The Emoji Movie: Factorial Fun in One

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The Emoji Movie is an emotive journey towards self discovery that translates itself well within the realm of modern hierographs. With its brightly depicted coming-of-age sequencing and silly poop humor to boot, the one thing that is clearly portrayed over and over again is the movie’s love for patterns. From layouts and phone displays, to […]

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Number Lines and One Liners

The biggest math problem that Batman learns is that 1 is the loneliest number in the world, and family is everything!

“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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Hooray for Arrays!

Double the trouble and twice the fun!

There are minions of reasons to love Despicable Me 3, from the fun and engaging banter between Gru and his twin brother, to the temper tantrums of his fellow companions. Yes, the minions are at it again, adorable to the core with little specks of bad! Now, we all know that Gru has many, many, MANY […]

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See Beyond the Average on Your First Day Back!

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A new school year is almost here. And for some of us, new school years are as exciting as they are uncertain. A new year puts you in a new class, which is a new environment, and a new environment brings new people. Different things to learn, new goals to achieve, you never know how […]

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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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