More chess in schools can help lift economic growth, says John Adams

Kings, queens and bishops are part of the solution to Australia’s 21st century economic challenges, but not the monarchical or religious variety — chess, if more widely played, has the potential to boost innovation and economic growth, according to one avid player.

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Management consultant and former political adviser John Adams. ‘Chess improves cognitive ability and that in turn has strong relationship with economic growth’.

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CHECKMATING ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE – LEARNINGCHESS IN NURSING HOMES PROGRAM

Family Playing Chess - LearningChessVarious studies show that cognitive activities and brain trainings – such as learning and playing chess online – could, indeed, slow or stop dementia and Alzheimer’s, and could also help people with everyday tasks such as shopping and cooking.

Read more how we can help elderly people with our new ‘LearningChess in Nursing Homes’ program in 2016.

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COUNTRYWIDE SCHOLASTIC CHESS COOPERATION WITH THE CZECH CHESS FEDERATION

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The Czech Chess Federation has started a cooperation with LearningChess. The aim of the cooperation is to ensure a centrally managed, countrywide access to online chess education material and tools for Czech primary school teachers and students. The LearningChess method will also be used in the training of chess circles for children registered under the Czech Chess Federation.”

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NEW ONLINE CHESS, MATH, LOGIC AND ENGLISH CROSS CURRICULUM FOR PRE-SCHOOLS AND BILINGUAL SCHOOLS

 

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LearningChess introduces the new Chess, Math, Logic & English Learning cross-curriculum on the Online Educa Conference Berlin, December 2-4, 2015

It is a voiced, interactive tutor with simple chess, logic, mathematical tasks and English learning features meets the requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference.

 

 

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Rita Atkins, Partner Coach: Teaching children who differ in age and chess ability

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I am coaching chess in various schools in and around Cambridge UK. As I used to be a competitive chess player myself, getting hold of teaching materials has never really been a problem for me. Add in a projector and a laptop with Chessbase installed and I was ready to go in any classroom. I was not actively looking for new teaching aids so how come I fell in love with the online tutor LearningChess.net?

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PARTNER SCHOOL: MIAMI, FLORIDA Vineland K-8 Center 100+ STUDENTS

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During my 32 years teaching, I have seen education grow and change in multiple ways.  However, the one fact that has remained true is that students learn best when they find intrinsic value within their learning process.  In the modern classroom, a technology based approach has created an environment that is both enriching and allows students to find enjoyment in their day to day lessons.

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