Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Student one practiced editing writing for capitalization, punctuation, and grammar mistakes. He then edited his own paragraph and made a list of things to look out for. We also learned the difference between several homonyms that he interchanges. He reinforced his multiplication facts and his two-digit multiplication skills. Student two used a number line for addition and subtraction within 15. She is improving significantly with her ability to use different techniques for addition and subtraction within 20. She also read part of a book with little assistance. She also reviewed the 2D and 3D shapes we learned over the past few weeks, and she answered word problems about their geometry."
"The student and I continued with our discussion of LR, finishing up the second unit. He will go back and read through the chapters, work through some of the problems we didn't do, and do the review chapter. Next up: Logic Games Review, then Reading Comp."
"The student worked on math homework, decomposing number bonds, breaking down a two-digit number into tens and ones, and adding and subtracting within 100. This task was very difficult for him. He would greatly benefit from mastering math facts for addition and subtraction. We will continue to work on this. We read a level one book (The Snowman), and he read this book fluently. We then went back to the math homework."
"Today, we covered some logical reasoning and reading comprehension. For logical reasoning, I covered each question type and how to understand precisely what the question is asking. For reading comprehension, I covered a few strategies for locating answers in the passage itself."
"We reviewed file IO under c++, loops, and conditions. The student's attitude toward the material that was reviewed was good. I left extra practice."
"Yesterday, I emphasized vocabulary. We looked at the name of the different parts of the body. I emphasized the use of the article for each name in order to reinforce masculine vs. feminine nouns. We also looked at a number of verbs which are normally associated with the body such as doler and oir. We also looked at the use of definitive articles vs. possessive adjectives when referring to the body in Spanish. So that the student continues studying Spanish, I sent links to the student's mother to books in Spanish. The sites have books on all different levels and subjects."