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Absolute Beginner Chess

In this 4 week course students will build a fundation in Chess.
Choreography by Rae
427 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 11 learners
Class
55 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 4 weeks
8-10
year olds
4-8
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific

Tue, Jan 3, 2023

Jan 3 – 24, 2023 (4 weeks)
Tuesdays
6:30 – 7:25 AM
Taught by:
Rafael Silva
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Description

Class Experience

Students will be able to play a game of Chess using basic moves.
Mr. Rafael is originally from Brazil and currently lives in the U.S. He is a Psychology and Organizational Behavior graduate of the Washington University in St. Louis with a focus on Education and Memory Recall.
He has tutored students ages 6-14 in many subjects, including Math, Chess, and Coding. He uses a Facilitator teaching style, focusing on student engagement and activities for the students. 
He is an avid Chess player ranking in the 97.5% percentile and former child tournament winner.
We recommend students spend at least 1 hour a week practicing puzzles or playing games. Practice between classes is what will help each student improve at Chess and maintain an interest in the game.
Chess games must be played on a laptop or a computer. If your child has access to 2 devices they can enter the Outschool Zoom room via a tablet or smartphone, then use a laptop or computer for the digital chessboard. A ChessKid.com account will be created for your child. If you already have an account please keep it for your personal use. It is easier for the students to play each other if they use an account create by our teacher.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We do not provide written feedback to families regarding their students skill development. Students will play using Chess.org or Lichess.org. If you already have an account please keep it for your personal use. We are unable to store student information including scores/ rankings. Having your own personal ChessKid.com account for use at home offers a good way for students to practice in between lessons.

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Choreography by Rae
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Lives in the United States
Creative Learning for Curious Minds
427 total reviews
420 completed classes

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Choreography by Rae has been creating self-confidence boosting programming since 2015. We're more than just movement.
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