Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Lots of shape geometry today! She is learning to be patient with herself, and is gaining the confidence to even discuss math with me, instead of just nodding and smiling, and pretending to get it when she doesn't. Great work!"
"More proofs and algebraic geometry problems, we reviewed her group quiz, and then worked through review, same topics as last session. All the problems on the group test were small algebra errors with a couple of small mistakes in the proofs, but her group got a B. Attitude is good. No new strategies. She was worried a bit about not using the multiplication properties, so I suggested she do some practice problems from that section if she is still worried. No concerns, I think she'll do well on this test!"
"Most of the problems the student and I covered today involved angles, including the relationship between congruent, vertical, and supplementary angles, and finding the values of angles given information about the intersecting lines, such as if they're parallel. We also reviewed some systems of equations problems, which he handled easily. "
"Now that fractions have come up again the student was very receptive to learning how to multiply and divide them. She came to the lesson with specific questions and was able to expand on those questions over the course of the lesson. I showed her a way to check her work and taught her the importance of parenthesis placement."
"On this session, we covered some topics like Basic properties, Angle postulations, Angles theorem, and classification of angles. I helped out with the student's homework and class test. The session was quite interesting and interactive. At the end of the session, the student was graded and given some homework/assignments for the next session."
"Our focus for geometry was conditional statements (If...then), biconditional statements (if and only if), and converse statements (switching the if and the then). We practiced using the distributive property with fractions and solving for x. For algebra, we added polynomials by converting subtraction to adding the opposite and combining like terms."