Bright Minds Mathematics and Renert-Alterman Chess Systems

, Bright Minds Mathematics and Renert-Alterman Chess Systems

Brought to you by Aaron Renert, M.Sc., LL.B.

Aaron Renert is a Co-Founder and Principal of the Renert School, Calgary’s top ranked academic school based on 2016 Diploma Examination marks. One of Western Canada’s leading and most respected mathematics educators, Aaron is the developer of Bright Minds (BM) Mathematics, a training system for children 5-15 years of age that fosters deep mathematical understanding, creativity and appreciation of the beauty of mathematics. BM students regularly shine in math contests, placing at the very top. Renert School students are trained in BM mathematics daily, and most advance to complete their high school mathematics years ahead of grade level. Aaron has experience working with thousands of children and adults, ages 3 to 73 over the past 30 years.

This program aims at realizing the importance of early introduction to introduction to Mathematics and cultivating the greatness in your child.

, Bright Minds Mathematics and Renert-Alterman Chess Systems

Bright Minds mathematics training methods

, Bright Minds Mathematics and Renert-Alterman Chess Systems

Alterman Chess system

, Bright Minds Mathematics and Renert-Alterman Chess Systems

Preparation for Renert School and Math in a Box

Alterman Chess

SunValley Kids Montessori is very excited to launch math and chess classes taught by the certified University Professor Shahin Jabbari!


  • Cultivating interest in chess among students.
  • Teaching all children to play chess.

Emotional Goals

  • Increasing self-image and confidence of the child
  • Allowing for self-expression and creativity
  • Fostering the ability for delayed gratification
  • Developing the ability to control emotions in victory and in loss (a loss is not a failure)
  • Improving personal responsibility
  • Preparation for Grade 1: memory and concentration
  • Helps to understand that success is the result of hard work and concentration

Social Goals

  • Developing an awareness of others’ intentions and ability to respond appropriately
  • Assisting in creating new connections and friendships
  • Fostering the ability to accept and respect others
  • Developing leadership qualities
  • Children who have difficulty expressing themselves socially do it through chess

Intellectual Goals

  • Developing the ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Developing problem-solving skills
  • Development of concentration
  • Development of analytical abilities
  • Research shows that studying chess increases students’ academic achievement in other subjects