- 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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Stevens Elementary students learning through the game of chess!
I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your generous support of the First Move program at our school, Stevens Elementary. Our school is a unique place that meets the educational and social needs of a variety of students ranging from ELL (English as Learned Language), to EBD ...