What are the technical and browser requirements for Spark?

There are some settings that we recommend to maximize our site’s performance and to help avoid potential technical issues with the Spark! program.

GRADES K-2

GRADES 3-5

  • Flash Player 10.2 and up is required
  • Due to the use of Flash, Spark! requires the Puffin browser or free Puffin Academy run on the iPad or any other tablets that do not support Flash. For more information, please see http://ccspark.careercruising.com/tablet.aspx

BROWSER COMPATIBILITY

The following browsers are supported for Grades 3-5:

Windows Browsers       Macintosh Browsers
  • Google Chrome 57.x and higher
  • IE 8.0 and up
  • FireFox 51.x and higher
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari for OS version 1.2 or higher
  • FireFox 51.x and higher

BROWSER SETTINGS

  • JavaScript must be enabled
  • Set to check for new versions of pages automatically
  • First party cookies must be enabled
  • Private Browsing must be turned off on the iPad

SYSTEM SETTINGS

  • Proxy servers must not cache pages from:
    *.careercruising.com
    *.ccspark.com
    *myplanstorage.blob.core.windows.net
  • DNS entries for the following pages must not be cached:
    *.careercruising.com
    *.ccspark.com
    *myplanstorage.blob.core.windows.net 
  • Network firewalls should include the following as trusted sites:
    *.careercruising.com
    *.ccspark.com
    *myplanstorage.blob.core.windows.net 

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