Merit Award Merit award

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  • Subject :
    Elementary school, cross curricular
  • Authors :
    Judit Polgár
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  • Evaluation :
    • Methodologically very sound: detailed materials and additional courses for teachers are available with clearly structured lesson plans, well-explained teaching aims and methods, a collection of warm-up games etc.
    • The internal coherence of the material is excellent: lessons and teaching materials build on each other, lessons plans are carefully designed to activate previously acquired knowledge, the teacher's handbook, the student textbook and the exercise book complement each other very well.
    • The material is cross-curricular: it uses a lot of references and develops important skills for other subjects like math, writing etc.
    • The storytelling aspect about the life at the Chess Palace and its inhabitants engages and motivates students with playfulness and develops imagination and creativity.