Brain Awareness Week

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Truman Elementary

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Truman Elementary

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

3

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

420

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

During March March 12-16, I went into classrooms throughout the school and did a Brain Presentation. These varied by grade level, 3rd-5th. Some of the activities included: a) . Naming the parts of the brain and coloring them in as we learned each part b) . Putting a brain part puzzle together and recapping each part c) . Watching a video and discussion afterwards d) Singing brain songs

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

My Newsletter to parents is more personal and I got several positive feedback comments.

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:

  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook

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

  • BAW Bookmark
  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5
  • Kids Fact Sheets Grades 3-5

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

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

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

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Students are more aware of the importance of protecting their brains and the consequences of not. There have been more "brain" comments made throughout the building.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Johnnie Keel

Contact Phone:

4053665980

Contact Email:

jkeel@norman.k12.ok.us

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