The Four Tendencies

The Four Tendencies

The Four Tendencies: How Does Personality Play a Role in Learning? Tipped off by one of our fabulous Mabin moms (Aleksandra Pikula, Luka’s mom in Grade 2), Lisa Campbell, Michelle Barchuk and I marched down to Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto last night for their Women and Leadership Speaker Series. Gretchen Rubin was speaking about her … Read More

Parenting is Tricky — Believe Me, I Know!

Parenting is Tricky — Believe Me, I Know! One of the ways we are Building Community at The Mabin School is by offering all kinds of opportunities for parents to meet other parents. After all, parenting can be lonely! And even those of us who deal with children every day in our work lives have a different challenge when the … Read More

What does Professional Development look like at Mabin?

drum circle, PD

Mabin Professional Development Ever wonder what we do on that Monday back after the Winter Break? Let me tell you a bit about what the Mabin staff did on Monday to get ready for the new term. We started our day in a community circle. Ian taught us how to play a Samba on various instruments, including our voices, and the whole staff made … Read More

Breakfast with the Chair!

Please come and join us for fresh pancakes, coffee and a chance to chat with our Board Chair, Jeremy Creed! We hope to see you on Wednesday, November 22nd 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. RSVP to Dayana 

Breakfast with the Chair

Breakfast with the Chair! Last year, when we were creating our Strategic Plan collaboratively with all of you, it became apparent that people wanted to know more about our Board of Directors and how the Board works. With this in mind, Jeremy Creed has planned a special “breakfast with the Chair” for next Wednesday, November 22 at 8:00 am in … Read More

“Parenting for Resilience and the Power of Risk”

Last Wednesday, thanks to our Parents’ Association, we were fortunate to have Dr. Jean Clinton speak to us about Parenting for Resilience and the Power of Risk. Dr. Clinton is a world-renowned Child Psychiatrist who advises our Premier and the Minister of Education on the intersection of Children’s Mental Health and Education. Dr. Clinton is also an advisor to The … Read More

Pump It Up!

The Mabin School is committed to modelling excellence in progressive, coeducational, elementary education. This school year alone, visitors from Chile, Denmark, New Zealand, Australia have already to come and see us at work. Our excellence depends on a constant renewal of resources to support the innovative teaching and learning happening at our school. This renewal of resources cannot happen without … Read More

Pushing the Limits!

Our Principal Nancy Steinhauer and Kelly Gallagher-Mackay, Authors of ‘Pushing the Limits’ joined Breakfast Television to talk about the main themes of their new book, which is released today. ‘Pushing the Limits’ brings light to our education system. Pushing the Limits!