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Our Philosophy
At JUMP, we believe that children – especially young children – are much more alike in potential than we're currently led to believe, that special abilities can be fostered in most children and that intelligence is much more plastic than psychologists generally allow.

We have already begun to demonstrate that we can raise the level of the weakest students to the point where they can all be good scientists or mathematicians. At this point, sheer intelligence is almost secondary. In the sciences, factors such as passion, confidence, creativity, diligence, luck and artistic flair are as important as the speed and sharpness of one’s mind. Einstein was not a great mathematician technically, but he had a deep sense of beauty and a willingness to question conventional wisdom.

We believe that one day people will find methods to overcome even the most severe learning disabilities, methods that go far beyond the few simple principles we have observed to be effective at JUMP.