The Secret Life of Nine

As if we need more reasons to love cats. Image via iMDB

Though nobody can pinpoint the common origin of this myth, there is an ancient proverb that claims, “A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays, for the last three he stays.” So do cats really have nine lives? The answer is, sadly, no. The basis of the myth stems from […]

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Zap Zap Kindergarten Math Now in Eight Languages!

There's a new kid in town, and it's about to launch math into space!

Annnnddd… we’re off!!! Today we launch the newest edition to the Zapzapmath family into the great wide universe to be explored by young, growing minds everywhere! Introducing Zap Zap Kindergarten Math, a mobile-first learning application comprising of educational math games tailored to Grade K students. Just like its predecessor, Zap Zap Kindergarten Math engages kids in […]

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Three is the magic number

Is pizza the answer to all our mathematical mysteries?

To many parents, having a baby around the house is challenging yet rewarding, very much like mathematics. To Tim, however, it is the worst. In the movie The Boss Baby, Tim is a happy single child with a penchant for dreaming. He is the love of his parents’ lives, the apple of their eyes, the […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Math

cloudy with a chance of meatballs

Food can fuel the growing mind, that’s why we at Zap Zap Math don’t take food lightly, and neither does Flint Lockwood. Flint is a scientist in the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, who finds a way to convert water molecules into food. Though the probability of him succeeding in his delectable endeavor […]

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Teaching Hacks: Why Games Matter In The Classroom

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Here at Team Zap Zap, we’re a little biased towards games, so whenever we come across cool ways to learn math in a fun and relaxed way, we are totally on board. This time around, we thought we’d focus on the unsung heroes of the world – teachers, by highlighting how games (online AND offline) […]

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