Internet requirements for teaching with TakeLessons Classroom

For the best video quality on your desktop, laptop or netbook, use a broadband connection with the following speeds:

Download Upload
Basic TakeLessons Classroom 3.5 Mbps 0.5 Mbps
High-resolution in-class video 4.5 Mbps 1 Mbps
  • DO make sure your internet connection is stable before you join your classroom.

  • DO use an Ethernet cable or powerline adapter to connect your computer to your router, if possible. (Learn more)

  • DON’T use a mobile device as a "hotspot" to connect your computer to the internet, since these connections can be unreliable.  

  • If you’re having trouble seeing your students, or if your students say your video feed is "flickering," it’s most likely due to a spotty internet connection.  

Test your internet connection here:

Takelessons.com/video/test

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Learn more:

How can I improve my internet connection for my online lessons?