Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Today the student and I continued reviewing for her exam. She was very good at answering the questions on her own, and she should do well on her final tomorrow. The topics we covered included reaction equilibrium and gas laws. She seems to have gained a lot of confidence since we began the tutoring sessions, and I have no doubt that she will do well on her exam."
"The student and I went over work-power problems today. We manipulated the W=Fcos xD equation and applied it to several different practical problems, such as a crank jack for cars, levers, pulleys and other simple machines. We also covered IMA, AMA, and machine efficiencies in relation to simple machines and work. We reviewed some homework problems together and then previewed some problems for the next day's work. He has definitely gained confidence when working on physics problems, and he seems to be doing well with them."
"The student and I reviewed a number of problems from her online assignments. There were several instances where she was initially unsure, but was able to reason through the concepts and understand the material. When we meet next time, the student anticipates having more recent assignments and quizzes that we can review together."
"Today, we went over the washer and shell method of finding the volume of objects defined by a function rotated around an axis. The student is good at conceptualizing the material and has come a long way in understanding. He was able to do most of the problems that we did at the end of the session. I asked him to complete a few more and to try the arc length problems."
"The student just had his chemistry test and thinks it went really well. He was only tripped up by one problem, which we reviewed today. We then went through his upcoming chapter on ideal gas laws to include Boyle's, Charles', Gay-Lussac, and combined gas laws. He really had a good understanding of the theories behind these laws, so I think when he moves into the calculations, it should go pretty smoothly."
"Today we covered polarity, intermolecular forces, naming organic molecules, and molarity/ molality. The student was struggling the most with molarity related questions. We talked about strategies and skills on how to tackle the problem."