The Bing Times

2022 Issue

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By Jade Arellano, Teacher

Bing Nursery School staff members consistently work to cultivate an environment that nurtures a curiosity and passion for learning. On Feb. 18, Bing hosted a staff development day where staff reflected on the…

By Emily Mendonsa, Teacher

Forty-four Bing teachers and administrators attended the Innovative Learning Conference at the Nueva School for our fall staff development day on Oct. 5, 2019. The conference, held every two years by the K-12…

By Mischa Rosenberg, Teacher and Librarian

For three days in mid-February, a record 2,500 attendees, including eight Bing staff members, gathered at The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco for a conference held by…

By Jess Goodman, Teacher

Waldkindergarten, skogsmulle, bush kinder, forest school: all terms that describe early childhood learning environments that occur primarily or exclusively in nature. In such settings, trees, birds, streams,…

By Parul Chandra, Head Teacher

Equity in early childhood education was a central topic of the 2019 annual conference of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The conference, held in Nashville in November, also…

By Jess Goodman, Teacher

The Play First Summit, an online conference held July 20–24, was an exciting collaboration between Sally Haughey of Fairy Dust Teaching and Tom “Teacher Tom” Hobson. With the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives…

By Amy Shin, Teacher

As children get close to entering kindergarten, many questions emerge for parents and teachers hoping to make the transition as smooth as possible. To help answer these questions, Stephanie Agnew, assistant director…

By Gene Aiken, Facilities Coordinator; Samantha Bologna, Operations Coordinator; Larry Ong, Development Coordinator; Jenny Rahn, Finance Coordinator; and Ereka Tinsley, Program Assistant

As parents, children and guests step into the Bing…

By Vanessa Ibarra, Teacher

I have always known that I wanted to be a teacher. My parents migrated to the United States in 1989 to pursue the so-called “American Dream.” I grew up in East Palo Alto, surrounded by warmth and love from my…

By Bing Nursery School

A concert by cross-cultural music maker, clarinetist, tenor saxophonist and composer Oran Etkin took place at Stanford’s Dinkelspiel Auditorium on Oct. 12, 2019, as part of the annual Bing Nursery School Performance…