Piper: A Discovery Learning Experience

Piper, one of our favourite short animations, tells a simple tale about a little bird learning to defeat its fear. The story starts with a mother teaching her adorable baby to search for food. With every learning experience, comes obstacles to conquer and work around. For little Piper, it’s the big and scary ocean. In its […]

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A Job Not to be Taken Lightly

Saving your home from someone who’s intent on destroying it is no easy feat, if not downright nuts. But the animals of Liberty Park were forced to do just that when the mayor of Oakton City had plans to build an amusement park right where they live. Surly the squirrel and Buddy the rat are […]

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Bringing the Good to Grief

If you’re a huge Peanuts fan, you’ll know that Charlie Brown is the epitome of a dreamer. He has strong passions and goals that he keeps chasing, even through the bad days and disappointments. This is most true when it comes to kite flying. Now, you may think that after all these years, he’d be good […]

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Building an Understanding of Area and Perimeter

You know that game that all yours friends have been talking about, the one that takes building out of the box? Not many of your friends will see this, but Minecraft isn’t just a fun game, it’s also a great mathematical game! There’s so much that you can learn from this gameplay, from spacial awareness, to […]

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Singing Subtractions

Music has always been the universal language of harmony, and Sing is story about how music brings us together. Buster Moon is a koala on a mission to save his failing music theatre. He comes up with a singing competition that would allow amateur singers to compete for a coveted grand prize. Since he doesn’t have a […]

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