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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.

John Mighton on 'Math Phobia'

John Mighton, mathematician and JUMP Math founder, was interviewed by journalist Hannah Sung at The Globe and Mail about math phobia. In this piece titled "Solving math problems make you anxious? You're not alone in your math phobia," John discusses the fear of mathematics and how to help all kids (and adults!) overcome and enjoy math.

John Mighton Named Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year

John Mighton, JUMP Math’s founder, has been named as one of Schwab Foundation’s Social Entrepreneurs of the Year! The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship supports social entrepreneurs as an important catalyst for societal innovation and progress. Read more here. Want to know more about JUMP as a social enterprise? Visit our page here.

National Book Fund Results Show Significant Student Gains!

For the third year in a row, our National Book Fund data has revealed significant student gains. The results from fall and spring assessments using the math computation subtest of the WRAT-4 show remarkable student growth. A total of 241 grade 4 students in 12 classrooms in our 2013-2014 year completed the assessments and we've gathered the highlights!

               

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.

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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