Gifted & Talented News -Middle/High
Fall 2016: Using Chess as an Educational Tool
Chess as an Educational Tool in Classrooms and Schools
Chess educators have argued that chess is beneficial not just for the intellectually gifted, but also for learning disabled and hyperactive children. Among chess educators and parents, countless case studies attest to the educational benefits of chess for such students.
How Does Chess Benefit Students?
The game of chess helps young people learn to concentrate, think logically, overcome obstacles, spot patterns and categorize information. It helps with the development of problem-solving skills, planning, patience, focus of thought and self-discipline. You will find frequently asked questions regarding how to get chess started in your school.
The U.S. Chess Trust
Free Chess Sets
Online Chess Games and Teaching Tools
Learn to play, play online, puzzles and chess game videos as well as other resources.
Play chess virtually against another chess player.
Problem Solving and Critical Thinking