Brain Awareness Week

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Indian Creek School(1)

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Indian Creek School(1)

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

12

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Other
  • Symposium
  • Workshop
  • Other: Media Campaign

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Other
  • Professionals
  • Other: Parents

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1000

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

As an official partner of The Dana Foundation’s Brain Awareness initiative, Indian Creek School launched “Smarter Teaching, Better Learning: Neuroscience Research in Action at Indian Creek School” in January 2015. This year, ICS is excited to continue the momentum as we celebrate Brain Awareness Week 2016! We all know that Indian Creek is a “brain school.” Brain Awareness Week gives us the opportunity to highlight the neuroscience research that goes into the incredible teaching and learning that happens at ICS every day! This week, we will share a collection of brain facts, neuroscience articles written by ICS faculty, informative videos created by students and teachers, and a gallery of brain-related student art work by email to faculty, through social media, in a “Brain Awareness Edition” newsletter, and through a Virtual Brain Awareness Expo, on the school website. A highlight of this week’s celebration will be a residency with Integrative and Holistic Life Coach Erin Bishop, who will be on campus Tuesday through Thursday. Ms. Bishop will run Mindfulness/Meditation sessions for Pre-K4, fourth grade, fifth grade, eighth grade, and a selection of Upper School classes. She will also hold drop-in sessions for faculty and staff. Visit our 2016 Virtual Brain Awareness Expo for more details: http://www.indiancreekschool.org/node/11836

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social Media

Resources

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?

Hopefully, Brain Awareness Week gave our school a platform to showcase many of the ways in which our teaching is unique and effective, and ultimately benefits students.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://www.indiancreekschool.org/node/11836

Contact Name:

Tiffany McCormick

Contact Phone:

443-343-1103

Contact Email:

tmccormick@indiancreekscshool.org

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