The Need for Chess in School and Its Role in the Dynamics of Child Development
The article describes the methodology for studying the dynamics of increasing the level of development of intellectual processes in children learning to play chess with the help of the reflective-activity approach. It describes the formation of the mental plan of action and position of agency (subjectness position) in the planning of the student’s own developmental trajectory and learning. The results of the influence of chess lessons on the qualitative leap in the development of junior students in comparison with children not engaged in chess are considered. The developing potential of chess lessons for students is also described.
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