Brain Awareness Week

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Linn Benton Lincoln Educational Service District

Organized by:
Linn Benton Lincoln Educational Service District

Participating Organizations:

Maple Lawn Preschool Linn Benton Lincoln Educational Service District

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

Two

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Other
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:

200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Poster board display at the main office building -each day a new piece of information, activity or treat was added to the display -brain facts were posted throughout the building -activities were provided -educational handouts were provided Maple Lawn Preschool During brain awareness week: -activities related to the brain were completed each day -bike helmet and safety lessons were included -handouts with developmental information and brain facts were sent home to families -ideas for continued activities sent home to families

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers

Other Publicity Methods:

Classroom newsletter Posters in main building

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Classroom newsletter sent home to families

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:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • BAW Buttons
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

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

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

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Piqued the interest of professionals (educators) Preschool students educated about bike helmets and brain safety Great feedback about the information provided to educational staff The activities were enjoyed by all! The jello brain and small white chocolate brains were quite the hit!

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Vickie Jones

Contact Phone:

541-812-2647

Contact Email:

jonesjvjc@gmail.com

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