Dr. Rachel Schechter explains complex learning sciences topics through compelling and relatable storytelling for educators and instructional designers.
RAMPing Up Learning by Busting Myths
At HMH, Rachel and her team designed Learning Sciences Pillars called RAMP (Rigorous, Aligned, Motivating, Personal) with 16 principles to design engaging and effective teaching and learning experiences. Through five common neuroscience myths, Rachel described the RAMP elements and provided recommendations to educators (Shaped on HMHCO.com) and instructional designers (HMH Engineering on Medium).
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