Project Based Learning Electives provided by the Berrien Springs Virtual Academy​​​​

Game Strategy and Analysis            Spring 2024

Find this class under the Critical Thinking category during registration

  • Location: Homeschool Nexus - 1870 Union Ave, Benton Harbor 
  • Instructor: Jon Bunnell 
  • Contact Information: phone: 269-308-2518 email:  
  • Format: In-person 
  • Start date: week of Jan. 8.
  • Ages 9+
  • Mondays 3-5:00
  • Registration Information: Waiver must be filled out prior to first class.

The intention of this course is to give students an opportunity to meet new friends through board game play and analyze the strategies of each game. Each class will include a short discussion of strategy and rules for a new game, with most of the class dedicated to interpersonal relations and gaming.  Our goal is to encourage students to spend less time playing video games and more time using real life critical thinking skills with real human interaction.

Game Strategy Syllabus

*Please note: it is important to make as informed a decision as possible when choosing your student's Community Resource classes. Most locations will allow a student to drop a class after one meeting, at no charge if it wasn't a good fit for the student, but not all. Some classes plan ahead based on the number that have signed up and have purchased materials, hired teachers, etc. and there might be a fee for class time or materials given to the student if the student drops after one or two meetings. The school cannot pay for classes that students do not complete, so choose wisely; if you do not take the class off of your student's schedule by the deadline, you may be asked to pay for the class time incurred prior to dropping the class.

Teacher of Record: Tom Hurst