Top 20 Board Games to be played in a classroom setting
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This is my recommended board games to be used in a classroom setting. I have used these games in my own classrooms with positive results.
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1. Board Game: Pingo Pingo [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:4357]
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My top game to be played in the classroom.
Grade K-12.
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2. Board Game: Kittens in a Blender [Average Rating:5.80 Overall Rank:4893]
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My students top game for 2015 & 2015
Grade 5+.
 
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3. Board Game: Rhino Hero [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:578]
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A great dexterity game.
Grade k-12.
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4. Board Game: Pandemic [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:63]
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Pandemic is a great introduction to cooperative games. When teaching the game to your students emphasize the role they play in saving or condemning the world.
Grade 9+
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5. Board Game: Master Fox [Average Rating:6.31 Overall Rank:5300]
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When playing this game, have a student moderate the rounds.
Grade k-12.
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6. Board Game: Paperback [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:272]
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This game should be used in every english class.

K-12 (k-6 change the subject or theme).
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7. Board Game: Ugg-Tect [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:2000]
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Another great dexterity game.
Grade 6+.
 
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8. Board Game: Castle Knights [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:3864]
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Another fantastic Haba co-op.
Grade K-12.
 
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9. Board Game: Terror in Meeple City [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:579]
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When playing this game in the classroom, include the game setup as part of the experience.
Grade k-12.
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10. Board Game: Mysterium [Average Rating:7.50 Overall Rank:131]
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Clue meets Dixit. Split the class into two teams (investigators & ghosts).
Grade 6+.
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11. Board Game: Fun Farm [Average Rating:6.22 Overall Rank:4141]
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This game really resonates with k-6 kids.
Grade k-12.
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12. Board Game: Room 25 [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:808]
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My recommendation is to play co-op only. This game can get out of hand otherwise.
Grade 7+.
 
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13. Board Game: A Fake Artist Goes to New York [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:943]
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14. Board Game: Tales & Games: The Hare & the Tortoise [Average Rating:7.19 Overall Rank:636]
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15. Board Game: Dragon's Gold [Average Rating:6.49 Overall Rank:1410]
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Pair up students to form individual teams.
Grade 3+.
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16. Board Game: NOIR: Deductive Mystery Game [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:1880]
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A great deduction game. Use the assassin game variant.
K 3+.
 
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17. Board Game: Sushi Go! [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:314]
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A great introduction into card drafting.
Grade 7+.
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18. Board Game: Panic on Wall Street! [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:1196]
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A great economic intro.
Grade 6+.
 
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19. Board Game: Freedom: The Underground Railroad [Average Rating:7.63 Overall Rank:293]
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A very serious study. Preface the game and its implications before playing.
Grade 8+.
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20. Board Game: Blueprints [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:696]
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A great abstract spatial game.

Grade 8+.
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