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By Eileen Blass USA Today
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. — Quiet, please. The second- and third-graders at McGinn Elementary School are playing chess, which means they're concentrating, which means they shouldn't be interrupted...Read More
SARTELL, Minn. — Some may think chess is boring and too difficult, but many students who are members of clubs across the country couldn't care less what others may think of it. Read More
In October, NBC’s “TODAY” had its cameras focused on students and staff at Northgate Crossing Elementary in Spring ISD. The TV show wanted the scoop on the district’s use of First Move, a curriculum for second and third graders that, through the game of chess, teaches math concepts, critical thinking and social skills...Read More.
I am so excited! First Move was featured on the Today Show on October 20th, 2010. We shot the story at Spring ISD in Texas and Notre Dame Academy in New York back in April. Unfortunately, the oil spill bumped our story, then it was summer and they didn’t want to run a school related story. With school underway, we finally got our story out! ...Read More