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Written by Alexey W. Root on Tue, Nov 15 2011 (04:38)
Information for the Second Koltanowski International Conference on Chess and Education (November 18-19 at the Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX) is available at www.utdallas.edu/chess/kolty2Click on "Download the Official Brochure PDF" to download the program book. Within the program book are biographical statements and presentation abstracts, the form for Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented clock hours (Friday, November 18), and a Welcome message from Conference Chair Dr. Tim Redman. Share the conference link www.utdallas.edu/chess/kolty2 with your friends, students, chess coaches, and colleagues and with adults who will be at the concurrent National K-12. And be sure to register yourself, too! Here is some information that shows what an amazing deal this conference is. There are 32 presenters, including many famous names in chess and education. All participants and presenters receive a tote bag, complimentary refreshments, and one copy of Chess and Education: Selected Essays from the Koltanowski Conference (2006), edited by Tim Redman; and one of Alexey Root's books. Alexey Root's books are:The Living Chess Game: Fine Arts Activities for Kids 9-14 (2011), People, Places, Checkmates: Teaching Social Studies with Chess (2010), Read, Write, Checkmate: Enrich Literacy with Chess Activities (2009), Science, Math, Checkmate: 32 Chess Activities for Inquiry and Problem Solving (2008), and Children and Chess: A Guide for Educators (2006). Participants who attend Leah Martin Dagher's presentation on Friday, November 18, also receive one copy of her book Classroom Chess: A Primary Teacher's Handbook (2010). Participants pay $50 per day, and can register at the De La Salle room within the Hilton Anatole or in advance at www.utdallas.edu/chess/kolty2
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