Adaptive Learning Software
ALEKS Benefits & Features
-Starts everyone at the same point, then adapts to your answers to give each student new content.
-ALEKS avoids multiple choice questions, instead uses Q&A similar to paper/pencil assignments.
-Creates a pie chart that shows student knowledge. Students are then offered a choice of topics to start learning.
-Periodic reassessments to check student learning.
-Program automatically places student at the spot they left off - even if computer crashes or internet fails.
-Math, Science, and Business courses
-Printable Worksheets specifically tailored to student
ALEKS Cons & Desired Changes
-Web Based - Must have reliable internet
-Not ideal for new content - better as review
-Must have teacher available for further explanation of difficult problems/areas.
-Minimal Higher Level Thinking
-More content areas (reading/literature, social studies).
-Add more thorough explanations to allow program to teach new content properly.
-Allow password retrieval access through the program itself, rather than requiring the teacher.