Chess as a Third Lesson of Physical Education at Comprehensive School

Chess as a Third Lesson of Physical Education at Comprehensive School


E.A. Nikanova, postgraduate
Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sport, Youth and Tourism (SCOLIPC), Moscow

Key words: creative thinking, chess, teens, education, problem situation, imagination
Modern school gives students a large amount of information to be learned, learning occurs based on the empirical type, using a large number of repetitions and the so-called "coaching" of students, all this contributes to the development of creative thinking and the ability to think independently. Hence, psychological and pedagogical conditions should be created that would facilitate the transition to the new levels of students' thinking.
The lack of development of creative thinking among secondary schoolchildren is noted.
In case of available efficient means of development of this type of thinking, which is the game of chess, the lack of an effective program, proved by psychological and pedagogical conditions, is stated.
The purpose of the present study was to develop the author's program of development of creative thinking using the chess game.
Modern school places great demands on pupils, constantly increasing the volume of information and the level of knowledge that he needs to learn. One needs to have a high level of both intellectual and physical fitness to easily adapt to changing conditions and make effective decisions of arising problems. The introduction of the third lesson of physical education can ensure harmonious development of a child in a school. And the use of chess classes to form the logical structure of creative thinking will ensure its targeted development. In addition, classes conducted in a playful way will satisfy the needs of a child in both creative and physical activities. The moment of group creativity promotes development of child's sociability and increase of his self-esteem.


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