- 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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Chess utilized to teach reading and math skills
Thank you so much for this opportunity. We absolutely "love" the chess! We recently had our annual Family Math & Reading Night & the 2nd grade used the chess sets as their grade level activity. The activity is to demonstrate how parents can utilize chess to teach reading and math ...