Summer’s over, mom and dad!

This may look familiar.

If you’re loving summer as much as we are, you and your kids aren’t likely to be jumping for joy at the prospect of a new school year. With less than a month before we’re going back to school, there’s no reason why you and your kids can’t be back-to-school cool! School readiness isn’t just […]

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Tags: back to school, help for parents, kids, smart parenting, Summer Break


Bringing the Good to Grief

Good grief, math is amazing!

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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Tags: fun math facts, math ideas, math improvement, mathspiration, visual math


Building an Understanding of Area and Perimeter

Minecraft shows us that there's nothing square about learning maths!

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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Tags: fun math facts, math games, math ideas, mathspiration, minecraft, visual math


Singing Subtractions

Sing is a heartwarming movie about all creatures big and small coming together to form a perfect harmony.

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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Tags: deduction, mathematics, mathspiration, movie, sing, subtraction


If Plan A Fails, There Are 25 More Letters in the Alphabet

Emotions can be a messy problem, but love is always the best solution!

There are many things in this world that can be measured, but love is the one true exception. Upside Down is the story about young Riley, a girl with the perfect life. She has the most adoring parents, she has the bestest friend ever, and she has hockey, a hobby that she has developed into […]

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Tags: addition, division, math help, math ideas, math improvement, mathspiration, movies, multiplication, problem-solving, subtraction, upside down, zap zap math