Stress Free Weekly Chess Club: Play and Develop Executive Functioning (10-14)
Playing casual chess is a great way to develop executive functioning skills as it requires thinking ahead, impulse inhibition, and flexible thinking to respond to the changing state of the board!
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Completed by 82 learners
Once per week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does an "Ongoing" course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills
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Chess naturally encourages the development of the three main executive functioning skills: planning ahead, impulse inhibition, and flexible thinking. Students practice these skills as they develop a plan, consider their options, and adapt to their opponent's plans. This class focuses on the propagation of those skills through a natural learning environment while having fun playing games. In this learner-driven class, we will meet each week to casually play chess and develop our conversation...
Students will develop an awareness of executive functioning skills and strategies for using them during chess or other activities. Students will develop an appreciation of chess. Students will naturally practice social skills in a supported setting.
I've been playing chess for twenty years and using chess as a teaching strategy for two. I also have been working with middle school students on executive functioing strategies as a peer mentor for other autistic students for over a decade.
45 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
Education as Unique as Your Learner
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
191 total reviews
143 completed classes
I am an autistic adult with a masters degree in museum and museum evaluation focusing on applying science to museums and museums as a place of informal learning for neurodiverse learners. In my undergraduate education, I elementary education,...