ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

Implementation Strategies

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

Flavia Everman
Warrenton, MO
Scenario: Homeschool Core Curriculum
Purpose: Enrichment/Gifted and Talented, Personalized Learning
Time Spent in ALEKS: 1.5 hours per day, 5 days per week
Total Time Spent Per Course: 39 hours per course
ALEKS Course: Trigonometry

Overall Experience:

So far, our ALEKS experience has been good.

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

My son has always really liked math; he even tackled College Algebra on his own last year.

What were you looking for in an online math tool?

I needed a math program that could give more thorough explanations, as well as more immediate feedback regarding incorrect answers.

What math progress has the student experienced since using ALEKS?

My son is excited about learning more math.

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

My son enjoys seeing his progress in the ALEKS Pie Chart, and really loves learning that there are higher math courses available.