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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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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Fidget Spinners: Bringing a new spin to math

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Fidget spinners have become the new must-have toy, flooding classrooms worldwide with a colorful burst of distracting movements. However, spinners aren’t just toys. Instead, spinners are a world of possibility, from nifty tricks to wow your friends with, to lessons learnt on variables and probabilities. Yes, spinners can teach you mathematics! Want to find out how to bring […]

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Confidence Counts – Helpful Tips to Create a Love of Math

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It’s possible that we’ve all been there at some point, struggling over a math problem. As parents, the roles reverse and we have to be able to support our kids as they navigate their way through a sea of homework and math questions. What truly matters though, is how we as parents, educators and mentors […]

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