ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

Implementation Strategies

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

Linda Jacques
Harleysville, PA
Scenario: Homeschool Core Curriculum
Purpose: Enrichment/Gifted and Talented, Personalized Learning
Time Spent in ALEKS: 1.5 hours per day, 5 days per week
ALEKS Course: High School Geometry, Algebra 2

Overall Experience:

My daughter uses ALEKS for High School Geometry and Algebra 2, and is doing very well.

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

My daughter did not face any challenges; she is an advanced student.

What were you looking for in an online math tool?

We needed a self-paced, mobile math course.

What math progress has the student experienced since using ALEKS?

My daughter moves along quickly in ALEKS, and is making progress.

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

My daughter has always been confident, but she does feel good when she "conquers" a topic in ALEKS.