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GRANBERY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HYBRID CHESS CLUB REGISTRATION

Granbery Elementary School Hybrid Chess Club

Coach Tiffany will lead a 1-hour synchronized ZOOM club each Wednesday after-school from 4:30 PM until 5:30 PM. Limit 16 students in each group. The ZOOM will begin at 4:25 PM to give everyone 5-minutes to log on. 

Start Date: Wednesday, September 2nd and ending Wednesday, December 16th

(no chess during school holidays) 15 sessions total. 

We will only organize the 1st semester for now - in the hopes we will be back on campus in January at the latest. 

If we are allowed to return to campus, then this registration with also cover after-school chess each Wednesday at school.  

Procedures:

  • Each Nashville Chess Center (NCC) Program will provide 1-hour of synchronized chess club with qualified and trained NCC Instructors each week
  • Each synchronized class will begin with roll call, a 10-15-minute classroom style lesson on Zoom, utilizing an analysis board on chess.com or chesskid.com
  • Each synchronized class will consist of 45-50 minutes of practice or play time amongst the club members as the coach observed each online – The coach may also play against students and provide more individualized attention during this period
  • Each synchronized lesson will be created in the form of a downloadable PDF that will be available on the NCC website for future download
  • Each student registered for the NCC program shall receive a ChessKid.com Gold Membership ($49 per year) as part of the registration fees or cost to the school
  • ChessKid.com has very well-established protective measures to keep chess kids online safe
  • A ChessKid group will be created for each school
  • Each School will also be added to larger groups – Such as system-wide Metro Nashville Public Schools, Middle-Tennessee Private Schools, then one large over Middle-Tennessee Group
  • This will allow for school wide events, area events, system wide events and events for kids under our entire virtual umbrella
  • If at any point, the NCC is welcome by a school to resume on campus learning, we can still utilize the virtual community as a tool, but the main program of synchronized learning would revert or convert to in person
  • ChessKid also has a complete curriculum of asynchronous learning that each scholar can utilize and that the coach of each respective program will use to give online assignments
  • Programs are child appropriate and highly interactive

 

Benefits:

  • Chess is a powerful educational tool that has shown to accelerate the cognitive development of scholars in math, science and reading
  • Chess is a power “distractor” – even in a virtual setting, chess will do a lot to help Middle-Tennessee students’ minds not constantly worry about this difficult situation they are learning to adapt to
  • Chess will create a sense of community and identity for our students missing their friends and their other sports teams
  • In a time where parents are having to be told about “what can we no longer offer students;” Chess is an additive – something we can fully provide
When:
Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 4:30 PM until Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 5:30 PM
Contact(s):
Todd D Andrews
Category:
Lectures
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
$125.00
$50.00