Chess In Schools:
Part of the Kids Chess Guide
Kids Chess Guide
- Chess In Schools -
Most often, if it's ever played in schools, it's during lunchtime; it's the activity for those who don't like football during the break.
Here's something to ponder:
Think about why parents send kids to school ... to develop reasoning; analytical thinking; resilience; problem solving; perseverance ...
All schools should be efficiently serving child development, equally, in two areas:
Both areas mentioned require some form of thinking that Chess helps to nurture.
Schools are used as tools by the Government and Industry for getting kids ready for working life - for jobs that require analysis of situations; strategic planning; risk assessment; crisis management ...
The game of Chess has some aspect of all of these, so why not take advantage of it?
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