I know a retired dentist who volunteers lots of his time to helping students in primary and middle schools. He does many things for the students, but I will focus just on his regularly spending time in math classes, individually tutoring students having difficulty for various reasons. One day we had this conversation.
Bob said, “I have been tutoring a middle school student. A few times a week I re-explain the lesson, demonstrate doing the problems, answer questions, and encourage as I walk him through doing the assigned problems. But he is making no progress and I do not know what to do to help him. What do you think?”
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