Several Awards In International Serious Play Competition

Three games designed for Social Emotional Learning (SEL) have been cited for excellence in the 2019 International Serious Play Award Program. Gold Medal citations were awarded to: Trauma-Informed Practices for K12 Schools, an interactive professional development solution for educators to build skills, confidence, and empathy to better support students whose behavior might be caused by trauma or distress. The product was created by Kognito in partnership with UNICEF USA and Mental Health America of Greater Houston Silver Medal status went to: The Compassion Project, a game designed to help primary school students understand compassion and how to practice it in their lives, developed by The Game Agency with Everfi Bronze Medal recognition went to: Project Here Games, an interactive game structured to offer bite-sized activities to allow middle school students to practice healthy decision-making skills to prevent substance use. The game was created by a collaboration between the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, GE Foundation, Health Resources in Action and FableVision Studios

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