Brain Awareness Week

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Fraser Public Schools

Organized by:
Fraser Public Schools

Participating Organizations:

Brainology Program – Mindset Works

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

250

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

I had about 150 students who completed the Brainology program created by Mindset Works. We used Brain Awareness week to review the things we learned in the program. I also worked with some other students in the district to talk to them more about how they learn new things, how they make connections in their brain stronger, and how to have a growth mindset.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

Face to face meeting with students and teachers in the district.

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Meeting with students and teachers because they are easily reached during the school day.

Resources

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!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

I think that BAW helped teachers and students realize how they could easily incorporate teaching/learning about the brain in the classroom.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Stephanie Collins

Contact Phone:

586-439-7016

Contact Email:

stephanie.collins@fraserk12.org

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