ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

Implementation Strategies

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

Julie Stocker
Gnadenhutten, OH
Scenario: Homeschool Core Curriculum
Purpose: Improve Skills, Personalized Learning
Time Spent in ALEKS: 30-60 minutes per day, 5 days per week
Total Time Spent Per Course: 200 hours per course
ALEKS Course: Mathematics - LV 3 (with QuickTables), Mathematics - LV 4 (with QuickTables), Mathematics - LV 5 (with QuickTables), Mathematics - MS/LV 6

Overall Experience:

I have four children who have been successful with ALEKS. They have all moved on to college with very strong math foundations. ALEKS allowed them to go as far and as fast as they needed. The format of the material in ALEKS, as well as the excellent customer service department, were major contributors to my children's success.

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

My children had a range of skill sets that required different approaches. I might have one child who needed more time with the material, while another may be ready to move on.

What were you looking for in an online math tool?

I wanted a math program that could respond as well to my advanced child as it could to the child that was behind in math.

What math progress has the student experienced since using ALEKS?

My son had no problems moving from ALEKS Algebra 2 to his college Trigonometry course.

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

My kids are confident, and feel that they have an advantage over the kids at our local school.