Federal Fluminense University

Organized by:
Federal Fluminense University

Participating Organizations:

Prof. Daniel Costa de Paiva (organizer) Marcio Lopes Gevegy Francisco de Assis Silva Oliveira TECGrupo.Com (UFF-Padua)

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum

Target Audiences:

  • Other
  • University students
  • Other: Masters Students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Semana Mundial do Cérebro – Prof. Henrique Schützer Del Nero Date of event March 15, 2018 Local of event Universidade Federal Fluminense Instituto do Noroeste Fluminense de Educação Superior E-mail: profdanielpaiva@gmail.com Organized by: TECGroup.com (Technology, Education and Cognition) and PELC (Programa Esporte e Lazer da Cidade – City Sport and Recreation Program), with the macro organization of SBNeC (Sociedade Brasileira de Neurociências e Comportamento – Brazilian Society of Neurosciences and Behavior), an integral part of Brain Awareness Week (BAW 2017) released by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives around the world. The event name is in memory of Professor Henrique Schützer Del Nero. The first activity was a presentation made by professor Daniel Costa de Paiva about the local event history and the production and researches done by professor Del Nero. The other issues addressed included: (i) mental challenges with games and activities that exercise logical reasoning; (ii) didactic resources developed; (iii) ongoing teacher training activities for the use of technology in classroom; (iv) video production for teacher training. The discussions held in this event were mostly about the teaching process, the development and use of diversified and differentiated tools to facilitate the process of knowledge construction by the students, as well as the education and training of teachers able to incorporate, consciously, didactic resources. Of the needs for the implementation of the teaching process and teaching positions is necessary so that the proposal of tools and procedures can take place more efficiently and effectively.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Website
  • Social Media
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

Talk to the students directely.

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social Networks and talk to the students.


What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5
  • Puzzles: Grades 6-8
  • Puzzles: Grades 9-12
  • Puzzles: Mindboggling Series
  • Puzzles: BAW Favorites
  • The Five Senses Coloring Sheets

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

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

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Web site banner
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Students relight the importance of a relevant subject discussed by TECGrupo.com at Pádua, RJ, Brazil. The outcomes are the consolidation of TECgrupo and the increasiling interest of students to make researchs in cognitive fields.

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