JUMP Math is a numeracy program. JUMP Math is dedicated to enhancing the potential in children by encouraging an understanding and a love of math in students and educators. JUMP Math replaces the self-fulfilling myth that some people are born with mathematical ability while others do not have the ability to succeed with assumptions that all children can be led to think mathematically.

We offer educators, tutors and parents complete and balanced materials as well as training to help them reach all students.


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Why Flipping & Multiplying Works when Dividing by a Fraction

Ever wondered why? John Mighton, JUMP Math's founder, explains how this works.  Watch the video on JUMP Math's YouTube channel.

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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.

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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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John Mighton Spoke at TEDxCERN on September 24

John Mighton, mathematician and founder of JUMP Math, spoke at TEDxCERN on September 24. "Adapt. Change. Create".  John Mighton shared his vision for education, part of a stellar lineup. Over 11,000 people watched the event. Recorded video and announcment of follow-up events coming here soon.

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Free Tutoring Resources Available to Qualified Canadian Programs

JUMP Math is pleased to offer free resources for students and tutors in Canada through its REACH Community Fund.  Qualified tutoring programs will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.  Learn more and apply.

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Cognitive Science Suggests Virtually Every Child Can Succeed

John Mighton, JUMP Math's founder, now blogs in the Globe and Mail. In this post he argues that, "The means to teach children according to their true potential are already available, and could cost less than the educational programs we now use".   Read the blog post.

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**NEW** Webinars - Introduction to the JUMP Math U.S.A. Resources - How to Reach and Teach Every Child in the United States

Focus Audience: U.S. Teachers of Grades 1–8, Learning Assistance Specialists, and EAs with little or no experience with JUMP Math.

JUMP Math is a method and philosophy aimed at eradicating math anxiety and enabling students to reach their full potential in mathematics. New work in cognition has shown that mathematical abilities can be developed in all students (even ones who have traditionally struggled at school) through rigorous instruction.  Learn about JUMP Math and how it aligns to the US Common Core Curriculum

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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".

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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).

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JUMP Math SMART Lesson Materials

Save time and enhance results with JUMP Math SMART Lesson Materials. The efficacy of the JUMP Math Teacher's Guide lessons (grades 1-8) is now amplified by the power and convenience of SMART Lesson Materials.  For every JUMP Math lesson plan there is a perfectly aligned interactive file, complete with teacher prompts, sample questions, drawings, extensions, activities and bonus questions.  FREE Samples, Available for SMART Boards - CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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Introductory Workshops in Alberta

Mary Jane Moreau and Benn Goddard, JUMP Math's Outreach and Teacher Support team, will show you how applying JUMP principles can help expand your knowledge of math and confidence as a math teacher, while making math classes more effective, more enjoyable, and less stressful for you and your students. Click here for Registration Details

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