Circle Learning is an ancient Native way of communicating, and it is making a powerful come-back among parents and teachers. Step in TOLEY RANZ the awesome Mascot of Tolerance and Understanding, urges to adopt restorative approaches as an alternative to school suspensions, violence, and biases of any kind.
The hero of restorative practices TOLEY RANZ is the social-emotional learning and teaching tool assisting adults, especially parents, in advancing equality & inclusion for kids at home and PreK onward.
Let’s take a look at ‘The Power Of Circle Learning With TOLEY RANZ -The Way Of The Circle’. This approach helps developing a well-rounded character, and it finds its roots in the traditions of ancient Native practices to which children as early as age three, are introduced to. To the delight of children, it is TOLEY RANZ who is the Talking Stick to be passed to the next child who is to speak, while learning about the Five Intentions
- Speak from the heart – truthfully so others hear you, get to know you
- Listen from the heart – listen, so you understand what they share
- Speak spontaneously – express feelings, let go, don’t hesitate,
- Speak leanly – don’t embellish, don’t show off
- Protect the circle – don’t tell anyone outside the circle.