ALEKS Teaching Models
ALEKS can be used for a variety of instructional purposes.
ALEKS offers a complete core curriculum solution for grades 3-12. ALEKS precisely identifies each student’s knowledge and delivers targeted instruction on the topics each student is most ready to learn. As students work through the course using their personalized learning path, they receive immediate feedback, have access to detailed explanations, and are periodically reassessed for retention. Through this continuous cycle of learning and assessment, ALEKS effectively targets knowledge gaps and ensures mastery of course material.
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ALEKS can be implemented as a supplement to any math class for grades 3-12. Students can use ALEKS for additional practice, to reinforce the topics covered in class, to fill in knowledge gaps from previous courses, to advance at their own pace, or for homework outside of the classroom.
ALEKS can be easily introduced as a supplement through optional features including course customization, textbook integration, and printable worksheets. Additionally, you can create and schedule your own quizzes and assessments. These features allow you to seamlessly integrate ALEKS into your existing curriculum and syllabus.
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ALEKS serves as an effective remediation/intervention program for students in grades 3-12. ALEKS will precisely identify a student’s strengths and weaknesses in math and provide targeted coverage of prerequisite skills. Through personalized instruction on Ready to Learn Topics, ALEKS fills in any knowledge gaps, while enabling immediate success in learning new material. ALEKS periodically reassesses students to ensure they retain the prerequisite math skills necessary for success in their current course and beyond.
Additionally, ALEKS QuickTables can be used for 15-minute sessions, three times per week to help students practice and master their basic math facts.
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ALEKS can be used effectively for special education to provide each student with a personalized learning path, with targeted instruction on the exact topics each student is most ready to learn. This innovative approach minimizes frustration, enables learning momentum, and builds confidence.
Additionally, ALEKS offers a dedicated report that provides detailed student data to support the creation and maintenance of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), including each student's Present Levels of Performance and progress toward IEP goals.
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ALEKS courses can be used to provide a challenging curriculum for students working above grade level. Through personalized instruction on Ready to Learn Topics, ALEKS allows students to progress independently through higher-level math content at their own pace. Additionally, students can advance through multiple courses at no additional cost.
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Response to Intervention (RtI)
ALEKS Response to Intervention (RtI) courses provide effective intervention for struggling middle school students in grades 6-8. ALEKS MS RtI Screening Assessment offers universal screening and placement of students into the appropriate RtI tier. Additionally, ALEKS addresses the RtI framework requirements through individualized instruction, progress monitoring assessments, and math fact practice with ALEKS QuickTables. As a result, ALEKS enables students to master the fundamental math skills they need for long-term success. Learn more.
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College and Career Readiness
ALEKS high school and specialized courses effectively prepare high school students for the rigors of college-level math. ALEKS assesses a student’s preparedness by identifying any critical knowledge gaps. ALEKS then delivers personalized instruction on standards-based math content, and automatically reassesses for retention. As a result, ALEKS ensures students learn the essential math skills they need in order to be successful in higher education and beyond.
Learn more about using ALEKS to prepare ELL students for math in college and career.
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ALEKS offers a credit recovery solution in math. ALEKS quickly identifies which topics students are struggling with and provides targeted instruction on the exact topics the student is most ready to learn. As a result, ALEKS quickly fills any knowledge gaps, while periodically reassessing to ensure retention; this leads to mastery of the math skills students need to pass the course and regain lost credits.
Because ALEKS is computer-based, students are provided with an alternative to the traditional classroom format, allowing them another chance to succeed.
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ALEKS provides a math solution for any afterschool program. Students can work in ALEKS to reinforce topics learned in class, fill in any knowledge gaps, progress at their own pace, or review previously learned topics in preparation for a test. Through individualized learning and assessment, ALEKS strengthens students’ math skills and builds confidence.
Additionally, ALEKS QuickTables provides fun practice for basic math facts and can be used for 15-minute sessions, three times per week in an afterschool setting.
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ALEKS can be used throughout the summer months to keep students on track for math success. Whether students are working at school or at home, ALEKS provides a personalized learning path that enables students to fill in any knowledge gaps and refresh their math skills so they are prepared for success in the upcoming school year.
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With unlimited online access, ALEKS can effectively be used in a blended learning environment. Through individualized learning and assessment, ALEKS complements face-to-face instruction by enabling students to practice and reinforce topics learned in class. ALEKS also offers online resources to help teachers further integrate technology with classroom activities, including dynamic reporting, customizable quizzes, and personalized worksheets.
With unlimited online access, ALEKS offers a complete curriculum solution to meet rural education needs. ALEKS interacts with students much like a skilled human tutor, providing targeted instruction on Ready to Learn Topics, detailed explanations, and immediate feedback. ALEKS also offers robust class management tools that enable teachers to monitor student progress and direct learning remotely.
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