ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

Implementation Strategies

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

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Clay Elementary School, Clay Joint Elementary School District
Kingsburg, CA

Grade(s): K - 8
Scenario: Home Access
Purpose: Enrichment/Gifted and Talented
Time Spent in ALEKS: 4 hours per week, 90 hours per term
ALEKS Course: Mathematics - LV 4 (with QuickTables), Mathematics - LV 5 (with QuickTables)

William Mannlein, Superintendent/Principal
ALEKS has been a big help to students needing enrichment! One student in particular has been using ALEKS for the past two years. He has scored a perfect score on the math section of the California CST (Content Standards Test) for the past two years.


Scenario

How many days per week is class time dedicated to ALEKS?
2 days per week.


Implementation

How do you implement ALEKS?
ALEKS is used as enrichment.

Do you cover ALEKS concepts in a particular order?
I use grade level units.

How did you modify your regular teaching approach as a result of ALEKS?
I am a school administrator. It is great to tell my students' parents about ALEKS.

How often are students required or encouraged to work on ALEKS at home?
Students are encouraged all the time.

How do you cultivate parental involvement and support for ALEKS?
I show them the online video and help them sign up.


Learning Outcomes

Since using ALEKS, please describe the learning outcomes or progress you have seen.
One student in particular has been using ALEKS for the past two years as an enrichment activity. He has scored a perfect score on the math section of the California CST (Content Standards Test) for the past two years. I can't wait to see how he does on his spring CST!! He is eager to learn advanced math.