Setting Up for Success: Best Practices for the Instructional Environment

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Free webinar offering strategies for creating a classroom environment that is condusive to learning

The places in which we live, eat, work, and especially in which we learn matter-they shape us, and we shape them.  With limited resources in schools and spaces we don’t always get to choose, creating a classroom environment that is conducive to learning can be a challenge for any teacher. In this FREE 60 minute webinar, Rethink’s Jennifer Wilkens, MA, BCBA, offers best practices for setting up an instructional environment that is safe, fun, and optimal for student success.

Attendees will:
  • Understand more about how the physical environment affects learning
  • Learn strategies for the meaningful arrangement of space, furniture and materials in the classroom to support behavior and learning objectives
  • Get ideas for visual supports that can help set expectations and provide vibrancy and structure to your classroom

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Discover The Best Practices for The Instructional Environment

Watch the webinar on demand to learn tips on creating an ideal instructional environment and why it’s important! Optimizing the classroom is key to minimizing interruptions, distractions, and promoting creativity.

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About Our Guest

IMG_0914Jennifer Wilkens, MA, BCBA, currently serves as a Director of Professional Services for Rethink.  She has worked in a variety of settings such as public schools and special day schools, as well as with healthcare service providers implementing home-based and community services. Her career began as a special educator where she worked as a resource room and inclusion teacher, as well as a classroom teacher for individuals on the autism spectrum. Jennifer has a passion for education and advocacy and has dedicated her career to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are fully-included in society and receiving comprehensive, effective, research-based services.

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