The Bing Times

2021 Issue

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By Jennifer Winters, Director

After significant events, there comes a time when the dust settles, and you can pause and reflect on what you have just experienced and accomplished. The end of this past school year was just such a milestone…

By Karla Kane, journalist and former Bing parent 


What type of person do you picture when asked to imagine a successful scientist or mathematician? Who comes to mind when you think of someone described as a “genius” or as “…

By Chia-wa Yeh, Head Teacher and Research Coordinator 


How might children develop a sense of self through social interactions with others? This is a topic Mika Asaba explored as a graduate student in developmental psychology at…

By Beth Wise, Associate Director 

When we reopened the doors on Sept. 7, 2020, it felt like a holiday of sorts, welcoming children into a carefully prepared oasis ready for action. Smiles, laughter, curiosity and a bit of tentativeness on…

By Rinna Sanchez-Baluyut, Head Teacher 

Carter pulled up a chair, sat down, and vertically propped a long rectangular hollow block in front of her and then announced that she was driving a bus. 


I asked if I could ride the…

By Jessica Predom, Teacher  

When observing children building with blocks, you can sense their inner architect come to life. Their eyes intently watching, their hands diligently working—tilting, turning, inspecting and shifting, children…

By Mark Mabry, Head Teacher 

As Bing reopened in the fall of 2020, after the school was shut down for almost half a year due to COVID-19, our Center PM teachers were grateful to be back in the classroom but understandably apprehensive. We…

By Maryam Saqib, Teacher  

Rainy days are great days, especially at Bing School. I enjoy these days, as wet days bring more than just rain jackets and galoshes. With a half-acre of outdoor space in each nursery classroom and freedom of…

By Lauren Matheou, Teacher

Spring quarter brought warmer weather and new life to our outdoor environment. The children in West AM were noticing blossoms on our trees, pollen on our outdoor surfaces, birds in their nests and wild baby…

By Nandini Bhattacharjya, Head Teacher, and Betsy Koning, Teacher 

Young children love to listen to stories, and as early childhood teachers, we realize the value of quality children’s literature and the many ways it can be used to…