Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Reviewed past quizzes and tests to correct mistakes and ensure that the student knew where she went wrong. We made sheets for her to review for the sections she had issues with and also to consolidate her notes to make her review easier."
"Today we worked on solving equations for a particular variable, I brought a 30-question work sheet with multiple type of equations. We will finish the assignment on the following session. This was a good session."
"The student and I continued to study for her test tomorrow. We went through her study sheet, first going over some of the factoring special cases from yesterday, then studying polynomials four or five in length, and applying division and synthetic division and substitution. She did the best at the synthetic math. We will do her homework tomorrow and get ready for her factoring quiz."
"Today we worked on factoring and solving quadratic equations, the quadratic formula, vertical motion equations, and finding equations of a line using different methods. We reviewed a little bit about graphing linear equations as well"
"The student and I worked on her final review packet. We covered the topics that she was most concerned about. She still needs to finish the packet. She knows the material. Good job!"
"We went through her exam review. It was about 60 questions on different subjects, including solving absolute values and finding the equation of the lines, domain, range, transformation, trigonometric functions, graphs and identities. She was able to solve most of them by herself. I explained the concepts that she had questions on. She is doing good."
"The student and I worked on algebra Monday evening for an hour. The unit he was working on dealt with multiplying and dividing fractions that include polynomials, and he did well with them. We discussed how to multiply through each part of the polynomial [e.g. writing things like 3(3x-2)=6x-2]."
"We started session by discussing the student's progress as the semester winds down. He has shown some improvement in his classes and we hope that he will be able to raise all his classes to passing grades and Bs. We then worked on his extra credit math assignment on plotting points on a coordinate plane followed by studying for his science exam on organs."
"The student didn't have any math homework. I decided that it would be a good time for us to review skills such as writing decimals as fractions, dividing 3 digit by 1 digit numbers with a remainder, adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators, and rounding. She was happy that we reviewed the skills and that she was reminded of how to perform certain skills. We also reviewed multiplication facts to check her fluency. She did really well."
"The student and I went through all the concepts that are going to be tested on her mid-term. She had a review packet with problems and can take a 3x5 index card of information. So, I highlighted some things that she may want to include on her card and we discussed out to use that information. We covered graphing linear lines, finding equations of linear lines, solving systems of equations, linear inequalities, quadratic equations, solving quadratic equations by factoring and completing the square, imaginary numbers, and matrix addition/subtraction and multiplication. She was going to go through the material again before the test and make her index card."
"The student was working on solving inequalities, then graphing the answer on a line. We worked on steps to solving equations, situations where greater than and less than signs need to be reversed, and review of multiplying/dividing fractions and decimals. We worked on solving equations step by step and being mindful of signs and directions. The student wrote down some tips and recommended additional practice in text. The student was very receptive and easy to work with."
"We discussed the unit 2 exam, going through all of part one, and some of part two. We discussed graphing, the vertex form, finding the key information on the graph, and some factoring. We also reviewed using the first derivative. Her final is on the 18th."