North Korea focuses to educate Go for children
Lee, Semi / 2022-07-22
Nowadays, North Korea has used Baduk (Go) to develop children's brains and intelligence.
According to 'Pyongyang Times', North Korean English daily newspaper, North Korea has educated children in kindergartens about Go for their intellectual development.
The Pyongyang Times said, 'Children who have learned Go can noticeably improve their intelligence and develop competitive spirit as Go requires constant use of the brain.'
Parents also responded positively to their children's Go learning and said, 'By learning it, their observation ability and personality have considerably improved.
Go education is highly appreciated as children can learn a lot of beneficial abilities such as logical thinking, concentration, empathy, patience, and etc.
Recently, specialized applications are also used in Go classes with the scientific method in educational projects such as using e-books.
Go apps are divided into basic, practice, and test stages. In the basic stage, elementary rules are explained through a video, and in the second, children learn how to play Go.
In the last stage, they solve and score problems about what they have learned.