BrainWise Blog

Teen Mentors Reinforce Wise Way Number 1

A newly created BrainWise lesson uses the human hand to represent the physical parts of the brain we teach in Wise Way #1.  The hand brain parallels the brain drawing in the curriculum and depicts the relay center/thalamus (blue), the...

Read More »

Denver Kids Staff Teaches BrainWise

Denver Kids, Inc. is a premier prevention program with a 73-year history of success helping high-risk children in grades 3-12 in Denver Public Schools (DPS) graduate from high school. Today, Denver Kids serves more than 900 students in 160 schools....

Read More »

BrainWise for Parents

April 20, 2019 is the anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. Twenty years ago, the reaction was a firm "Never again!" Today, the response is an anguished "Another shooting?" The consequences of these increased acts of violence have led...

Read More »

BrainWise and Homeless Veterans

In 2018, Sage Open published research on BrainWise which had been taught to homeless men living in a transitional housing facility provided by an urban nonprofit organization.  Marilyn Welsh, Ph.D. and her research team found that men who received BrainWise...

Read More »

BrainWise FAQs and BrainWise Practice Activities

BrainWise FAQs What is required to achieve successful outcomes? Individuals who have a desire to teach BrainWise. Instructors who recognize the value of teaching the 10 Wise Ways and understand how learning the skills will benefit not only their students,...

Read More »