Parent Event Archive

2013

April 22

Coffee Talk
Topic: What is the Parent’s Role in Athletics for Young Children?
Host: Kate Dwelley, Bing teacher and athlete

April 16

Coffee Talk
Topic: Water Safety Tips: How Can You Teach Skills While Enjoying the Swim?
Host: Laura Mitchell, Bing alum and swim coach at SCRA (Stanford Community Recreation Association)

April 10

Coffee Talk
Topic: Choosing Books That Engage Young Children: Reflections From a School Librarian
Host: Joyce Roby, Librarian at Phillips Brooks School

March 13

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Can You Support Your Child’s Adjustment to Kindergarten?
Hosts: I-Han Liang & Todd Erickson, Bing teachers

March 6

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Can You Guide Your Child’s Moral Development?
Host: Karen Robinette, Bing teacher

February 25

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Can You Turn Children’s Social Conflicts into Learning Opportunities?
Hosts: Peckie Peters, Nandini Mukherjee, & Quan Ho

February 12 & 13

Coffee Talk
Topic: How to Talk with Children
Hosts: Stephanie Swenson, Sarah Wright, Melissa Guevara & Parul Chandra, Bing teachers

February 5

Coffee Talk
Topic: Want to Get Inside Your Picky Eater's Head?
Host: Stephanie Lucianovice, author & parent

January 23

Coffee Talk
Topic: What is the Role of Technology in the Lives of Young Children?
Hosts: Nancy Howe, Chia-Wa Yeh, & Parul Chandra, Bing teachers

January 30

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Can We Help Our Young Children Get the Sleep They Need?
Host: Cara Barone, pediatrician and Bing parent



2012

December 5

Coffee Talk
Topic: What Are Your Favorite Family Outings and Activities?
Host: Todd Erikson, Bing teacher

December 3

'Parent Event
Topic: Perspectives on Kindergarten: The Transition to Elementary School
Kindergarten Information Night

November 28

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Can You Select Meaningful Play Materials for Your Young Child?
Host: Karen Robinette, Bing teacher

November 13

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Do We Create Meaningful Childhood Memories for Our Children?
Host: I-Han Liang, Bing teacher

November 7

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Can You Support Your Child’s Emotional Moments?
Host: Nancy J Witt, MFT

October 25

Coffee Talk
Topic: Contemporary Child Nutrition in the USA
Host: Maya Adam, Stanford lecturer & parent

October 23

Coffee Talk
Topic: What Teacher Tips Translate Into Parenting Strategies?
Hosts: Emma Ludwick & Bev Hartman, Bing teachers

October 17

Parent Seminar
Topic: Block Party: Learning to Think and Collaborate With Blocks
Hosts: Sarah Wright & Bev Hartman, Bing teachers

October 10

Coffee Talk
Topic: What Do Children Understand About Nutrition?
Host: Sarah Gripshover, Stanford researcher

October 9

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Do Children Master the Skills of Everyday Talk With Their Peers and Their Parents?
Host: Middy Tice, Stanford researcher

September 25

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Can You Help Your Child Adjust to a New School Year?
Hosts: Nandini Mukherjee & Karen Robinette, Bing teachers

May 15

Coffee Talk
Topic: What is the Power of the Picture Book? Mirrors, Models and Mysteries
Host: Debbie Abilock, Bing Grandparent, education consultant, co-founder of NoodleTools, Inc., and creator of Nueva’s Literary Club

April 25

Coffee Talk
Topic: Small Talk – Big Ideas: How do Speech and Language Develop in Young Children?
Host: Mayra Kramer, Bing parent and Speech Language Pathologist

April 18

Coffee Talk
Topic: Technology and Young Children: How are Children Using Technology?
Hosts: Parul Chandra, Andrea Hart, Mark Mabry and Chia-wa Yeh, Bing teachers

April 17

Coffee Talk
Topic: Food: Friend or Foe?
Host: Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD. LPCH, Division of Immunology and Allergy

April 11

Coffee Talk
Topic: Technology and Young Children: How are children using technology?
Hosts: Nancy Howe, Andrea Hart, Stephanie Holson and Chia-wa Yeh

February 8 & 22

Parent Seminar
Topic: Block Building: Constructing Skills for the 21st Century Series
Presenters: Jennifer Winters and Todd Erickson, Bing teachers

January 25 - March 7

Weekly Parent Study Group
Topic: Mind in the Making by Ellen Galinsky
Hosts: Karen Robinette, Bev Hartman, Andrea Hart and I-Han Liang, Bing teachers

January 19 - March 1

Weekly Parent Study Group
Topic: Mind in the Making by Ellen Galinsky
Hosts: Sarah Wright and Bev Hartman, Bing teachers



2011

December 16

Parent Event
Topic: Kindergarten Information Night

November 14

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Can You Help Your Child to Make a Friend?
Hosts: Peckie Peters and Karen Yamamoto

October 19 & 27

Parent Seminar
Topic: How to Talk With Children
Presenters: Colin Johnson and Andrea Hart

September 28

Coffee Talk
Topic: How Can You Support Your Child’s Adjustment to a New School Year?
Hosts: Jennifer Winters and Beth Wise

May 18

Coffee Talk
Topic: New to Two’s
Hosts: Kitti Pecka, Nancy Howe, and Mark Mabry

April 28

Coffee Talk
Topic: Better Breakfasts: Choosing Food for Optimum Health
Host: Beverley Rider, nutritionist and Bing parent

April 20

Coffee Talk
Topic: Current Research Topics at Bing
Hosts: Lucas Butler and Allison Master, Stanford Dept ofPsychology researchers

April 6

Coffee Talk
Topic: Composting and Recycling with Children: Bing and Beyond
Hosts: Julie Muir, manager for Peninsula Sanitary Services, Inc., Jenna Ascari, Bing teacher and Audrey Gold, Bing parent

March 8

Parent Seminar
Topic: Parenting Strategies
Presenters: Peckie Peters & Betsy Koning, Bing teachers

March 8

Coffee Talk
Topic: Thinking About And Responding To Children's Play We Find Challenging
Host: Mark Mabry, Bing teacher

March 2

Parent Seminar
Topic: Parenting Strategies
Presenters: Peckie Peters & Betsy Koning, Bing teachers

February 23

Coffee Talk
Topic: How To Help Your Child Enter Play And Develop Friendships
Host: Andrea Hart & Rinna Sanchez-Baluyut, Bing teachers

February 1

Coffee Talk
Topic: Demystifying Food Allergies
Host: Dr. Marland Chancellor, pediatrician and Bing parent

January 26

Coffee Talk
Topic: How to determine if an assessment is necessary?
Host: Cindy Lopez, Head of Sand Hill School, Children's Health Council

January 11

Coffee Talk
Topic: What do you look for when choosing a children's book?
Host: Nancy Verdtzabella, Bing teacher & librarian



2010

December 2

'Parent Event
Topic: Perspectives on Kindergarten: The Transition to Elementary School
Kindergarten Information Night

October 12 & 20

'Parent Seminar
Topic: A Competency Model: A model that builds on children’s strengths and what they can do
Presenters: Bev Hartman & Karen Robinette, Bing teachers