EQUIPMENT AND CONNECTION

Hardware Requirements

Iowa Connections Academy families are responsible for providing their own computer.

Please make sure to check our minimum system requirements below.

A limited number of laptops may be available for households that request and are approved for a technology hardship exception. Any computer equipment supplied by the school is on loan during enrollment and must be returned upon withdrawal, graduation, or at the request of the school. Please refer to your school handbook for details. The handbook is available after the initial enrollment registration.

Internet Service

Iowa Connections Academy households are responsible for providing their own Internet service.

A limited number of Internet service subsidies may be available for households that request and are approved for a technology hardship exception. Please refer to the school handbook for the payment schedule details. The handbook is available after initial registration.

Printer

Iowa Connections Academy households are responsible for providing their own printer. Printers are not required as printing is not typically needed to complete coursework.

PREPARING YOUR DEVICE

Connectivity Requirements

Students/Learning Coaches can log into Pearson Online Classroom  from various devices, such as a mobile phone, tablet, or desktop computer. We regularly test a wide range of devices to ensure the accessibility and functionality of the education management system.

Mobile Devices and Third-Party Curriculum

Although we regularly test our education management system, many mobile devices may not be fully compatible with third-party curriculum platforms that are accessed through Pearson Online Classroom. These include: Chromebook, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Kindle, and Android phones & tablets.