ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

Implementation Strategies

View a selection of implementation strategies from homeschoolers who are successfully using ALEKS to achieve dramatic learning outcomes.

Susan Clark
Jacksonville, FL
Scenario: Homeschool Core Curriculum
Purpose: Personalized Learning
Time Spent in ALEKS: 1-2 hours per day, 5 days per week
ALEKS Course: Pre-Algebra

Overall Experience:

We have been very pleased with ALEKS; the program really helps my daughter learn.

What challenges did the student face in math prior to using ALEKS?

My daughter has always struggled with math.

What were you looking for in an online math tool?

I was looking for a math tool that could teach my daughter at her own pace, and give her confidence in her ability to do math.

What math progress has the student experienced since using ALEKS?

Since we began using ALEKS, my daughter shows much more confidence in what she is doing.

How does the student feel about his/her progress in ALEKS?

My daughter's confidence levels have improved a great deal since we began working with ALEKS. She feels really good about her progress.

Are there any best practices you would like to share with other ALEKS users?

My daughter prepares for assessments by using the review section. I use scheduled assessments as a grading tool.