Ivy Prep was founded by Dr. Rebecca Mannis, a learning specialist in private practice with 35 years of experience teaching children and adults in New York City and worldwide. Dr. Mannis holds a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology with a specialization in Neuroscience and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Masters degree in Reading, Language and Learning Disabilities from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dr. Mannis consults to schools and corporations about the neuroscience of learning, remediation, learning disabilities, individualized instruction and adaptive technology. She coordinated educational services for cancer survivors and children with traumatic brain injury for The Making Headway Foundation for 14 years. Dr. Mannis has been in practice for over 30 years and was a 2009-2014 appointee of Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Alumni Council.
There are ways that we can create pods for children … where there’s wonderful interaction and perhaps where pods are collaborating, whether it’s across one zip code or across one globe.25 July 2020