Welcome to Dovetail Learning

Dovetail Learning, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening children’s innate capacity for resilience, self-mastery, and empathy for others through its TOOLBOX™ curricula, practices, and methods.

Our work dovetails perfectly with schools’ efforts to foster healthy, holistic development and well-being in children and the entire school community.


TOOLBOX In-Person TrainingRegional Training
San Rafael, CA
January 20th, 2016 
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Check out this article on TOOLBOX in Berkeley, California!


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TOOLBOX is a research-based, community-tested Kindergarten through sixth grade social and emotional learning (SEL) program.

Experience how the personal and collective use of the 12 Tools impacts children’s lives by watching the brief introductory film to the right.

TOOLBOX by Dovetail Learning

Building Resilience, Self-Mastery,
& Empathy for Others

TOOLBOX gives children, teachers, parents, and schools a common language and the Tools necessary to form a cohesive, collaborative, non-violent, and caring community which leads to hope for a meaningful and positive future.

Bring TOOLBOX to your school or district! Contact us to receive a cost estimate for implementation.
Our products and services:
TOOLBOX™ Curricula and Materials Give educators the foundation for using TOOLBOX™. The TOOLBOX™ Primer and Lesson Plans (K-3 and 4-6 versions) provide a full range of instructional activities for teaching TOOLBOX. Classroom materials and literature provide valuable support for instructional ease
Introductory In-Person Trainings Prepare educators to implement TOOLBOX across all school contexts.
TOOLBOX™ Facilitation Packages: Downloadable packages designed to allow school personnel to facilitate trainings to: a) introduce TOOLBOX; b) look at next steps for teachers already using TOOLBOX; or c) lead a TOOLBOX parent workshop.

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