## Sniffing Out Math

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...

## Lessons Learned from an Escape Room

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...

## Back to School: Back to Inspiration

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...

## Visualizing Math

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...

## Addressing Math Anxiety in the Home

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...

## The Language of Math

What if we looked at learning math like we look at learning how to read? How differently could we 'read' the world if we knew math as a language? What type of stories would it tell? When learning to read the English language we start with the simplest part, the...

## Why Math?

"I hate Math", "Math is stupid", "I'm not smart enough to do math", "I'm totally math illiterate" How many times have you heard the above statements from friends, family, your kids, or maybe even from yourself? It seems, more and more, that math has a bad reputation...