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.

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What College Presidents & Students Agree On: Mental Health Training on Campus

Two major research reports focused on the need for mental health training on campus. One surveys college presidents, and the other surveys college students. What these reports have in common may surprise you.

Kognito at Houston Public Schools in Education Week

EdWeek explores how districts in Houston are utilizing Kognito simulations to better support students whose behavior might be related to sources of trauma or distress.

Preschool Professional Development with At-Risk for Early Childhood Educators

This professional development tool for preschool teachers plays a role in building community for at-risk preschoolers who need more support.

New Early Childhood Mental Health Learning Simulation from Kognito Gives Preschool Teachers Skills to Support Children in Distress

Simulations Engage Learners in Practicing Conversations with Virtual, Fully Animated Students and Caregivers

Mental Health & Suicide Prevention K-12 Professional Development Program Chart

Based on increasing demand from schools for a tool to assess the myriad training program options, this chart was created to be an easy-to-read overview and comparison of in-person and online professional development training programs for educators.

Kognito Insights Report: Overview

Kognito’s Insights Reports are an important part of client success. Insights reports highlight our clients’ key data points, utilization of Kognito simulations, and the change and impact those simulations are having in their institution.

PK-12 Conversation Simulations: Evidence-Based Conversation Training for Schools and Districts

Over the past year, a number of peer-reviewed journals have reviewed Kognito simulations to determine their effectiveness – here’s what they’ve found.

Motivational Interviewing: Approaches You Can Use Today

Motivational interviewing is a counseling method proven effective to drive patients towards behavior change; but in reality, motivational interviewing takes practice to master. Kognito’s instructional designer Seth Bleecker shows healthcare professionals three ways to have better conversations about behavior change, right now.

Kognito Wins Healthcare Bronze Medal in International Serious Play Awards Competition

LOS ANGELES – June 20, 2019 – Kognito’s Talk To Someone: Triple Negative Breast Cancer simulation has received a Bronze Medal citation for excellence in the Healthcare category in the 2019 International Serious Play Awards program.

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