Chess as a Social Value
Keywords:chess, primary school children, attitude, social value, Rokeach’s value survey
In this changing world, the process of preparing the child for life is getting more and more complicated. This article shows the importance of the ability to learn and the role of chess as a school subject. This article aims to study the benefits of chess in developing social values such as honesty, cooperation, discipline, foresight, and purposefulness. The research was carried out in 2 directions. The first phase of the study was to determine the attitude of stakeholders towards chess as a school subject. The second direction was to study the abilities, skills and values developed with the help of chess- the dates of made survey point the role of chess in developing schoolchildren’s thinking. After the analyses, it was apparent that chess promotes the creation and development of children’s linguistic-logical and algorithmic thinking, the ability to foresee, influencing the situation, assessing the importance of education by developed imagination and creativity. The involvement of chess in education was an essential step. It is of great importance in the development of our country.
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