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Boom Day 1


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Boom Day 1

  1. 1. BOOM Brain Owners Operating Manual
  2. 2. BOOM Logistics BOOM is a required class Meet once per cycle, 8 cycles Pass/No-Pass 45 minutes Canvas Manageable Meaningful A class on YOU
  3. 3. How do your attitudes and habits affect you as a learner? How do the choices you make affect you as a learner?
  4. 4. Profile of an Upper Schooler: What do YOU think? Attitudes Habits
  5. 5. Profile of an Upper Schooler: G9 Skills Guide Attitudes Habits Anticipate Reflect Engage Manage stress Persevere Manage sleep Be aware Manage nutrition Be open Manage time
  6. 6. BOOM Overview Day 1: Introduction Day 2: Stress and the Brain Day 3: Taking Control of Your Learning Day 4: Brain Rules Day 5: Researching your Brain Rules Day 6: Presenting Your Brain Rules Day 7: Creating your Brain Rules Day 8: Presentations
  7. 7. What do you know about the brain?
  8. 8. PLASTICITY The capacity for continuous alteration of the neural pathways and synapses of the living brain and nervous system in response to experience or injury What does this mean?
  9. 9. Neuroplasticity in 60 seconds How We Learn: Synapses and Neural Pathways
  10. 10. BRAIN CHECK
  11. 11. Breathing Exercise The Relaxing Breath  Place the tip of your tongue against the ridge of tissue just behind your upper front teeth, and keep it there through the entire exercise. You will be exhaling through your mouth around your tongue; try pursing your lips slightly if this seems awkward.  Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound.  Close your mouth and inhale quietly through your nose to a mental count of four.  Hold your breath for a count of seven.  Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound to a count of eight.  This is one breath. Now inhale again and repeat the cycle three more times for a total of four breaths.
  12. 12. Executive Function Surveys
  13. 13. What did you learn? Check canvas for Homework!