Chess-mates!

Playing chess in the presence of PET

Chess coaching with the Physical Educaiton teacher

Chess might just be the perfect teaching and learning tool. The goal of the curriculum is to use the game of chess as a tool, to increase higher level thinking skills, advance maths and reading skills and build self confidence. In Rollakal School, we have been working with primary (2nd -5th) grade students, the Physical Education Teacher and other teachers to promote the use of chess as an educational tool.

There is strong correlation between learning to play chess and academic achievements. In the school, students who received chess instructions are getting good result in academics including maths and non verbal reasoning ability.

2 students playing, 2 students observing

2 students playing, 2 students observing

 Since studies have shown chess to have a positive impact on kids in elementary, middle and high school, therefore it makes it relevant to promote chess as an educational tool.

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