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Oct 14 2019 | Posted In: Staff Development
By Kelli Agnich, Teacher    At Bing Nursery School’s 2018 fall staff development day, Bing staff examined the school’s curriculum, learned about new research on child development, and took part in a workshop on creative movement.    The event, held Oct. 5, 2018, began with a discussion about the...
Oct 13 2019 | Posted In: Staff Development
By Betsy Koning and Jenna Rist Valasek, Teachers   The winter staff development day at Bing Nursery School this year focused on sociodramatic play in the classroom—its themes and its value for children. The staff also heard presentations from two Stanford graduate students on the research they are...
Oct 12 2019 | Posted In: Staff Development
By Tayna Gonzalez-Rivera, Teacher   On April 29, 2019, Bing held its spring staff development day at the Tower House, where staff gathered for two lectures from researchers in Stanford’s Department of Psychology. The first presentation was given by postdoctoral scholar Yang Wu and was titled “...
Oct 11 2019 | Posted In: Conferences
By Parul Chandra, Adrienne Lomangino, Emma Vallarino, Nancy Verdtzabella, Head Teachers, and Beth Wise, Associate Director   This year six Bing teachers were among the presenters at the 2019 annual conference for the California Association for the Education of Young Children, offering four...
Oct 10 2019 | Posted In: Conferences
By Lauren Matheou, Teacher    Learning ways to teach astronomy to young children and meeting authors of some of our favorite children’s books were two highlights from the 2018 National Association for the Education of Young Children conference. Four Bing teachers, including myself, were among the...

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