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Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase is an online resource aiding education professionals in their pursuit of public and private grants to support local programs. Its five elements contain information and resources that assist the grant seeker with developing their project, writing the grant proposal and managing the grant upon its award.

Task 1: Understand How the Teenage Brain Functions

Guideline: Research about how the brain functions is ever-changing. Being aware of the current state of such research helps teachers better understand adolescent and teenage behavior.




Development of the Young Brain

This link to provides a brief video on the development of the young brain.


Inside the Teenage Brain

This link is to the website for PBS' Frontline program episode on "Inside the Teenage Brain." The site summarizes the research on how the adoelscent brain develops and has a link to six video segments from the television show. The six segments together run 60 minutes and can be viewed separately.


The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction

This National Institute of Mental Health fact sheet provides an overview of the current research on brain development during adolescence.