Let’s continue with another tip to help you create your classroom culture. The ‘E’ from our acronym C.H.E.S.S. stands for: Establish Everyday Practices.
As an instructor, mentor, father, or mother of an aspiring chess player, playing against your little prodigy can be a great way to measure their skills and progress.
There are tons of best practices in the field of education. Creating a classroom culture is one of the most effective methods to optimize both the instructor’s and the students’ classroom experience. We will use the acronym C.H.E.S.S. in this five part series to help you remember these tips for creating your classroom culture.
by Paul Schwent, Scholastic Instructor
Nothing crushes a beginner's love of chess quicker than getting annihilated at the board. For a six or seven year old just learning the game, the result of their first few games can be the difference between getting excited about the game of chess that can grow into a lifelong passion and never wanting to see a chess board again.
Wednesday, February 21st, marked the first ever St. Louis Public School’s (SLPS) district-wide chess tournament. Over 100 SLPS students gathered at The Moto Museum for friendly competition and bragging rights.