Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"The student and I went over graphing polynomial rational functions; which entailed factoring, simplifying, and solving. Overall he did well. I showed him how to factor second degree polynomials with factor A greater than 1. I emphasized he write these examples, we covered, in his notes and to review/redo them before his quiz Friday."
"We went over more calculus problems that concerned finding the volume of the enclosed area when rotated about the x-axis. We went over problems for her Calculus AB Practice tomorrow (which includes finding the volume of the enclosed area when rotated about the y-axis). The student seemed confident about the course material that was being included."
"Tonight we worked on multiplying mixed numbers. The student had trouble comprehending the multiple steps necessary to solve using the visual and numerical strategies. I modeled numerous examples. He then worked on homework page 475, lesson 7-4 in his book."
"We began our session with a game targeting the student's memory. We played a game called Concentration. After about two rounds of the game, the student was able to get the concept and did well for the third round. We reviewed the concept of adding and subtracting negative numbers. He did well with the one step process of adding and subtracting like integers, but once we got to subtracting unlike integers, he required more assistance. He was able to demonstrate independence by the end of the session."
"Today's session was a review session. We reviewed money and time. The student said she was having difficulty with memorizing the different coins. She did well with recognizing the coins after using actual coins. Next session we will review area, time, and money."
"The student began by completing a few pages of math homework--this took most of our time as he was working to really understand the concept. He did very well with his math work! We then spent our remaining time working on his vocabulary practice. He was able to create coherent sentences with all his vocabulary words."