Applied Brainology is a blended learning curriculum that teaches students how to apply a growth mindset to their school work and daily lives. The program includes videos, discussion boards, and online activities accessed through Moodle, as well as offline classroom activities.

Online Program

Downloadable Classroom Curriculum

$50 per student license (1 - 4 licenses)

$20 per student license 5 or more

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Have more than 200 students? See Site Licenses below

Based on the ground-breaking research of Drs. Carol Dweck and Lisa Blackwell, Applied Brainology® is a blended learning program designed to teach 7th-12th grade students that their intelligence and abilities are not fixed and can be developed through their own actions.

When students develop a growth mindset, they gain confidence in their ability to learn. They learn to take on challenges and work hard to get smarter, becoming more resilient when they encounter difficulty, and leading to higher achievement in school.

Applied Brainology is a fun, engaging program that shows students how their brains – like their muscles – become stronger with effective effort and deliberate practice. The concepts from Brainology® are taught in a new and accelerated way, then the curriculum dives deeper into application of specific strategies.

Students are taught the neuroscience behind how the brain becomes smarter, as well as brain-healthy habits, self-regulation strategies, and other essential SEL/non-cognitive skills. The program includes planning and goal-setting activities, reflection, self-monitoring, and assessment tools. Students can become more effective learners, applying their growth mindset understanding and newly developed strategies to all areas of their lives.

  • 7th - 12th grade students
  • Students who are new to a growth mindset, or as a next-step after Brainology
  • Both high and low-performing students
  • Students in a full range of educational settings
  • Students receive:
    • Online lessons including videos and discussion boards accessed through Moodle
    • Downloadable student workbook containing activities for the offline lessons

  • Educators receive:
    • The Applied Brainology Curriculum Guide, which provides an overview of growth mindset, planning tools, assistance with program implementation, classroom lessons, and more
    • Downloadable Teacher’s Edition of Student Workbook
    • Access to student data, including pre- and post-surveys, through the Teacher Dashboard

    Download a Sample Curriculum Guide
  • Applied Brainology is a blended learning program containing both online and offline lessons designed to spiral content and reinforce learning.
  • The teacher will guide students through each of the twenty-two 30-45 minute lessons: 5 online lessons and 17 teacher-directed, in-class lessons.
  • Implementation is flexible, and teachers can break out activities into 15-20 minute segments.
  • Applied Brainology takes between 5-22 weeks to complete, depending on how many lessons per week.
  • There is one online lesson for every 4 classroom lessons.
  • Students complete online lessons independently. Teachers assist with navigation and other questions as-needed.
  • The curriculum guide prepares teachers to guide students through the classroom lessons.
  • Take a look at a this sample implementation plan.
  • Internet access is required and headphones/earbuds are recommended for the online lessons.
  • The curriculum guide is a downloadable PDF file that is accessed on our website.
  • Teachers will need the ability to print handouts from the curriculum guide.
  • For more on tech requirements of our programs, please visit our Tech Requirements Page.

Interested in site-wide student work or whole-school culture building?

  • Applied Brainology Site License: $4,499 (per academic year, for one school site)
  • Multi-grade or multi-year school wide culture change: see our SchoolKit
  • Contact Us for more info on a Site License


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