Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"The student and I continued reviewing the addition of mixed numbers. We also went over subtraction, multiplication, division, and cross-canceling."
"We reviewed vocabulary: congruent, perpendicular/parallel lines, and types of angles. We practiced lining up decimals to add or subtract them."
"Today, we covered addition using 10s, 100s, 1000s, pattern blocks, addition and subtraction fact families, handwriting, and D.O.L."
"The girls are working on multi-step equations. They needed guidance and reminders to use order of operations first and then combine like terms on each side of the equal sign before trying to balance out the equations. Once the equations were reduced as much as possible, they were able to balance and solve for the variable."
"We did the review packet for her box and dot plot unit test this Friday. She does well with interpreting each type of representation of the data, but was still struggling with remembering the range and IQR vocab words. It would be helpful if she labeled Q1, Q2, and Q3 in the beginning and wrote out the definition range=max-min and IQR=Q3-Q1 on her exam. I'd also like to see her spend some time on the Math again. Also a reminder, when data is given in a table, she needs to compute the total number of data points if the amount isn't given in the question."
"The student has a test on quadratic formulas coming up so we spent the majority of the session completing the review that he had started in class. He seemed comfortable with the material, though at the beginning he sometimes needed to be reminded of the steps. I recommended that he continue to show all his work so he can see all the steps and work that into his memory as he does more practice. Once we finished the review, he moved on to his other homework and classwork on factoring, which is what we have been working on in our previous sessions. I can tell that he is feeling more comfortable with those kinds of problems; he just needs to remain focused throughout problems that require several steps. He had a good attitude and showed interest in learning methods past what he was required to learn. Overall this was a great session!"