System Requirements and Integrations

System Requirements

 

Internet Connection

10 mbps for schools. 1.5 mbps for home. To check if your connection is sufficient, use a speed test site such as https://fast.com/ (mobile-friendly).

 

Network Filters/Firewalls

Access to the following hostnames: *.teachtci.com, *s3.amazonaws.com, *texthelp.com

 

Supported Browsers

  • Chrome 53+ (recommended)
  • Safari 9+
  • Firefox 45+
  • Edge 13+
  • IE 11+

Workstation Requirements (minimum)

  • Operating System: Windows XP/7 or Mac OS X v 10.9
  • Processor: Dual-core 1.33GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768
  • Peripherals: Sound card and speakers

Supported Mobile Devices

  • Apple iPad or iPhone with iOS 9.3 or later
  • Android Tablets and Phones with 5 or later (Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat)
  • Google Chromebook
  • Kindle Fire
  • Microsoft Surface Tablets with Windows 8+

Technology Integrations

TCI supports a variety of technology integrations, including the protocols listed below. If you have questions about an integration not listed, contact us at info@teachtci.com.

Any of the technologies below are available for use with district-created portals or Learning Management Systems (LMS). The specific requirements of each system may vary, but the following protocols are supported.

 

Single Sign-On

  • Authentication Tokens – TCI provides a code snippet that can be used with TCI’s generated tokens to authenticate teachers and students.
  • Learning Interoperability Tools (LTI) – TCI currently supports LTI v1.0 for single sign on.

Student Rostering

  • Manual CSV Upload – TCI provides a template to upload your teachers and students through TCI’s Subscription Manager.
  • Automated CSV Upload – TCI provides an SFTP site for delivery of CSV files to be processed by TCI at a predetermined frequency.
  • OneRoster API – TCI will support rostering using OneRoster data standard via API.

Content Delivery

  • Thin Common Cartridge (TCC) – Import TCI’s curriculum into a content library to search for resources and customize courses. Note: Actual content must be accessed through a TCI subscription. – Coming Winter 2018
  • Questions and Test Interoperability (QTI) – Import TCI’s flexible and rigorous question bank into your assessment tool. – Coming Spring 2018