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"Today was our second session. We began by reviewing the last session as well as assigned homework. The student had successfully begun checking off items on her 6-week calendar as she covered them, started to use tabs to mark current difficulties, and went through the syllabus content and marked what she felt confident/ less confident in content-wise. She did not go to office hours, and we discussed when she might best use them (new material) vs. asking the teacher for supplemental materials via email for old material. We identified the following content areas as major areas for improvement: fraction/ decimal/ percent comparisons/ conversions and linking proportions to linear equations. We also identified the following areas as areas for growth: operations with fractions/ decimals, estimating irrational numbers, translating word problems, interpreting/ recognizing patterns/ writing equations from tables/ graphs, slope/ rate of change, solving simultaneous linear equations, solving proportional questions algebraically, applying proportions, and direct variation. She is feeling confident in current material dealing with translations/ similarities/ etc., along with operations with integers, order of operations, scientific notation, modeling/ solving Pythagorean theorem, graphing in quadrants, finding distance between coordinate pairs, field axioms, equations/ inequalities, number lines, identifying functions, and proportional/ non-linear relationships. We agreed to work together on the earlier material that she felt less confident in, beginning with a lesson on fraction/ decimal/ percent conversions and comparisons. We used a mix of the material she already had from the class along with her subscription to a math website to review the material and boost her confidence. For homework, she will use the website to continue with comparing percents/ fractions/ decimals, and prepare for her quiz on Thursday as well. She will also keep "tabbing" new stuff to review/ work on, and practice using the website for alternative and visual explanations when she needs clarification on the material as presented in class. She was very attentive and engaged throughout the session and seems to be motivated to fill in her gaps over time."