Educator Blog

Information and inspiration for thought-leaders in mental wellness and education

Our blog features a variety of content from the latest trends and social issues impacting education, to interviews with subject matter experts and clients who are successfully using Kognito products. Additionally, we also feature cutting edge research from our in-house team related to student and athlete mental health, product efficacy and cultivating resiliency after trauma. Check in weekly for the latest blog updates.

Miami Schools Respond to Student COVID-19 Trauma with Remote Training for School Staff

Miami-Dade County Public Schools begins rollout of Kognito simulation to prepare educators to become trauma-informed

Compassion Over Compliance: Assistant Principal Shares His COVID-19 Advice

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this month we are showcasing the voices of educators who are leading the charge in addressing student mental health and providing much-needed support for their students. Below, Basil Marin, Assistant Principal at Chamblee Charter High School, shares how his school is adjusting to the new COVID-19 normal.

Finding Professional Development on a Shoestring Budget

Are you calculating how to squeeze PD into a tight budget for the 2020-2021 school year? Discover two ways to maximize your PD efforts and ensure you’re making the most of your time and resources.

Adapting Your School Mental Health Services During COVID-19 Closures

Now that remote learning systems may be in place, it’s time to prepare to flatten the next curve: student mental health. Here’s a look at how the pandemic is affecting students, and the actions districts can take to help them cope.

Using Simulation-Based Education to Fulfill Clinical Hours

Are you in search of clinical training opportunities to supplement in-person training? Explore how simulation technology can fulfill clinical hours for students of health professions, and whether Kognito’s healthcare simulations can benefit your degree program during this time.

Kognito at Tufts University

In a new letter to students, Tufts President Anthony P. Monaco explains why the university has chosen to implement interactive training on campus for the first time.

How Campuses Can Plan for Online Orientation

At a time when college campuses are shifting to remote learning, how will they prepare incoming students for school? Explore topics to consider when transitioning your in-person orientation programming to a virtual format for first-year and transfer students.

Online Trauma-Informed Training for Educators

As educators support students during the COVID-19 pandemic, online trauma-informed training can equip them with knowledge and skills to recognize and respond to students having issues related to trauma or distress.

California AB-1767: What School Leaders Need to Know to Meet K-6 Suicide Prevention Requirements

California district leaders are encouraged to explore this free webinar presentation about Bill AB-1767, the new law mandating that districts adopt an age-appropriate suicide prevention policy for elementary grades K-6 before the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

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