The Book of Life: A Sequence Study

The Book of Life brings life and festivities to the dead!

With Halloween just around the corner, we thought we’d revisit an old favourite: The Book of Life. Bright, festive, and rich in Mexican culture and mythology, this movie speaks of death in a hopeful manner. It tells a tale about three young friends who grow up celebrating the tradition of November 2nd, otherwise known as the Day […]

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Being Mindful About Math

Okay, it's not only students who look forward to school being over. Credit: Dale Neseman

Math doesn’t end in class. Now we would probably have realized that at some point back when we were in school, and some kids may already have. But in general, how can we educators lead young learners today to think about math as not only another subject in school, but as second nature; i.e. part […]

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A Little Duck Goes A Long Way

Don't let mathematics run away with your mind! Expand your skills with us today!

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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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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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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