by alpha | Apr 30, 2019 | Uncategorized

It's a well known fact that most dogs have an amazing sense of smell, but just how do they use it? What do they do with it? And what's some of the math behind it? To investigate this question we first took our "Math Loving Dog" Alpha to Toronto's own Scent Den at...
by alpha | Oct 10, 2017 | inspiring

On September 25th VedaVox provided puzzles for an Escape Room at Women on the Move. We had lots of different people try (and succeed) to escape our room; but we noticed some common things each group did and how many of these things made it harder for them to solve the...
by alpha | Sep 10, 2017 | anxiety, inspiring, lookmath

This week Families Online Magazine asked us to write an article on what parents can do to help their kids succeed in mathematics. Since it was timed nicely with Back to School we thought it would be interesting to look at inspiring mathematics in children as...
by alpha | Jul 25, 2017 | Math, Technology

Recently our Founder, Pamela Brittain, was asked to write a guest blog post for Tech-Based Teaching on Transforming Math Through Technological Visualizations. In it she speak on how technology allows us to visualize mathematics in new and interesting ways and how...
by alpha | Jun 9, 2017 | anxiety, Math

When a child develops a fear of math, homework time can become battle time! But it doesn't have to be that way. Setting up a comfort zone for a child who is struggling with math anxiety can be relatively simple and it can help to ease the fear and discomfort the...