Demystifying Chess Workshop #1A: Teaching the Basics (FL)

OUR LEVEL 1 WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS, PARENT VOLUNTEERS AND YOUTH MENTORS – Now offered over 2 evenings!

Instructor: NM Bill Cornwall

Even if you’ve never played chess, this one-day workshop (now offered over 2 evenings) will prepare you to teach a chess program at your school or community program. The workshop covers key topics for a 12+week program of chess instruction, across all grade levels.

The workshop includes NSCF’s curriculum outline, referral to grade appropriate curriculum resources, and on-going training online (individual accounts set-up instructions are supplied with your workshop materials).

By registering for February 21, you are automatically registered for Part B of this class on Thursday, February 23; same time and location details.

Normally $250, this class is generously sponsored by the City of Sunrise and the Broward Education Foundation.

Register on our sister site: www.sunrisechesscenter.org.

Instructors: FIDE Master Sunil Weeramantry, a nationally acclaimed instructor who has over 40 years’ experience teaching and developing award-winning chess programs. Since 1979 Sunil has directed a curricular chess program at Manhattan’s Hunter College Campus Schools, a leading laboratory school for talented and gifted students, where chess is a required subject for all students in kindergarten through fifth grade. A former New York State Chess Champion, Sunil served as the first Chairman of the US Chess Federation’s Committee on Chess in Education and produced Chess in Education workshops across the country, including on Capitol Hill.

and National Master Bill Cornwall, a teacher with over 35 years’ experience building award-winning chess programs in Florida. A former Florida Chess Champion, Bill is also a chess columnist whose articles appear weekly in the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel and the Los Angeles Times.

Event Details

Event Date 02/21/2017 5:30 pm
Event End Date 02/21/2017 8:30 pm
Capacity 32
Available Places 30
Cut off date 02/20/2017 4:00 pm
Location
Rick Case Kia Community Room
14500 W Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323, USA
Rick Case Kia Community Room
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