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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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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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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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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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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