Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"The student had worksheets ready, and we went over simplifying radicals and exponential expressions. We worked through several problems with binomial expressions and rationalizing the denominator. We also went over a probability problem from her last unit."
"Today we worked on "Understanding the function of parenthesis and apply it to solving problems." I taught him the concept, which he understood very well and completed his homework assignment."
"Introduced ourselves and set his goals as a student. He is very positive and enthusiastic and understands the material. We went over the second fundamental theorem of calculus and did some practice integration problems. Next session is set up for next week."
"The student had asked me to help her go through a review for an upcoming test over rational exponents. We went over what a fractional exponent represented. After I showed her the relationship between rational exponents and roots. I used the remainder of our time to look over the answers she had written out before I had arrived, and found a couple that were incorrect. Since it was also a matter of factoring, I took some time to help her identify when removing the greatest common factor would help to simplify the process of solving these problems."
"We continued to review assignments for the student's statistics class. We reviewed problems pertaining to regression analysis, data interpretations, residual plotting, and confidence intervals. We also discussed the possibility of topics for his research paper that is due in the near future for his data analysis course."
"For our final session, we began by discussing the basic concepts of logarithms, and how a logarithmic equation can be obtained from an exponential equation (and vice versa). We went through quite a few book problems, to practice solving equations. Then I explained the laws of logs, and how to use them. We continued working with problems about how to combine logs using the laws."
"We covered math homework on ratios as well as science homework on ecosystems and history homework on fact analysis. We also worked through several previous math concepts (e.g., order of operations, fraction interaction, etc.) to review. We worked on interpreting a problem and finding the important information. We also discussed practicing ratios in relation to video game statistics for a new game he's playing."
"We went over surface area of various shapes, such as pyramids, cylinders, cubes and other 3D shapes. We will review trapezoids and parallelograms at the next session. We also covered area and perimeter of semicircles which he did very well on. We also reviewed factoring and polynomials from previous sessions."
"Reflection with respect to the x-axis, y-axis, and several, values of x and y. The student needs to practice problems from the homework to get a good understanding of the material."
"Today we focused on prep work. We spent time reviewing multiplying binomials, factoring quadratics, and solving systems of inequalities. We went over strategies for what to do when you don't know how to approach a problem, including drawing a diagram/making a graph, finding what you do know and working from there, and eliminating answers that definitely don't make sense."
"Covered hypothesis tests, including t-tests, matched pairs t-tests and proportion z-tests. I suggested that he should definitely keep working on formulating the right hypotheses and interpreting P-value and critical value comparisons correctly."
"Covered rounding whole numbers and decimals, addition of whole numbers and decimals, subtraction of whole numbers and decimals. We reviewed the commas and decimals. Extensive homework was left."