The color notation of fall

Fall is the time when the leaves on the trees change their appearance, transforming the forest into a cornucopia of colors. At Zapzapmath, we like to think that life should be as colorful as our Mathlings (how many do you have in your spaceship?), and fall is the time when nature echoes our sentiment beautifully. […]

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Falling leaves: An estimation

It’s October and we’re well in the mood for fall. Or autumn. Whatever you may call this season, we certainly enjoy the changing of the leaves. Pumpkin spiced lattes and fashion trends aside, there are few better ways of enjoying the fall than to go on a nature walk and watch the leaves twirl and […]

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The Emoji Movie: Factorial Fun in One

The Emoji Movie is an emotive journey towards self discovery that translates itself well within the realm of modern hierographs. With its brightly depicted coming-of-age sequencing and silly poop humor to boot, the one thing that is clearly portrayed over and over again is the movie’s love for patterns. From layouts and phone displays, to […]

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Solving the adult problem of math anxiety

Math and I have never quite seen eye to eye. I got tired of trying to find his x when she had clearly moved on, and when it came to to calculating interest, I just said that it wasn’t my fault I was never as calculative as math was. If I had a dollar for […]

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Independent learners, unite!

Remember that first thrill of excitement when you learned something new and that you could achieve it on your own? Now that’s something that we hope our kids experience for themselves, but how might we help them along towards independent learning? As independent learners, the process of acquiring new knowledge or a skill would be […]

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