- The US is ranked 12th out of 37 countries for 4th grade math and science skills according to the 2007 TIMS Study.
- FirstMove uses chess as a tool to teach critical thinking and advance math and reading in 2nd and 3rd grade students.
- In a 2009 survey, 88% of teachers believed their students critical thinking skills improved because of First Move.
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First Move would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generous donation and support of the First Move Chess Program. Through this program, our children are learning problem solving strategies and higher level thinking skills that can be utilized now and throughout the children's lives. Chess is an easy way to ...