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.


Our next 1-day TOOLBOX™ Regional Training for individuals and school teams is on June 17, 2016 in Corte Madera, California. For more information or to register, please click here.

Brand new TOOLBOX Feelings Posters now available on our Online Store! Click here to view our Feelings Poster K-3 and/or Feelings Poster 4-6.

Check out this article on TOOLBOX in Berkeley, California!


More videos: TOOLBOX additional films


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 here to receive a cost estimate for implementation and to schedule your school or district training.
Our products and services:
TOOLBOX™ Training Prepares educators to implement TOOLBOX across all school contexts.
TOOLBOX™ Primer Written for teachers and all school staff, this guide is the foundation for using TOOLBOX™. 
TOOLBOX™ Lesson Plans Available for K-3 and 4-6, Lesson Plans provide a full range of instructional activities for teaching TOOLBOX.
Parent Workshop Facilitation Package This downloadable package is designed to help school personnel deliver TOOLBOX™ Parent Workshops.

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