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Stress Free Weekly Chess Club: Play and Develop Executive Functioning Skills

Malikai Bass M.A
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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!

Class experience

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. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
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. 
Joined April, 2021
Hello, I have thirteen years of experience in education. As an eclectic academic learner, I had lots of opportunities to benefit others with my unique understanding and gifted perspective as a twice exceptional learner. I hold a master’s degree in... 
Group Class


1x per week
45 min

Completed by 380 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 6-10
4-8 learners per class

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