Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Today, I found worksheets on multiplying fractions with whole numbers and the student worked on ten problems from the worksheets. Next, we worked on mixed numbers and improper fractions. Then, I had him work on some grammar worksheets, including was/were and is/are."
"The student and I worked on refining the bibliography for her history fair project. She also completed a couple of the annotations and we discussed what she would write for the annotations for the remaining sources she is using."
"The student was given an activity where he had to write a creative story based on the 15 vocabulary words that he is learning. He read his story and we reviewed the vocabulary words. Then, I introduced him to a new set of 5 vocab words. He needs to study the vocabulary words for Wednesday. After the vocabulary, I had him read a story, "The Dangerous Game". He was told to take active notes while he reads. We didn't finish the story in our session; however, he was told to finish reading it for Wednesday's session."
"The student worked on math homework that consisted of divisibility rules. Once I explained the rules he understood them. After math homework, we worked on science. He had to complete a chapter check up, and we had a race to see who could find each answer first. I then helped him memorize a bible verse. I had him memorize the verse one paragraph at a time. I used the 'I say a line you repeat' method and that helped with the memorization. He is still struggling with division, so I am going to bring some manipulatives next time I tutor him to help physically show how to do some of the tougher division. It was a good session."
"We started the lesson with the student's math homework. He found the variable in simple equations (i.e. 3+n=7; n=4), but had more difficulty with writing his own equations from word problems. We reviewed how to write equations and how to check equations to ensure that they make sense in context of the given word problem. He worked on this material for about 30 minutes, and then we reviewed his grammar homework. With our remaining 15 minutes, he continued to work on his extra math homework and wrote in-context sentences for 12 prepositions."
"The student excels in math, but I've continuously noticed that he needs more help with language and grammar assignments. Today I checked his math homework he had previously done, and did language homework, reading for 30 minutes, and flashcards."