JUMP Math in National Post Story

John Mighton, founder of JUMP Math, is quoted in a story about falling math scores.  He says that teaching approaches should be grounded in findings from cognitive science research and that teachers also need to have the freedom to try new ways to help their students learn math, which should then be “rigorously” tracked to see if the innovation works or not.  Read the article.

JUMP Math in Scientific American Mind

New Techniques Make Math Fun for All, by Dr. John Mighton.  With the right lesson plan, teachers can turn struggling students into budding mathematicians. The secret is carefully guiding their adventure in numbers.  Read the article, listen to the podcast.

FREE! New JUMP Math site for teachers: get homework sheets and share tools

Get printable homework sheets and other resources that complement JUMP Math’s core curriculum. Visit www.jumpmathteachers.org to register - it's FREE for teachers!

US DoE Funding Study of JUMP Math: Globe and Mail

The U.S. Department of Education has funded the project, led by researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, looking at how elementary students fare in math using the current Ontario curriculum and comparing it to the JUMP Math program. A spokeswoman for the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education, said the JUMP Math program has grabbed attention in the United States.  Read the article.

Mighton on TVO's The Agenda: Adding it Up

Ontario student math achievement is slipping. The Agenda examines what the province and educators can do to reverse the trend. Steve Paikin discusses this with Annie Kidder, People for Education, Clive Packer, concerned parent, and John Mighton, JUMP Math Founder.  Watch the video. | Read the blog.

Mighton on CTV News: Changing Math Curriculum

The Globe and Mail's Caroline Alphonso and John Mighton discuss concerns over discovery math.  Watch the CTV News segment.

Mighton in Notices of the American Mathematical Society

JUMP Math's founder, John Mighton is published in the February 2014 edition of Notices of the AMS (American Mathematical Society). Read the article, "JUMP Math: Multiplying Potential".

Math wars: The Division Over How to Improve Test Scores: Globe and Mail

JUMP Math described as being "in the middle of conventional math and discovery learning... that emphasizes rehearsing the basics and breaking problems into small parts".  Read the article.  See more about JUMP Math in the media

New York Times: John Mighton on Reforming Math Education

JUMP Math's founder, John Mighton, is one of several contributors to a New York Times editorial on reforming math and science education.  He argues that children love to explore small variations on a theme and incrementally harder challenges much more than adults do. Click here to read the article.

Principal Tells Story of Inspiring Turnaround with JUMP Math

Kevin Bird, who was the principal at Muheim Elementary School from 2008 to 2013, says that JUMP improved teaching by equipping the teachers with a huge toolbox of powerful approaches and strategies (Canadian Teacher Magazine).

CBC's The Sunday Edition Features John Mighton

Michael Enright talked to John Mighton, founder of JUMP Math, on The Sunday Edition on CBC Radio One. Listen to the podcast (Mighton segment starts at 1:09).

First Step in Learning Math is Getting Over the Anxiety

Toronto Star writer, Andrea Gordon learns how with John Mighton. “It’s not magic,” Mighton says. “It is perseverance.” Read the story...

JUMP Math Wins National Social Enterprise Award

JUMP Math was presented with the Social EnterPrize Gold Winner Award by Trico Foundation at the Social Enterprise World Forum in Calgary, Alberta. The Social EnterPrize awards were created to recognize and celebrate leadership and excellence in social entrepreneurship across Canada.  Read more and watch the video here. Thank you to everyone who supports, uses, and advocates for JUMP Math... Every child can learn math and love it!

Results Indicate Significant Gains for Students

Download the full report of fall and spring assessment results for JUMP Math’s 2011-12 National Book Fund. You can also read a quick summary and other studies on our research page.

JUMP Math develops a "Growth Mindset" according to Stanford's Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck, author of “Mindset”, and John Mighton discuss the critical importance of a growth mindset for students' success in math. Watch on JUMP Math's YouTube channel.

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