Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"I decided it would be best to spend this time on teaching specifically how to study vocabulary, how to prepare for writing the essay, and then we spent a little bit of time on the math section."
"The student and I met for our first session to take care of a quiz that he had. He was impressively organized in his writing and documenting of the material. He was also quick to pick up on concepts after the first run-through. We worked on range and domain concepts, inverse functions, quadratic equations, odd and even functions, as well as one-to-one functions."
"The student has lots of key terms to define from the textbook. I focused on helping him understand the broader context for some of the key terms. He really began to grasp broader concepts and said, "I am going to feel so smart tomorrow in class!" He also has an essay due in one week. I laid out a research plan and schedule for the week so that he spaces the essay out over the week. I also helped him compose a thesis statement to get him started."
"We again concentrated on physics. We went over the first half of chapter 4, which deals with work and kinetic energy. For the most part, we concentrated on the conceptual aspect of work, and made plans to build from there."
"The student and I worked on practicing her 7 and 8 multiplication tables extensively. She also continued reading from Malory Towers and will complete her book report next week. Lastly, I drilled her on simple math problems till the end of the session."
"With the student, we completed passages that concerned the reproductive system and energy and work. Overall, she generally did well in most of the questions that we covered, and I did not detect a significant weakness in her content base for either of the subjects that we went over today. However, I noticed that she particularly had trouble in applying her content base to each passage, interpreting the passage-based questions, and using logical reasoning to deduce the correct answer. These are skills that she will definitely need to develop going forward."