We were joined by Mabin alum, Dr. Na-Koshie Lamptey (‘85), Deputy Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto for a conversation about the impact of COVID on schools and schooling.
In these difficult times, it’s especially important to pay attention to the diverse needs of children and adolescents, and to provide the encouragement and developmental supports that they require. Dona Matthews and Joanne Foster discuss ways to provide an “optimal match” between individuals and their learning experiences. They focus on ways to nurture engagement, resilience, creativity, and productivity, and they … Read More
A mom asked me last week — “When I drop my child off for JK next year, will you be able to hug her?” Good question. “I can’t imagine NOT hugging her,” I said. And it’s true. I can’t. But the truth is, we don’t know yet. It’s not clear yet what school will look like if, and when, we … Read More
The Mabin School was founded on the belief that children are capable and competent, and their questions should guide their learning. We have always been a place where play and inquiry were central to our pedagogy, and we learn from our interactions with each other and the world around us. The current situation, where we are prevented from being together … Read More