ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

Implementation Strategies

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

Christopher Zimmon
Pasco, WA
Scenario: Supplement
Purpose: Improve Skills, Individualized Tutoring
Time Spent in ALEKS: 4 -6 hours per day, 3 days per week
ALEKS Course: Trigonometry

Overall Experience:

ALEKS has helped to improve my understanding of mathematics.

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

I lacked an organized and effective curriculum.

What were you looking for in an online math tool?

ALEKS, exactly.

What math progress has the student experienced since using ALEKS?

ALEKS has enabled a greater understanding of the basics of mathematics.

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

ALEKS has helped me tremendously and my confidence has grown exponentially.

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

I use other materials in addition to ALEKS to ensure optimal learning.