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Fun, Engaging Math Resources and Activities!


The Actuarial Foundation supports mathematics achievement among students in grades 4-12 through an array of hands-on, real-world resources. 

Inspiring a new generation of "math-skilled thinkers", the Foundation delivers these resources and activities specifically tailored to meet the needs of students and teachers. All of these lesson plans, discussion materials, posters, online activities and competitions are free!

Learn about one of the Foundation's newest initiatives- the Project Math Minds scholarship competition for high school juniors and seniors.

Watch a video of the 2015 Project Math Minds Pilot Competition generously sponsored by Prudential Financial, Inc.




Expect the Unexpected With Math®

New! Designing RATIOnally

Grades 6-8

The newest math program - Designing RATIOnally - is the tenth installment in the Expect the Unexpected With Math® series. This new suite of ratio materials is 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.

Bring Designing RATIOnally to your students!

Check out the Ratio Design Challenge - a digital interactive tool for students!

View all of the materials from the Expect the Unexpected with Math® series


Building Your Future Financial Literacy Curriculum Resource

Grades 9-12

Help your students prepare for life on their own! The award-winning Building Your Future series helps students easily grasp the essentials of personal finance, gives them multiple opportunities to practice core skills and showcases the real-world impact of the financial decisions they make.

View all the Building Your Future classroom materials and request your free set today!




Math Academy Series

Grades 4-8


Created by teachers for teachers, the Math Academy series features hands-on activities and a fun learning environment that encourages mathematical thinking.  Use these lessons to enhance your classroom instruction while staying true to the academic rigor required by the state standards framework.

View all the Math Academy materials.



All Foundation math programs align with NCTM and/or Jump$tart standards and are STEM-focused with hands-on, real-world math.



Use one of the Classroom Guides for Actuaries to present lessons from the Expect the Unexpected With Math® series to a classroom near you.