BELA is not an online school, however some technology is required to participate in BELA.
The home must have a computer with a live Internet connection (56 kbps or better/broadband recommended) and the following applications installed:
- Firefox 3.0 (or higher) or Internet Explorer 7 (or higher)
- Adobe Acrobat 7 or higher
- Adobe Flash 9
- QuickTime (only needed for music for the lower grades)
- Productivity Suite, such as Office 2003