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What equipment is required to attend Optima Academy Online?

Laptops are required to complete school assignments in Canvas, our Learning Management System, whether on-demand/self-paced or live/teacher-led. Also, to join Microsoft Teams for any teacher instruction. Please see System Requirements – Optima Academy Online and Supported Devices – ENGAGE | Enterprise Metaverse Applications (

Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are required for grades 3 and up to complete teacher-led courses (on demand students can also use VR headsets to enhance the learning experience). 3rd graders will be introduced to VR headset in the Spring semester. Supported Devices – ENGAGE | Enterprise Metaverse Applications (

Please reach out to IT at with any specific questions related to required equipment.