...

## How to Introduce and Teach Unit Rate: Practical Tips

So, your child is stuck on their homework. They have to find "unit rate." And you're looking at their homework paper and thinking, "What is unit rate?" Or at least, that's what my husband said when he asked what I was writing about. "Unit rate, huh. What's that?" I was a little surprised that my math savvy husband didn't know about this crucial math skill he probably uses nearly every day. Once I told him what it was he said, "Oh. I use Keep Reading...