Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"The student and I learned about autotrophs, heterotrophs, ATP, Photosynthesis, and light and energy. We also discussed experiments involving photosynthesis, and cellular respiration and the production of oxygen."
"The student and I went over a practice documents essay for her History class. We went over how to circle the "who" and "when" sections of the source, as well as paraphrasing of each paragraph. Other concepts reviewed included using general trends in religion, politics, culture, and economics to address questions about specific subjects. She has one more session and we will cover continuity/change essays and comparative essays. She is making great progress on her analytical skills and learning many new vocabulary words along the way."
"We continued work on identifying parts of a book: Table of Contents, Headings, Glossary, Index, and bold-printed words. He worked on comprehension of nonfiction text; He completed a multiple choice test on the book, Summer Olympics. He got them all correct. He practiced his sight words."
"The goal of this session was to get the student on track for the semester. We started looking at some directions and books for her research paper, and we discussed some areas to concentrate on for her journal entries."
"The student is a very bright young man. He is able to grasp concepts readily and when explained. He can continue working at a pretty moderate pace. We worked on exponents and square roots specifically and then covered some graphing."
"The student did a terrific job. We continued our translation of Arca Pandorae ("Pandora's Box"), on which he continued to do a great job. He continued to demonstrate a strong command of the grammar. I'm really proud of him and the hard work he put in today. He plugged away just fine right up to the end. We continued our translation of Arca Pandorae. He is doing a fine job progressing with this material. I do need to work with him on his spelling of the grammatical terms; that's a simple matter of ongoing guidance on my part."