BAW Report 2018

GENERAL INFORMATION

Organizing institution:

Astoria Middle School

Other participating organizations:

Astoria Middle School Parents Club NorthWest Regional Education Service District

Phone:

503 325-4331

Email:

sklatt@astoria.k12.or.us

BAW EVENT(S) SUMMARY

Number of events organized during BAW:

one

Type of BAW events held:

  • School Program

Target audience(s):

  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Other

Other Audience:

Parents and Families

Approximate number of people reached:

70

Details of major BAW 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)
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Other

Other publicity methods:

District wide Telephone Message Reminding Families of the Event date and time

Which of these publicity methods was most successful?

Word of mouth through students, which was not listed above. This was most successful because it involved our students and student buy-in was key to success.

BAW 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 that may help others plan their BAW events:

Next year, I am going to give students more control.

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