Going the Distance

Bolt is a dog that cuts right to the chase and fetches heart pumping adventures on a whim – at least on the movie set. When this superstar of a hit TV show is unintentionally shipped from Hollywood to New York City, he finds himself facing a real life challenge: a journey to get back […]

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Number Lines and One Liners

“Black. All important movies start with a black screen. And music. Edgy, scary music that would make a parent or studio executive nervous. And logos, really long and dramatic logos…” Everything about the Lego Batman movie screams black and mathematics, from his impossible abs of 9, to the total amount of super villains he faces (we […]

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A Little Duck Goes A Long Way

Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck’s uncle, is the world’s richest duck. Known for his feisty demeanour and rude exterior, Scrooge is a stingy old miser that adores long swims in his pool of gold coins, as well as tormenting the help. Though nobody knows just how much his nett value is worth, Scrooge’s wealth started with […]

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

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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Practice makes perfect fun

Let’s face it, sometimes math can be challenging. Sometimes math can be scary. Sometimes math can be a major problem that we cannot seem to solve. However, there’s one thing that math isn’t, and that’s boring. Math is never boring. In fact, math is just as fun as play when learned the right way. You […]

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