Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We began reviewing higher order polynomials and methods of division. He had a handle of synthetic division and only needed assistance with constructing the remainder. With long division, I noticed some issues with subtraction (especially with different signs) only because of the way it could be written. I gave him a little cheat to make things easier and had him practice it to get comfortable. We ended the session introducing Pascal's triangle."
"We classified the angles formed by two parallel lines and transversal: alternate interior, alternate exterior, corresponding, and on secutive. Then, we were completed set of verbal exercises to recognize these pairs of angles. Also, we have learned the postulate and theorems in lesson 3.2 and 3.3 and its converse. That help us to prove that lines are parallels. Moreover, we calculated the measures of unknown angles for a diagram. We solved quadratic equation by factoring and by completing the square. We completed a part of homework 3.3."
"We completed a review sheet, his homework, and a few practice problems from the tutoring platform. He seemed a little distracted today but still willing to work. He is much more confident when learning about concepts individually, but he gets the ideas jumbled when the concepts are combined or he must choose between them to solve a problem. Again, with more practice, he'll continue to feel more secure."
"We completed his unit test on bi-conditionals. He has a good understanding on how to identify by conditionals as well as creating bi-conditionals from separate statements. We also did some proofs using angle properties."
"We continued on with angle relationships with parallel lines. There were some algebraic problems with either words or simply the graphic representation. There were tons of proofs, either two-column given blanks, two-column self-generated, or paragraph proofs. We also did some multiple choice that involved deeper thinking about the concepts."
"We continued with coordinate geometry and focused on slope of lines, parallel, and perpendicular lines. We discussed the difference between the definition for parallel and perpendicular lines we came up with in chapter 2 and in chapter 12. We went over a lot of practice questions making sure he fully understands the concepts. We ended the session with an algebra review on exponents. I was really focusing on catching his small mistakes and making sure he understands where he's going wrong."