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Chess for conviviality at María Espínola centers
Ministry of Education and Culture
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Incorporation of chess as a teaching strategy at the "María Espínola" Centers, experimental secondary education centers, established as a pilot experience of a new teaching model by the current education administration. These selected centers belong to the most vulnerable socio-economic quintiles. Chess is used to introduce innovative strategies aimed at strengthening learning based on concrete experiences, interdisciplinary work, and projects, and particularly, to contemplate the students’ intrinsic motivation in the task developed. In all these respects, playfulness is used as a form of connection with the elements of reality, and chess was chosen in particular chess for its links with the history of culture; those are powerful elements for the development of this approach.

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