How can teachers reduce cognitive load in the classroom?

The best way to improve teaching (instruction) is to begin with a research-based understanding of how people learn (Mayer + Moreno, 2010)

In an 11-page paper, 9 Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load in Multimedia Learning (Mayer + Moreno, 2010) proposes a theory of learning on the assumption that humans possess separate systems for processing pictorial and verbal material.

Research aims

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