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Chess in Education Committee

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Here are some reasons why chess belongs in the school curriculum:

Chess Research Bibliography

            The articles below all deal with making chess part of the instructional curriculum as chess engages students of all learning styles and strengths. It also promotes problem solving and critical thinking skills. Many studies have linked chess to improved scores in both reading and math and making an impact on students in ways that traditional instructional methods have not been able to do.

 

Celone, J. (n.d.). Why chess?. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.edutechchess.com/whychess.html.

 

Dauvergne, P. (n.d.). The case for chess as a tool to develop our children’s minds. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.auschess.org.au/articles/chessmind.htm.

 

Ferguson, R. (n.d.). Teacher's guide: research and benefits of chess. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.quadcitychess.com/benefits_of_chess.html.

 

Ippolito, D. J. (n.d.). Benefits of chess for children. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.deanofchess.com/benefits.htm.

 

Compiled by Kitsis, A. (n.d.). Benefits of chess for academic performance and creative thinking. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://vivacityinc.com/chess/BenefitsOfChess.pdf.

 

Liptrap, J. M. (n.d.). Chess and standardized test scores. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from CHESS AND STANDARD TEST SCORES.

 

Margulies, S. (n.d.). The effect of chess on reading scores:. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.geocities.com/chess_camp/margulies.pdf.

 

Compiled by McDonald, P. R. (n.d.). The benefits of chess in education: a collection of studies and papers. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.psmcd.net/otherfiles/BenefitsOfChessInEdScreen2.pdf.

 

Milat, M. (n.d.). The role of chess in modern education. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.kidchess.com/milat_roleofchess.htm.

 

Palm, C. (n.d.). Chess improves academic performance. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.successchess.com/WeibelChess/NY2.html.

 

Ryan, G. (n.d.). Chess in education. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.nychesskids.com/files/chess_in_education.htm.

 

Wojcio, M. (n.d.). The importance of chess in the classroom. Retrieved Mar. 28, 2006, from http://www.njoychess.com/Education/wojcio.pdf.

More Articles:

Chess in Education Research Summary - chess.photobooks.com/genesis/web_pages/html/smart.html

Educational Benefits - www.portfolio.mvm.ed.ac.uk/studentwebs/session4/18/edbenefits.htm

Scholastic Chess Research Bibliography - www.uschess.org/scholastic/sc-research.html

Chess as an Essential Teaching Tool - http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/voice/voice031.shtml

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