Ascend is designed to be accessible to students and teachers from school or home, on any Internet-connected computer or tablet. Ascend supports Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome on PCs and Safari or Google Chrome on Macs.


For specific device recommendations, click here.

Required Domains

The following domains and their subdomains need to be made available on any device that will be using Ascend. The domains will need to be added to your network firewall. If you use Microsoft Edge for filtering, the domains will need to be added to Edge’s trusted sites.


Advanced Technology Requirements

For specific setting for DNS servers, see our advanced technology requirements page.

You can also download all of our technology requirements in a PDF.

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