Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"In preparation for the student's test tomorrow, she provided a few more example problems to be solved. We covered those. During this session, I explained to her how to setup the equation of motions for pulley systems and also reviewed relative motions."
"In preparation for the student's upcoming geometry exam, we went over his review packet. The packet covered primarily conditional/ biconditional statements and logic, proofs, bisectors, and distance/ midpoint formulas. He is an excellent student. He enjoys learning about concepts that extend outside of his class requirements and is truly attentive. I predict that he will finish his upcoming test with time to spare, so I encouraged him to double- and triple-check his work. We went over different methods to do so by breaking down each question into simplified steps. We will continue to refine his skill set."
"In preparation for Thursday's test, we worked on a dimensional analysis worksheet. She understands the concepts for the most part, but she allows herself to be intimidated by problems that appear more complicated. Once this happens, she starts to overthink the questions and makes them more difficult than they should be. As we worked through them, she seemed to become more confident and comfortable and started to have an easier time."
"In the beginning of the session, we went over his homework and what he got wrong. We then went through the book going over some of the sections he had already learned and progressed onto some newer material. The newer material we went over was understanding the area of a curve and how we can use that information to determine the plot of the preceding graph ex a->v->s. We derived the equations of motion using the definition of acceleration and the ideas of the areas under the plot, and once we had this, we applied those equations to some examples."
"In the hour first session, we worked on acid base neutralization reactions and ICE tables. We also covered isoelectric points for amino acids. The student did not seem to particularly struggle with any concept, and with more practice, she should be fine."
"In this lesson we covered basic kinematics, and then moved onto problems involving topics such as friction and springs. We also solved problems that involved work done by friction, gravity and springs. The student did well on the problems we worked but feels he struggles with friction. We plan to have him solve a friction problem before our next meeting Wednesday, where we will then go over any problems he has with friction. He is on his way to being prepared for his upcoming exam."