National program uses famed sports video game to ignite students' interest in math and science


math-and-scienceEA SPORTS, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), and Discovery Education have teamed up for a national educational program that taps into children’s excitement about football and video games to ignite a passion for math and science.

EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers, a comprehensive educational initiative, is an initiative designed to engage students in grades 5-9 with science and math content through an interactive digital learning game.

The program also includes a virtual field trip to EA’s...

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