BrainWise Blog

Brain Zone in a Classroom for Exceptional Teenagers

School psychologist Karyn Singley Blair with some of her BrainWise tools The 2200 students who attend Colorado's Aurora Central High School come from over 40 countries and speak more than 50 languages. Many students are refugees and will be the...

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Girl Power and BrainWise

The YWCA of New Bedford, Massachusetts improves girls' and women's lives. In 2017, a YWCA administrator requested BrainWise materials for her afterschool Girls Exclusive STEM program. She said that the organization had "heard amazing things about BrainWise and we wanted to introduce the girls...

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BrainWise and Parents

When parents learn about BrainWise, they often say that they wish they had learned the 10 Wise Ways when they were tiny children. "My life would have been better if I had known these skills!" is a frequent comment. Their...

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More Kodiak Community Leaders Become BrainWise Instructors

The Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA) in Kodiak, Alaska, is a tribal organization that provides health and social services to the Koniak region, including the villages of Akhiok, Karluk, Old Harbor, Ouzinkei, Port Lions, and Larsen Bay. The youth and...

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Y.O.U. – Teaching BrainWise to Teens and Young Adults in Cleveland

Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.) provides school-based programs, community-based workforce programs, and entrepreneurship education that annually serves thousands of teens and young adults. Founded in 1982, Y.O.U. is recognized for long-term positive outcomes that include job placement and retention (>70%), high school...

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