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Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Chess for Credit

Here's an article from the NY Times about graduate-level course whose goal is to "improve teaching by guiding a group of teachers through the problem-solving strategies that are part of a good chess player's arsenal". It's using chess to try to teach teachers to teach their students to think instead of just regurgitate information. There's a novel concept!


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