Every child can learn math and love it.

We are an award-winning non-profit dedicated to helping people lead more fulfilled lives. Our evidence-based curricula and professional development replaces math anxiety with an understanding and a love of math in students and educators.

Publications - USA

Awards & Recognition

John Mighton WINS the Egerton Ryerson Award

John Mighton is this year’s winner of the Egerton Ryerson Award for Dedication to Public Education, an annual Canadian award that recognizes those who actively advocate for strong public education. Read more.

JUMP Math WINS 2016 WISE Award

We’re one of the six winners of the 2016 WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) Awards, an initiative of the Qatar Foundation, which recognizes the world’s most innovative educational projects. Read more.

US DoE Funding Study of JUMP Math: Globe and Mail

The U.S. Department of Education has funded a project led by researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children to look at how elementary students fare in math using the current Ontario curriculum and comparing it to the JUMP Math program.

Research

National Book Fund Results Show Significant Student Gains!

The results from fall and spring assessments revealed significant gains for students participating in JUMP Math’s 2015-2016 National Book Fund for the fifth year in a row.

John Mighton in Scientific American Mind

With the right lesson plan, teachers can turn struggling students into budding mathematicians - the secret is carefully guiding their adventure in numbers.

JUMP develops "Growth Mindset" says 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

Tips for Teachers

Strategies Series

See our Top 10 research-supported strategies for tackling barriers in the classroom.

Why Flipping & Multiplying Works when Dividing by a Fraction

Ever wondered why? John Mighton, JUMP Math's founder, explains how this works.

Webinars - Introduction to JUMP Math USA Common Core Resources

JUMP Math is a method and philosophy aimed at eradicating math anxiety and enabling students to reach their full potential in mathematics.

News

JUMP Math featured in Quartz

Quartz featured JUMP Math and John Mighton in a piece about math education and the mounting evidence that all children can succeed at the subject. Describing JUMP Math's carefully broken down steps and guided discovery approach, the piece highlights how we can help students (and adults) avoid believing that they are "bad at math". Read the piece here.

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.

John Mighton at TEDxCERN

Mathematician and JUMP Math founder Dr. John Mighton spoke at TEDxCERN about the belief that anyone can learn anything, especially mathematics. In this inspiring talk, John highlights an invisible problem in society: we underestimate ourselves.