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 and space within schools, creating a classroom environment that is conducive to learning can be a challenge for any teacher.  

Teachers need to create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.     

During 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.

Educators will learn:

  1.  How the physical environment affects learning

  2.  Strategies for the meaningful arrangement of space, furniture, and            materials in the classroom to support behavior and learning objectives

  3.  New ideas for visual supports that can help set expectations and                provide a sense of vibrancy and structure to your classroom
Rethink Expert Access Series

Jennifer Wilkens, MA, BCBA

Jennifer 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.

Setting Up for Success
Best Practices for the Instructional Environment

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