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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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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Singing Subtractions

Sing is a heartwarming movie about all creatures big and small coming together to form a perfect harmony.

Music has always been the universal language of harmony, and Sing is story about how music brings us together. Buster Moon is a koala on a mission to save his failing music theatre. He comes up with a singing competition that would allow amateur singers to compete for a coveted grand prize. Since he doesn’t have a […]

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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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