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

Elisha says, "One of the things I noticed, and it really made me reflect on my own childhood, was when kids do well at math and they're successful, they think they can do anything," she said in a recent interview. "Especially kids who have never done that before - it completely transforms them."

Arvind Gupta, chief executive officer of the Mathematics of Information Technology & Complex Systems group at UBC, said he's impressed with the program and credits [JUMP Math founder, John] Mighton for understanding the importance of providing students with a strong grounding in basic concepts while also finding ways of keeping them interested.

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