Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Today's lesson covered logarithmic and exponential differentiation, as well as limits with L'Hopital's rule. At the end of the lesson, the student expressed confidence in the new material, and it seemed that the added practice with logarithmic and exponential functions aided in her progress. I recommended additional practice with the chain rule."
"Today we covered that when the masculine word that follows starts with a vowel or a silent 'H", use "cet" instead of "ce". We also discussed that they agree in number and gender with what a person possesses unlike in English, so not the possessor. We covered that adjectives in French agree in number and gender with the nouns they qualify. Expressions avec "avoir," unlike in English, we use the verb "avoir" or to have instead of the verb to be. I reminded the student to make sure to memorize the gender of words and use two different colors to help him out, one for masculine and one for feminine. He can also doodle to trigger his memory instead of translating every word."
"Today, the student and I did some studying for his physics exam on Thursday. We will continue to work and drill problems until he has a better retention of the subject."
"We worked on multi-step math problems, which the student needed more practice and guidance with. I will need to focus our next hour session on math. Test taking strategies worked on the last few sessions, and she has made great improvement in reading comprehension passages. I will continue to make sure that the proper steps are happening. She should work on the following IXL standards: JJJ. 1 Author's Purpose, MMM. 3 Informational text, and MMM. 4 Literature details. I will need to focus efforts on more algebra based questioning."
"For English, we finished reviewing the rough draft today, and corrected the topic sentence together. The student's homework is to start his final draft by rewriting his topic sentence with all of the corrections, making sure to write neatly. For math, we are continuing to drill multiplication. I tried something new with him today that seems to help--repeating the equation back and forth between us to get it really stuck in his head. I would like him to practice all the times tables from the sheet with two columns this way. There are a few materials I would recommend to pick up to help with math. First, some division flashcards would be great. I would also recommend getting some base ten blocks. Color-coded ones are best."
"We went over the student's homework. We practiced finding factors and long division. She was an energetic and pleasant worker. I can see that she will master these skills with more practice. Keep practicing those multiplication problems!"