Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"The student took a test recently before spring break that he has not gotten a score for yet. Yesterday we went over material that he wanted further review on and reviewed figuring out systems of equations on a calculator and solving systems of inequalities. We also practiced some of his current material on basic statistics. Finally, I had him practice some systems of equations word problems and gave him some problems to do before our next session."
"Today we worked on FOILing expressions, simplifying quadratic expressions in fractions, factoring quadratic equations, and began to discuss using the quadratic formula. The student is picking up new material quickly, but still needs to practice the basics so that they come quickly to him once problems get more complex. We will continue to do practice problems that will reiterate the basic skills needed for more complex problems."
"She is a great student. I was very impressed with her current knowledge of Algebra. Today we went over piece-wise functions, how to draw them and how to develop equations with given graphs. We covered the concepts of domain, line equations, slope, and calculating values. The student grasped the material quickly. Although she had not been fully introduced to the general line equation and had not had much experience with constructing equations, she fully understood the material presented to her. I provided her with general comments on the problems we solved. I recommended that she review the notes and apply them when solving these types of problems. Very well done today."
"We covered factoring expressions by grouping and the differences of cubes formula. The student may be having a midterm exam at the end of the semester, so next week we will work on review."
"The student has a final next week, and we looked at the review packet given to her by her teacher. I also made up a number of practice problems that emulated the types of problems in her packet."
"The student told me that she scored a 90% on her most recent test! We went over solving systems of two equations using graphing and substitutions."