Welcome to JUMP Math's Canadian Program website

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.

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.

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.

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.

FREE JUMP 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 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".

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).

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.

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

Vancouver teacher says a unique program (JUMP Math) works miracles in classrooms

Getting a jump on math: Vancouver teacher Elisha Bonnis credits a unique program with working miracles in classrooms writes Janet Steffenhagen of the Vancouver Sun

Regardez des extraits de nos cahiers d’élèves / See samples of our French workbooks

Consultez nos extraits gratuits en français et les tables des matières des cahiers destinés aux élèves de la 1re à la 4e année. Check out our free sample sections and full tables of contents for the French student workbooks for Grades 1 to 4. Click here to get the sample sections and the tables of contents.

Commandez dès maintenant les cahiers d’apprentissage pour les élèves en immersion française de la 1re à la 4e année. | French Immersion Assessment and Practice Books for Grades 1-4 Now In Stock.

Dès maintenant, JUMP est fiers d’offrir nos Éditions Françaises de nos cahiers d’apprentissage pour les élèves en immersion française de la première à la quatrième année. | JUMP Math is pleased to announce that Part 1 of its Édition Française student AP Books for Grades 1 to 4 are now available (Part 2 to follow).

Randomized Controlled Study Shows Substantial Gains for Students Using JUMP Math

Preliminary results from a randomized controlled study led by researchers from Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and the University of Toronto show that the math knowledge of children using JUMP Math grew twice as much as that of children using the usual methods of math instruction in a school district in Ontario.