Center for Mathematics and Science Education

The University of Mississippi

Growing Chess in Your School

Workshop Details

Grade band: K-12th

Date: June 12, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, one-hour lunch (on your own)

Location: Jackson Avenue Center, Classroom Q24, Oxford, MS

Registration Deadline: June 4, 2020

Registration fee: $125; Includes 0.6 CEUs

Facilitator: Dr. Jeff Bulington, Franklin Chess Center

Workshop Description

Chess helps promote critical thinking and has connections to many academic subjects. If you are interested in building and growing a chess program in your school, join us for an informative and interactive session, During this workshop, participants will discuss:

  • assessing student progress in developing chess skills and thinking strategies,
  • challenging students at all levels, and
  • finding resources and tools to give students quality feedback.

Whether you have already begun a chess program in your school or are still in the planning stages, this session will be of benefit to you and your students.


Registration Deadline: February 11, 2020