June 10-13 – Loxley, AL
June 17-20 – Alabaster, AL
June 12-13 – Loxley, AL
June 19-20 – Alabaster, AL
Focus: Competitive Chess
A 1-day course for chess club coaches to share chess training techniques and tips on chess club operation.
A two-day course for teachers with chess experience.
Based on a state of the art Chess in Education program being taught in Europe.
Learn to teach Chess and Chess Variants taught using a SMART methodology that is based on educational research and proven best practices. Priority is given to aspects of chess that develop executive functions and promote far transfer learning, but does not include connecting chess to the curriculum covered in the 4-day Level 1 course.
Educational Premise: The selective use of chess training by teachers focused on developing executive functions and critical thinking engages more students and yields greater educational benefits (than standard chess training).