Registration for the
2019 BRAIN AWARENESS TEACHER'S WORKSHOP
is now full. However, you can still be put on the wait list (see below).
Held in partnership with the Chicago Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, the 7th Annual Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop is a unique professional development opportunity for middle school and high school science educators interested in the exciting field of neuroscience. The goal of the Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop is to expose science educators to neuroscience research, and to demonstrate through active participation in several engaging, hands-on activities, how these topics can be introduced into the classroom. Certified teachers will receive up to seven continuing professional development units for participating.
1) Keynote lecture by Prof. Nina Kraus, Ph.D., Professor of Neurobiology, Otolaryngology at Northwestern University.
Title: Sound Processing in the Brain: What have we learned from music and concussion?
2) Lunch-and-Learn seminar with Dr. Shruti Dave, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University
Topic: memory and language
3) Pedagogical workshops led by NUBAO volunteers featuring hands-on neuroscience activities
Topics: neuroanatomy, the sensorimotor nervous system, the chemical senses, motor learning
Participants: Middle school and high school science educators
Date & Time: Friday, February 22rd, 2019, 8:30am - 4:00pm *Lunch will be provided for all workshop participants*
Location: Wieboldt Hall, 339 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Educators interested in participating in the Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop must complete the short application form linked below. Successful applicants will be notified promptly.
Click below to be placed on the wait list for the event!