John Mighton’s JUMP program is changing the way math is taught, and his powerful math workbooks give children the tools they need to master this crucial subject. The key is a step-by-step teaching method that isolates and describes concepts so clearly that anyone can understand them: students build on their successes, becoming proficient at solving problems with confidence and enthusiasm. Now, parents and caregivers can bring the JUMP program home. These workbooks follow the current student worksheets used by JUMP tutors and classroom teachers, including: an introduction for parents and caregivers that clearly explains the thinking behind the program and provides hours of activities, worksheets carefully designed to enable children to move from one success to the next, a glossary of math terms, and a selected answer key.Blackwell Publishing
"The available evidence is very much in favour of the JUMP approach to math instruction. These books will be an excellent resource for supporting math education at home."---Dr. Bruce Ferguson, Director, Community Health Systems Research Group, the Hospital for sick Children (sickkids)
"JUMP's results show that even children written off by the school system can succeed."---Today's parent
"John Mighton might well become the nation's math conscience. He not only knows that all children can master genuine mathematics but has repeatedly proved so with his brilliant, no-nonsense program."---Andrew Nikiforuk, Education Critic and Award-Winning Author
This New Edition of John Mighton's revolutionary math workbook gives every child the tools they need to master math. Mighton's innovative JUMP (Junior Undiscovered Mathematical Prodigies) Math program is changing the way math is taught. The key to the enormous success of the program is a step-by-step teaching method that isolates and describes concepts so clearly that anyone can understand them. Students build on their successes and soon are solving problems well above their grade level.
Now, parents and care-givers can bring the JUMP program home. This Grade 4 workbook includes an Introduction that clearly explains the thinking behind the program; provides fun and informative games, activities, and puzzles; follows the carefully designed worksheets used by classroom teachers, which enable children to move from one success to the next; and offers a glossary of math terms. Answer keys are provided on JUMP Math's website, www.jumpmath.org. With the help of this book, students will soon be solving problems with confidence and enthusiasm.