Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- School Program
- Middle school students(6-8)
- Other: Parents and Families
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Phineas Gage - the first neuroscience patient Growth Mindset: Tips to improve your confidence in achieving your goals Sleep to Remember: learning consolidation Negativity Bias: Velcro the Positive Ball Toss Screenagers: Smart Use of Smartphones Zombie Brains: Practice & Repition are Key to Success (Barbara Oakley) Mindfulness in the Classroom Symptoms and signs of a concussion and post concussion syndrome Max’s Law Rehabilitation and returning to school/play for students Build a Neuron Hello Red Fox! Stroop Effect and Perception How Does Exercise Affect the Brain? Protect Your Brain: Egg Drop Helmets The Benefits of Good Posture How Do the Senses Work? Sense Lab Become a Slow Thinker Conquer Procrastination Interleaving and Other Brain Based Study Habits Socratic Soccer Ball Toss The Art of Saying No Amygdala Hijack: Cognitive Control
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
Other Publicity Methods:
District wide Telephone Message Reminding Families of the Event date and time
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
- It’s Mindboggling!
- BAW Stickers
- Brain-shaped Erasers
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Puzzles: Grades 6-8
- Puzzles: Grades 9-12
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Lesson Plans
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
BAW participation benefited our school because community members became aware of our school's commitment to brain health.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Next year, I am going to give students more control.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
I don't use Facebook, nor will I ever use Facebook.