Brain Awareness Week

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R L Turner High School

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R L Turner High School

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Open House
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

250

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We gave out the literature and pencils/erasers at an open house for our schools programs to prospective students and their parents. We also gave out the materials to students in our AP Psychology program as we reviewed for the AP Psychology test in May. Students loved the materials. We also sent home some of the material for children with students who have younger siblings.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Website
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

word of mouth

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Our calendar listings and word of mouth were probably most successful because of the nature of school events.

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 9-12
  • Brain Briefs Fact Sheets

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

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

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Poster

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Our students and parents are excited about what goes on in the AP psychology classroom and in our programs. It has increased awareness of the brain and its capabilities.

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Heather Segars

Contact Phone:

214.724.2474

Contact Email:

Heathersegars@gmail.com

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