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Oct 25 2018 | Posted In: Director's Column
By Jennifer Winters, Director   A child and her friends were running from the patio to the willow branch hut and said, “We’re running late! Did you bring the GPS?”   Today, access to media and devices is ubiquitous: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers are digital natives, growing up saturated by...
Oct 24 2018 | Posted In: Distinguished Lecture Series
By Holly Finn, Bing parent   There’s Singapore Math, which a whole nation and Jeff Bezos swear by. It starts with concrete, hands-on learning and moves to pictorial lessons, then to the abstract. And in global rankings of math achievement, Singapore has ranked highest or near highest in the world...
Oct 23 2018 | Posted In: Guest Speakers
By Mischa Rosenberg, Teacher   Steven Roberts’ first memory of how race might affect his life comes from when he was about 5 years old. Roberts recalls his parents debating in his childhood kitchen in Bamberg, Germany. His father, a black Guyanese man, believed that when Steven walked down the...
Oct 22 2018 | Posted In: Guest Speakers
By Frannie McCarthy, Teacher   Who is really smart? Would you assume men or women are more brilliant? Stereotypes regarding gender and brilliance are formed by the early elementary years, with most children assuming men are more brainy. Are you surprised? Many of the Bing staff at fall staff...
Oct 21 2018 | Posted In: Research, Researcher Profile
By Chia-wa Yeh, Head Teacher and Research Coordinator   Over the past three years, nearly 150 children at Bing have played a fun guessing game with Jazzy, a brightly colored hand puppet. For the game, children took one card at a time from a stack of cards. Each card pictured one or two animals....

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