Stress Free Weekly Chess Club: Play and Develop Executive Functioning Skills
Playing casual chess is a great way to develop executive functioning skills as it requires thinking ahead, impulse inhibition, and flexible thinking as we learn more about chess, improve our life skills and social skills, and have fun!
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35 reviews for this class
Completed by 286 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. This class is designed for students who can already play chess with any level of skill. Players should...
This class is taught in English.
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.
Learners using iPads may need to download the free jamboard app before class.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
In order to play chess together, we use Google Jamboard. This requires learners to click a link in chat. On the Jamboard, Learners are responsible for keeping track of their own turns and this does require a greater level of focus, skill, and responsibility than playing on a dedicated chess website. Some younger learners may need support practicing Jamboard manners.
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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,...