A beginner chess book for teachers, chess club sponsors, or parents with young children. A elementary school teacher can use this book as a textbook to incorporate chess into their standards-based math program incorporating National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards. Also included are exemplars and rubrics and teacher tips about how to handle situations that frequently occur while students are playing chess. Tried and true analogies that children will relate to are incorporated so that young children can learn chess in an effective and fun way.
Author National Chess Master Todd Bardwick is one of the nation's leading full-time chess instructors and runs the Chess Academy of Denver and the Rocky Mountain Chess Camps. Bardwick is also the chess columnist for the Rocky Mountain News and a columnist for Chess Life magazine.
- 192 Pages
- Publisher: Chess Detective
- Published: October, 2004
- Notation: Algebraic
Teaching Chess in the 21st Century - Bardwick
This book gives a lot of good advice about teaching young chess players. There are a lot of specific stories and problems, and it talks extensively about tying chess in to more standard classroom subjects, most notably math. It also has quite a few chess variations for the classroom that sound very fun, and has a very helpful section on dealing with specific issues that will arise. It is not, howe