Why bina?

Discover how we are different from traditional schools

Students

Traditional  Schooling

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Student – teacher ratio is as high as 40 to 1

Student – teacher ratio is no more than 6 to 1

Learning is concentrated in one continuous time period

Learning is spread across the day; post COVID-19, we are launching hubs offering flexible in-person care

Students are passive recipients of learning

Students participate in the design of their learning experiences

Standardized tests are administered several times per year

Assessment is ongoing and embedded in learning experiences

Families

Traditional  Schooling

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You figure out how to support your child; the school focuses on what happens at school

We provide counseling and bite-size actionable suggestions to support your child

Every time your family moves, schooling gets interrupted

Learning is continuous despite changes in location

You must manage multiple streams of communication

All communication with the school community is in one safe secure place

Asking for help with childcare isn't easy emotionally or logistically

We provide support for organizing childcare

Teachers

Traditional  Schooling

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Teachers deliver pre-made lessons

Teachers create, facilitate, and refine lessons

Teachers have many other responsibilities in addition to instruction

Teachers focus on preparing and facilitating lessons

Teachers plan and teach in isolation

Teachers plan and teach collaboratively

Meet our second cohort

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