Which Browser Works Best for Online Schooling?


 When it comes to search for finding information online, students need to be aware that the browser they choose will dictate their internet exploring experience. For an online school student, choosing the right browser can be the difference between a great day of learning and wasting time for a page to load for several minutes.

Below are a few of the most popular browsers rated by:


Developer: Google


  • Works well with Ignitia
  • Fast loading times
  • Robust security measures
  • Integrates with Google Drive


  • Can slow down your device significantly, especially if using an older computer or a device with limited memory
  • Occasionally crashes

Click here to download Chrome.


Developer: Mozilla


  • Works well with Ignitia
  • Has built-in security features and strong anti-malware protection
  • Has a clean interface and built-in search engine


  • Does not support all web standards which can lead to compatibility issues
  • Has high memory usage which can result in slower performance

Click here to download Firefox.


Developer: Microsoft


  • Works well with Ignitia
  • Quick loading times
  • Enhanced security
  • Built-in tools allow for annotating webpages


  • Offers fewer extensions than other browsers
  • Compabality issues can result in some web pages not properly displaying

Click here to download Edge.


Developer: Apple


  • Very quick loading times
  • Robust security features
  • iCloud syncing feature allows for bookmarks and webpages to be easily accessed across devices


  • Is less compatible with Ignitia, so is not recommended for use by Enlightium students who are logged into that platform
  • Safari uses a lot of system resources, which can drain battery life
  • Compabality issues can result in some web pages not properly displaying

Click here to download Safari. 


Enlightium Academy is a private Christian online school that serves homeschooling families by offering a Bible-based, flexible, accredited, teacher-supported, and affordable education from the comfort of your home. For any other questions about Enlightium, please call (509) 319-2288, or visit EnlightiumAcademy.com.


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