Comprehensive preschool program with curriculum and professional development
Building self-regulation, school readiness and social skills through every activity
Meeting the needs of your preschool community, teachers and families
Learning, growing and thriving for every unique preschooler no matter what
Comprehensive kindergarten program with curriculum and professional development
Building self-regulation, academic skills and social experience through every activity
Meeting the needs of your kindergarten community, teachers and families
Learning, growing and thriving for every unique kindergartener no matter what
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A bite of our program through research-based and actionable professional development
For early childhood
Re-energize teachers and improve child outcomes with actionable classroom strategies
Beyond early childhood
Apply the award-winning principles of Tools in elementary classrooms and beyond
The science of reading? We’ve got that!
Listen in as experienced school leader Lauren Ellis highlights how easy it is to pair Tools curriculum with the science of reading.
Check out what we’re reading and watching: all in the spirit of early childhood education and self-regulation development.
Hear from the minds behind Tools of the Mind. Read our research, watch our presentations and so much more.
See Tools in action in schools throughout the country and beyond. Meet the inspiring educators who bring Tools to life every day.
Is self-regulation like a riding a bike?
A study finds that "unconstrained" skills like self-regulation, that develop over time, really last. The boost children get from preschool learning benefits them for years to come.
For over 30 years, Tools has applied neuroscience and developmental theory to develop transformational teaching practices and curriculum. Check out our journey from theory and research to practice.
There are teachers and coaches. And then there are Tools teachers and Tools Coaches. Get ready to meet some highly skilled Tools practitioners.
Meet the incredible organizations whose generous support makes the work we do possible. We honor the difference they’re making in the lives of teachers and children.
Our dedicated board
Our board of directors are renowned leaders in and beyond the field of early childhood education. We’re lucky to have their oversight of the Tools organization.
Our talented team
A dedicated team of professionals collaborate in the development and delivery of Tools of the Mind’s professional development and curriculum.
Wall of love
Tools families truly appreciate their children’s teachers. Read about their firsthand experience with our inspired educators. Are you a Tools family? Recognize your Tools teachers now.
Meet our Tools Teacher of the Month
Here’s your chance to take a peek at what’s happening in real Tools classrooms.
Want to join us in our mission to empower teachers to empower children? Check out the open positions below. We’re always looking for talented, dedicated people to join our team.
Tools of the Mind gives teachers the tools to ensure every child becomes a successful learner and reaches their highest potential.
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