Thank you for your interest in extended day at GDS. We are currently assessing what our programs will look like for the 2020–21 school year in order to keep students engaged and safe. The GDS 360 classes currently posted are a sample of what was offered last year. Stay tuned for updates.

GDS 360

Chess, Jr

Beginning players will learn the basics of different moves, while more advanced players will hone their strategy and critical thinking skills. Chess has been proven to improve concentration, patience, cognitive development, critical thinking, and the ability to make strategic decisions when under pressure. 

Learning Goals:

1) Beginners will be able to identify each chess piece and the way it can move. They will be able to articulate why they are using each piece throughout a game. 

2) Advanced players will be able to identify the strategic moves they are making and articulate the reasons for those moves.

Instructor: Griot Academy Staff
Minimum Fee: $52
Cost: $477
Sessions: 17

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"Jessica" Hortman

"Jessica" Hortman

Director of GDS 360
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