No, learning mathematics is not the same as playing FIFA

What an EdTech CEO ignores about learning and teaching

Football simulation, yes. But learning? (source)

Did you hear the one about the EdTech CEO who thinks all learning activities should cater to low attention spans?

It would read as satire, except that Mohit Midha appears deadly serious. The boss of Mangahigh, an online maths platform, claims that video games offer a blueprint for the future of education, citing football simulator FIFA as an example for educators to follow.

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