Posts Tagged ‘Relationship-building’

Posted November 9, 2017 by

Tools for Life is pleased to announce publication of the 2017 Early Learning teaching manual offering emergent learning for Child Care, and inquiry-led, play-based Skills for Full Day Kindergarten. The FDK section of the teaching manual aligns with 2016 Ontario Ministry of Education guidelines regarding play-based learning. This FDK section was completed in collaboration with […]

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 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 January 10, 2012 by

Country Hills Public School is located in Kitchener, Ontario and is part of the Waterloo Region District School Board. This little school is filled to capacity and only recently received the support of a Vice Principle and Child and Youth Worker.

Posted October 25, 2011 by

Take the time to now and always to continue to build your relationship with your children. It doesn’t matter how much time you have in your day – use it wisely. It is after all, all about our relationships with others that make us who we are. As a parent whose children are married and […]

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