Posts Tagged ‘feelings’

Posted May 6, 2015 by

May 5, 2015:  Great hearing from everyone!  Your feedback is appreciated. We are pleased when our clients take the time to provide insights as to how they are using the Tools for Life resource. From a Special Education Resource teacher – “The “Tools for Life Program” has and continues to be a valuable program for […]

Posted April 30, 2015 by

  Thanks to the generosity and local community spirit of a private corporation, Metro Label, and working with Community Liaison Officers from Toronto Police Services – Division 42, a group of schools in the Scarborough area of Toronto will now be using Tools for Life® Resources in their Early Learning classrooms.  Tools for Life is […]

Posted June 4, 2013 by

The evidence is accumulating; good social skills may depend on the ability to decipher facial expressions, particularly expressions in the eye region (DeClerk and Bogart 2008). As parent s and educators, we may think that most kids are aware and understand the body clues of others. This does not appear to be the case. Kids […]

Posted March 19, 2013 by

In Tools for Life®, we often assist children to identify how they are feeling by sharing how big or small that feeling is, or by using visuals to concretely demonstrate how those uncomfortable feelings grow.  In the small groups that Early Identification Consultants facilitate within the primary grades of our schools in the Region of […]

Posted July 10, 2012 by

A new girl walks into the “classroom” and sits on a chair. None of the chairs have names on them and there are no books on the table to indicate that this might be somebody’s “spot”.  A few minutes later, 2 more girls walk into the room and sit down.  They say “hello” to the […]

Posted February 21, 2012 by

As part of our Tools for Life® lessons, we have been learning about our body clues and what they tell us. For those who have not been introduced to body clues, body clues are our bodies’ way of telling us that our feelings are changing or a problem is coming. To transfer our learning of […]

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