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Myth of Ability

Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Child

by John Mighton

  • 239 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by House of Anansi Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Mathematics,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8200587M
    ISBN 100887847676
    ISBN 109780887847677
    OCLC/WorldCa77549894

    So I thought I'd write a bit more about The Myth of Ability, and the JUMP approach to teaching maths (I'm going to use the Scottish 'maths', rather than the American 'math', since I'm currently living and teaching in Scotland. For the record, though, saying 'maths' still . I'm currently reading The Myth of Ability, and I'll be posting my thoughts over the next few weeks under 'Books' here on my blog. The first post is already up, so please head over and have a look! John Mighton, the author of the book, is the founder of the JUMP Math programme in Canada. I've used many of his ideas in the classroom, and I've found that they empower children.

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He is the founder of JUMP (Junior Undiscovered Math Prodigies), a charitable organization that works to educate students in mathematics. He is the author of The Myth of Ability () and The End of Ignorance ().4/5.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(22). John Mighton, JUMP Math's founder, wrote The Myth of Ability: Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Child in   It explores his work and teaching approach, as well as the development of the JUMP Math program.

The myth of ability: nurturing mathematical talent in every child User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Mighton believes that anyone can learn mathematics if 5/5(3). The book demystifies Math in a passionate, convincing manner.

It gives me comfort to know that there are a lot of others who have, or have had, Math phobia which is often generated by the 'myth' that you are either born to be good at Math or doomed to /5(22). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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This book reminds us that our lives are more than our own and that we are required to ask how to be better partners to one another in community/5(38). I picked up a book today at Costco and was wondering if anyone has read it or even heard of the author.

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It demolishes the myth of inherited ability as the overriding determinant of achievement and provides an alternative account by unpacking the opportunities, experiences and practices that lead to the development of true expertise. Read it and use the ideas to challenge backward thinking." Professor Mary James, University of Cambridge, UK.

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He is the author of The Myth of Ability () and The End of Ignorance ()/5.Book reviews. The Myth of Ability: Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Child John Mighton Review by Amy Scribner August Canadian author John Mighton's book The Myth of Ability; Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Child (Anansi,) may be a big step in this direction.

In this book, he sets out and describes in detail a program, JUMP ("Junior Undiscovered Math Prodigies"), that he has developed for teaching the basics of mathematics, especially at a remedial.