ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

Implementation Strategies

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

Lisa Lagerquist
Colchester, VT
Scenario: Supplement
Purpose: Extra Practice, Personalized Learning
Time Spent in ALEKS:
Total Time Spent Per Course: 10 hours per course
ALEKS Course: Mathematics - LV 4 (with QuickTables)

Overall Experience:

My daughter enjoys the math content included in ALEKS.

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

My biggest obstacle was finding a program that gave my daughter enough of a challenge.

What were you looking for in an online math tool?

I was looking for a tool that would provide additional math opportunities, and challenge for my daughter. I also wanted something that would allow her to work at her own pace.

How was ALEKS implemented with other curriculum?

ALEKS is used as supplement during the school year and throughout the summer.

What math progress has the student experienced since using ALEKS?

My daughter has become more secure in her math skills and math vocabulary.

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

She is very excited to complete all of her pie slices.