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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Ocean Grove Charter School, San Lorenzo Unified School District
Placerville, CA

Grade(s): K - 12
Scenario: Home Access
Purpose: Core Curriculum
ALEKS Portion of Curriculum: 100%
Time Spent in ALEKS: 5 hours per week
ALEKS Course: Algebra 2

Lenore Foster, Educational Specialist
I took a very nice overview training session. It was very informative.


Scenario

What challenges did the class or school face in math prior to using ALEKS?
I oversee parents who homeschool their children, and ALEKS is extremely comprehensive and easy to use, especially the grading aspect of it.

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

What is the average length of a class period when ALEKS is used?
60 minutes.


Implementation

How do you implement ALEKS?
The parents purchased ALEKS for their children.

How often are students required or encouraged to work on ALEKS at home?
Students work on ALEKS every day at home.

How do you cultivate parental involvement and support for ALEKS?
Parents are involved, as their students are homeschooled.


Grading

How do you incorporate ALEKS into your grading system?
100 percent is based on tests taken by student.

Do you require students to make regular amounts of progress in ALEKS?
Yes, regular progress is required to complete a five credit course.


Learning Outcomes

Since using ALEKS, please describe the learning outcomes or progress you have seen.
My student is positive about her experience with ALEKS.