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.

Resiliency, Growth Perspective, and Failing Forward: A Q&A with Associate Superintendent Jeff McCoy

Jeff McCoy, Associate Superintendent for Academics at Greenville County Schools and subject matter expert in the development of our product “Teaching Resiliency & Growth for Educators” shares his expertise about the importance of providing educators with the tools and knowledge to help students navigate stress, uncertainty, adversity, and trauma.

Building Skills to Reduce Alcohol Misuse Among Students on College Campuses: Webinar Recap

In our most recent webinar, we reviewed recent efficacy data, discussed strategies for reducing alcohol misuse on campus, and presented a brief demo of our training for students entitled “Alcohol & Other Drugs.” Read for highlights of the webinar and where to find the full recording.

Practice-based Training Builds Awareness and Skills Relating to Teen Dating Violence

Teen dating violence has become a growing epidemic that affects millions of youths in the United States. Learn more about our new training that gives educators the knowledge and skills to identify the different forms of dating violence and gain the confidence to have a trauma-informed disclosure conversation with a student.

Kognito Embraces Equity This International Women’s Day

This year’s campaign theme for International Women’s Day is #EmbraceEquity. The Kognito team is passionate about this theme and started a conversation around embracing equity and why gender equity creates a gender equal world. Read to see what we had to say.

Bullying in Today’s Academic and Social Environment: A Q&A With Educator Kerri Geesey

We recently spoke with Kerri Geesey, third-grade teacher at Wallenpaupack Area School District and subject matter expert in the development of Friend2Friend: Bullying Prevention. Read for insights on bullying prevention in today’s academic and social environment.

What Educators Need to Know About Dating Violence: Webinar Recap

We recently held a webinar exploring the topic of teen dating violence and the role educators play in understanding and identifying relationship abuse. Read for highlights and where to find the full webinar recording.

New Friend2Friend Simulation Develops Key Skills in Identifying and Preventing Bullying

According to the CDC, 1 in 5 students reported being bullied on school property. Learn more about our new product for students, Friend2Friend: Bullying Prevention, and how it helps to build safe and inclusive school climates.

Friend2Friend: Resiliency & Growth Teaches Life-long Skills with Measurable Impact

We’re excited to announce the release of a new training program joining our products for students, Friend2Friend: Resiliency & Growth. Learn more about this simulation and the importance for learning these skills to set the foundation for improved outcomes both academically and socially.

Protecting our Youth from Abuse, to Neglect, & Trafficking:
A Conversation with Youth Protection Advocate Carissa Coons

With the release of our product Protecting Our Youth, we’ve had many discussions with professionals on the importance of training that teaches skills in identifying, preventing, and reporting child abuse, neglect and trafficking. Check out this interview with youth protection advocate and subject matter expert Carissa Coons for more insight.

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