Brain Awareness Week

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New Vistas Center for Education

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New Vistas Center for Education

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

4

Year:

2020

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students (1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

400

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Our activities were spread throughout the school year, beginning in August 2019. Our theme, Your Brain: The Owner's Manual covered Train your Brain to Learn and Remember, Master your Emotions, Understand your Nervous System, and Cultivate Kind and Happy.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Parent/Family emails

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:

  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Brain Awareness Week Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

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

  • Certificate of Participation

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?

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Our school is comprised of international families, highly educated, and interested in science. Several of our parents are neurologists.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

We appreciate being able to concentrate our neurological learning throughout the year, and then having a celebration during Brain Awareness Week.

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Linda McFadyen

Contact Phone:

4809632313

Contact Email:

nvmcfadyen@gmail.com

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