Catan® in the ClassroomMar 15, 2013
“We can’t bring them back to Mesopotamia, Egypt or Greece, but this (Catan) brings it alive,” Brady said. “One student was so frustrated because he was winning at one point, and the other kids froze him out and wouldn’t trade with him. He said flat out, ‘I now understand why people go to war.’”
Catan is of course a fun, enjoyable experience, but it also gives students new insights into carving a settlement from an untamed land. Read the full article for lots of great quotes from the kids.