Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We covered discrete/continuous variables and binomial distribution. The student only needed to understand the difference between discrete and continuous in order to understand the rest of the material. I had her identify such variables after giving her a quick review of the topic. We went over some AP questions to practice what we reviewed. By the end of the session, she felt more confident."
"Today, the student and I covered implicit differentiation and the chain rule. We covered it in the context of inverse trig functions and exponential functions. We covered a basic method for solving these kinds of problems and did a lot of practice with them. The session went well, and I feel like she knows what to do."
"We reviewed more about adding and multiplying fractions, and I provided the student with strategies to improve his test scores. He understands the concepts fine. After using these strategies, he scored 9/10 on a similar practice test I gave him."
"In this session, we reviewed both Algebra 2 homework relating to cost and maximization of profit problems as well as Spanish conjugation of Ser vs Estar. I suggested that the student take the time to watch the movie Los Santos Inocentes that we found on his teacher's recommended films and novels list. I believe it would give him a better understanding of conversational Spanish and help submerge him in some Spanish culture during De Franco's rule before 1979."
"It was communicated that the student needed review on how to factor algebraic and numeric expressions. We reviewed this using several worksheets I supplied. She had begun work on evaluating inequalities. We reviewed this concept. I introduced the concept of how to graph inequalities and write the inequality from a graph. We practiced these standards. We moved on to solving one-step inequalities (without negative coefficients). I gave her a number of problems to solve and graph. She did additional practice on a learning tool website. We then went over how to solve one-step equations with decimals and fractions. We spent the last 15 minutes back where we started: reviewing factoring. She worked very hard."
"The student and I focused on solving optimization problems that have governing equations and constraints. We worked through several examples highlighting how the first derivative can be used to solve. We also reviewed properties of logarithms."