Tech FAQs

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    Is your computer K12 ready?

    K12 has several online components built into its lessons and tools. To use K12's program, you'll need a computer with an Internet connection and free software programs, which you can download from the Internet.

     

    Hardware with Windows Operating System

    The minimum hardware recommendations to use the program are as follows:

    • CPU: Intel Processor 1.0 GHz or faster processor (or equivalent)
    • Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later, Firefox 3.0 or laterRAM: 512MB of RAM
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    Hardware with Macintosh Operating System

    The minimum hardware recommendations to use the program are as follows:

    • CPU: PowerPC G4 1 GHz or faster processor;
    • Intel Core Duo 1.83 GHz or faster processor
    • Browser: Firefox 3.0 or later,
    • Safari 2.0 or laterRAM: 512MB of RAM

     

    Software

    • Adobe Flash Player 10
    • Java Runtime Environment
    • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or later
    • Internet Explorer 7.0 or later
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 or later
    • Apple QuickTime
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    All ISP

    • Pop-up Blockers can affect your ability to access the Online School.
    • Internet Security Products, such as Norton, can inhibit your online experience.
    • Software firewalls installed on your PC often will cause accessibility problems.
    • Firewalls must have port 8080 open to both TCP and UDP traffic to allow access to the OLS.

     

    Additional Technical Considerations

    Touchscreens and Wacom tablets can interfere with accessing links in the Online School. Please see the manufacturer's Support Site to configure these devices to work consistently with Flash Player.

     

    K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

    • Course Overview (as seen above)
    • Course OutlineLesson
    • Time and Scheduling