- 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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Mr. Hamlin's 2nd grade reports "Chess really teaches us problem solving!"
Thank you so much for your generous donation to help support the First Move chess program at William Howard Taft Elementary in Boise, Idaho. We have found this program to be extremely beneficial for both our students and our parents. Over eighty-two percent of the students at W. H. Taft are ...