The Benefits of Chess in Education (A Short Reading List)


THE BENEFITS OF CHESS IN EDUCATION

Essential Reading:

http://www.kcfe.eu/sites/default/files/research_KCFE.pdf

http://www.quadcitychess.com/benefits_of_chess.html

http://www.edutechchess.com/whychess.html

http://education.jhu.edu/PD/newhorizons/strategies/topics/thinking-skills/chess/


Other Interesting Resources:

http://www.connectionsacademy.com/blog/posts/2013-10-09/Playing-Smart-The-Benefits-of-Chess-for-Kids.aspx

http://www.onlinecollegecourses.com/2012/03/25/10-big-brain-benefits-of-playing-chess/

http://examinedexistence.com/does-playing-chess-make-you-smarter/

http://nmchess.dyndns.org/ChessBenefitsOverview.pdf

http://www.susanpolgar.com/susan-polgar-foundation-benefits.html

http://www.chesshouse.com/chess_and_education_a/114.htm


A Few Longer Articles and Studies

http://chessinschools.co.uk/download/research/Susan_Sallon_Dissertation.pdf

http://www.psmcd.net/otherfiles/BenefitsOfChessInEdScreen2.pdf

http://www.kcfe.eu/sites/default/files/Trinchero_KCFE.pdf



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3 Responses to The Benefits of Chess in Education (A Short Reading List)

  1. Robert Jakus says:

    Thank you for sharing this information. Please consider information related to learning/chess as discussed in the linked article: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ909939.pdf – I believe information in it may supplement your list of 16 benefits of chess in education – particularly for the ideas presented related to learning math.

    Mathematical Ability Relies on Knowledge, Too
    files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ909939.pdf
    34 AMERICAN EDUCATOR | WINTER 2010–2011 Mathematical Ability Relies on Knowledge, Too By JOHN SWELLER, RICHARD E. CLARK, AND PAUL A. KIRSCHNER

  2. lennymaysay says:

    Haven’t played in a while. Need to get back to it.

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