So....How are you doing with your independent task bins?

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So....How are you doing with your independent task bins?

Facilitator(s): Heather Linski
Date:March 04, 2021
Time:4:00 pm to 6:00 pm MDT
$20.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Course code: 21-IE-115-CARC

Target Audience

Teachers, educational assistants, counsellors

About this learning opportunity

Are you using task bin systems to teach skills and independence with your students? You may have wondered how to differentiate outcomes for those tasks. Do you know the developmental sequence for the introduction of these tasks for your earliest learners up to your life skills learners? What makes a good task? There are 5 elements to consider when creating tasks to make them the most useful. Join me for information, examples and discussion around this topic and how to make your work “easier”!

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Heather Linski has been a K-12 educator for over 25 years;  the past 15 working with complex children and youth. She was the resource teacher for a District Behaviour program, and a District  Low Incidence program, as well as teaching in a program for Young Offenders.  Most recently she was the Principal of Horizon School, a District Office Coordinator for Autism/Low Incidence and a sessional EA instructor at Red Deer College.  Heather holds a B.A. (Psych), B. Ed, and M. Ed (Special Ed.) with a focus in Autism. She has had advanced training at University of North Carolina TEACCH centers, and has implemented school and home-based autism programs for pre-schoolers to adults on the spectrum.  In addition, Heather is a certified Trainer for  the internationally acclaimed;  Studio III-Low Arousal Autism/Behaviour Management  program and a certified Neufeld Institute Instructor. Heather currently lives in Red Deer with her husband, and 2 daughters.