Breaking a large task into smaller tasks is a tried and tested method for making something seem more manageable. However, you still have to actually complete the smaller tasks as some point. Recently I found two online services that try to help you pace yourself through these smaller blocks of activity – while being at opposite ends of the literary spectrum.
The title comes from a throw-away comment I made to the previous post. For education to fall under the umbrella of games, it needs the definition of games to be generalised as “solving statistically varied challenge situations”, to the point where nearly everything is a game; which would be nice.