Piper: A Discovery Learning Experience

Piper is a short story about a big idea!

Piper, one of our favourite short animations, tells a simple tale about a little bird learning to defeat its fear. The story starts with a mother teaching her adorable baby to search for food. With every learning experience, comes obstacles to conquer and work around. For little Piper, it’s the big and scary ocean. In its […]

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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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You Have To Be Odd To Be Number 1

The Lorax shows that all it takes is just one seed to make a true difference!

Sharing is tough, especially when it comes to Mother Nature. With greed and technology controlling the town of Thneedville, there’s no natural foliage in sight. Instead, inflatable trees and flowers line the yards of the Thneedville people. Due to the lack of trees, the people of Thneedville also believe that they need to buy fresh […]

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Going Turbo for Ratios!

It's time to wreck some mathematical rubble!

There are many forms of good guys, and bad guys. Wreck-It-Ralph is a heartwarming story about a video game character named Ralph. Ralph is a villain. Ralph has an everyday job. This job consists of him wrecking apartment windows in an arcade game called Fix-It Felix. Whenever he wrecks windows, a hero called Felix will appear to fix […]

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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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