Chess has been shown to help students develop problem-solving skills, planning, patience, focus, and self-discipline.
In this session, participants will learn about teaching methods and basic content for introducing chess in various school contexts.
Topics to be discussed include basic rules and vocabulary, specific instructional methods, connections to mathematics and literacy, and additional resources.
Whether you are familiar with the game or new to chess, this session will be beneficial to anyone who is interested in bringing the challenge and discipline of chess to their classrooms and schools.
Facilitator: Dr. Jeff Bulington
October 23-24, 2019
9 am – 4 pm each day
$100 registration fee, includes 1.2 CEUs
Franklin Chess Center
63 Main Street
Meadville, MS 39653
For more information, please visit the web site http://cmse.olemiss.edu/MATHEMATICS-PD/