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.

Team Spotlight: Kognito’s Lead Virtual Human Designer

Lead character designer Holly Mongi uses her creative and technical skills to make 3D animation and virtual humans come to life at Kognito.

Six Districts and Seven Universities Recognized by Kognito for Outstanding Leadership in Promoting Mental Health Literacy

Kognito Honors Education Clients For Best Practices In Building A Safe And Supportive Culture

Suicide Prevention Training for All

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, bringing the issue of suicide and mental health to the forefront and highlighting the need for suicide prevention training.

Kognito in EdSurge

A new article asks: Can Virtual Simulations Teach a Human Skill Like Empathy?

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.

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