15 FREE Educational Resources For Online Learning

During stressful times, one of our main goals at Banyan Tree Educational Services is to provide educational resources for our students. Regardless of where the learning happens—on our campuses or at home—we firmly believe that progress and dedication can help our students grow. As our campuses shut their doors as a response to the latestContinue reading “15 FREE Educational Resources For Online Learning”

My Child Is Falling Behind In School: What Can I Do?

If your child is falling behind in school, figuring out why can feel overwhelming. Is it the teacher? Is it because he or she is in the wrong placement? Is getting distracted? Needs intervention? Has a learning disability? Chances are, you’ve asked yourself these questions (and more). But this isn’t helping you know what stepsContinue reading “My Child Is Falling Behind In School: What Can I Do?”

Understanding ADHD: Does My Child Have It & What Can I Do?

ADHD isn’t always easy to recognize in children. Sometimes younger children are active and on the move, and sometimes there’s a disconnect between focus and the task (especially in a classroom setting). When it comes to diagnosing what you observe, it’s best to get an ADHD evaluation for your child. This will tell you specificallyContinue reading “Understanding ADHD: Does My Child Have It & What Can I Do?”

How To Strengthen Your Child’s Social Thinking Skills (And Why You Should)

When it comes to the social aspects of your child’s life, chances are, the first thing that comes to mind is socialization. How does my child get along with others? Who are my child’s peers? How does my child’s maturity level and emotions fit his or her age? While these are excellent questions to ask,Continue reading “How To Strengthen Your Child’s Social Thinking Skills (And Why You Should)”

4 Ways To Help Your Child Self-Regulate

Self-regulation is processing and managing emotions, feelings, and behaviors in order to complete tasks or accomplish goals. For some students, this may come naturally, as it’s often developed and reinforced at an early age. But for some students, understanding and controlling emotions is no easy task.

Executive Functioning: What It Is & How To Help

What is Executive Functioning? Chances are you’ve heard those words before, at least a time or two. Maybe you’ve heard them in an IEP meeting or educational setting, or maybe your child has been assessed for his or her learning challenges and this phrase has come up. But what exactly is executive functioning and whatContinue reading “Executive Functioning: What It Is & How To Help”

5 Ways To Help Your Child Focus

When it comes to your child’s education, is a lack of focus getting in the way? Does it feel like, no matter how many times you try to read material with your child, he or she can’t seem to pay attention? Is he or she constantly moving about, fidgeting, daydreaming, or struggling to stay onContinue reading “5 Ways To Help Your Child Focus”

How Do I Know If My Child Needs Educational Therapy?

What is Educational Therapy? How do I know if my child needs it? And where can I learn more? If these are questions you’re asking yourself, then you’ve come to the right place. Understanding your child’s needs can feel overwhelming at first, but with the right support and services, you can help your child feelContinue reading “How Do I Know If My Child Needs Educational Therapy?”

4 Engaging Activities To Do With Your Child Over Break

“But it’s BREAK! I don’t want to do homework!” Have you heard that whine before? As a parent, chances are you’ve heard that line many times. But what if there were engaging activities to do with your child over break that didn’t feel like ‘work’? What if there were simple (and fun) ways to stopContinue reading “4 Engaging Activities To Do With Your Child Over Break”

Join us for our Open House on October 24th

You are cordially invited to an Open House at our new location in Point Loma (Liberty Station). See what our Compass and Learning Center students have been up to, mingle with our staff, ask questions about our programs, and enjoy some light snacks and refreshments. We hope to see you there!