Alexey W. Root Alexey Root  Senior LecturerPhD, Education, University of California, Los Angeles
K-12 Education, Gifted and Talented Education, Social Studies Education, Public and School Libraries, ChessHH 2.110
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Alexey Root earned her bachelor’s degree in History at the University of Puget Sound and her doctoral degree in Education at The University of California, Los Angeles. She has been a Senior Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Studies at UT Dallas since 1999.

Research Interests

Dr. Alexey Root develops curricula. Her focus is on using the game of chess to meet educational goals. She also researches issues in gifted and talented education.

Offered Courses

ED 4358 Using Chess in Elementary Schools
ED 4359 Using Institutional & Cultural Contexts of Chess

Selected Publications

Root, A. W. (2006). Children and chess: A guide for educators. Westport, CT: Teacher Ideas Press.

Root, A. W. (2008). Science, math, checkmate: 32 chess activities for inquiry and problem solving. Westport, CT: Teacher Ideas Press.

Root, A. W. (2009). Read, write, checkmate: Enrich literacy with chess activities. Westport, CT: Teacher Ideas Press.

Root, A. W. (2010). People, places, checkmates: Teaching social studies with chess. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.

Root, A. W. (2011). The living chess game: Fine arts activities for kids 9-14. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.

Root, A. W. (2012). Thinking with chess: Teaching children ages 5-14. Newton Highlands, MA: Mongoose Press.

Root, A. W. (2016). Prepare with chess strategy. Newton Highlands, MA: Mongoose Press.