Going the Distance

Bolt is a dog that cuts right to the chase and fetches heart pumping adventures on a whim – at least on the movie set. When this superstar of a hit TV show is unintentionally shipped from Hollywood to New York City, he finds himself facing a real life challenge: a journey to get back […]

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Tags: distance, math help, math improvement, math in daily life, mathematics, movies, speed, time

Finding Prime in Family Time

The Incredibles is a movie about a family of superheroes and how they overcome problems of epic proportions. Mr. Incredible battles crime on a daily basis. Little does he know, a single fan will become his greatest enemy. Buddy Pine, a.k.a. Incrediboy, is Mr. Incredible’s biggest admirer. He wants to be just like Mr. Incredible. He […]

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Tags: composites, division, fun math, math ideas, mathspiration, movies, multiplication, prime numbers

9 for Mankind

In a war torn world where soulless termination by machines has befallen mankind, a group of small rag dolls called “Stitchpunks” emerge as humanity’s only hope for survival. These dolls, all crafted with a single digit written on their backs, are infused with the soul of the scientist that made them. Each of them embodies […]

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Tags: addition, common core math standards, math improvement, mathspiration, movies

The world’s only gamified math ecosystem is now on the web!

Are you a Chromebook user? Are you playing Zapzapmath on a personal computer? Or maybe it’s just not as fun playing Zapzapmath on multiplayer with only one device? Whatever your predicament, worry no more! Zapzapmath is now available on the World Wide Web! Interesting. What does that mean? If you’re playing Zapzapmath at school and […]

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Tags: new features, play online, web version, zapzapmath

Gamification – Who says learning and fun don’t mix?

A lot has been said about gamification for learning. While it may all seem like another round of fun and games (which is a part of it), why should you gamify your lesson content for your kids at all? In our quest (Hey, life IS a game!) to help our young learners improve, research has […]

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Tags: education, educational gameplay, fun math, gamification