Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We worked on Newton's Three Laws, scalars, vectors, and types of forces. Then we switched to working on assessment practice problems."
"We went through some of his old physics homework together, working on problem solving strategies. I introduced the concept of derivatives to help explain the idea behind many of the equations. I think he understands how to approach projectile motion problems much better now."
"We went over the chapters on thermodynamics in his textbook. I explained, demystified and systematized, the concepts and equations. He wrote summary notes on what those equations mean and when they should be applied. We also shared a bit about the history about early developments in this domain of history. In the end, I offered some advices about how to better learn the material and to prepare for the tests by forming studying groups and teaching each other."
"In this tutoring session, we discussed and worked through 7 challenge problems from Chapter 10. The overarching theme was conservation of energy. Some equations also required us to use conservation of momentum."
"The concepts covered today were the basics of kinematics, definition of distance, displacement, speed, velocity, acceleration, equations of kinematics under uniform acceleration, equations of kinematics for objects/bodies in free fall, the use of graphs to calculate distance/displacement, speed/velocity, and acceleration using the area under the curve or slope. The student seemed to grasp all the concepts clearly, and should be comfortable with the material when his classes begin."
"The concepts that were covered in this session were double slit interference, sound waves, and fluid dynamics. The student seemed to struggle with the Doppler effect, so we went over it. The student has now become very used to my teaching approach and is very comfortable with learning any material that I present."