Learn how to develop STEM skills & how to teach 6–12-year-old children through games and puzzles on the chessboard
Chess & Logic training course introduces algorithmic thinking and the elements of logic to 6–12-year-old children through games and puzzles on the chessboard. The course is similar in content to the ECU102 Teaching Mathematics through Chess course with a younger target age in mind: the games are strategically simpler, and the investigations more straightforward throughout. The content is wrapped up in a fairy tale where the characters get muddled up in thrilling adventures.
Taking the course you will get the following:
There are five chapters in the handbook, Board Buddies in LogiQ Land:
Rita Atkins has been training chess tutors and teachers in chess and mathematics since 2018. She holds a degree in mathematics and physics as well as a Diploma of Education from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest and an MSc in Computing Science from Imperial College. She is a WIM and former Hungarian women’s chess champion.
Rita was part of the team for the Erasmus+ CHAMPS (Chess and Mathematics in Primary Schools) project and co-authored the book 50 Chess and Mathematics Exercises for Schools. She is currently on the Erasmus+ 8by8 project developing mathematical games for the classroom.
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