System Requirements

PC Operating Systems:

WINDOWS 7 or higher:
1. Newest version of Adobe Flash Player - version 11 or higher required
2. Will function with: Firefox 4.0 or higher; Internet Explorer 10.0 or higher; Safari 5.0 or higher or Google Chrome 10 or higher.
3. Cookies: Always allow.
4. JavaScript must be enabled.
5. Browser preferences should be set to always load new pages (no page caching)
6. Make sure FIM is a "Trusted Site" in IE (Tools>Internet Options>Security>Trusted Sites>Sites-then add

Macintosh Operating Systems:

1. Newest version of Adobe Flash Player - version 11 or higher required
2. Will function with: Safari 5.0 or higher, Firefox 4.0 or higher or Google Chrome 
3. Cookies: Always allow (never ask)
4. JavaScript must be enabled
5. Preferences should be set to always load new pages


Apple iPad or Android Tablet devices:

Many great interactive websites, such as FIM, are developed with Adobe Flash, which is not playable on most mobile devices. However, the foundational modules of FIM are accessible directly on tablets! When children log in at with their User ID and Password for the current school year, they will automatically see links on the hub interface to all modules that support the tablet environment:

K-2 World (Gyms)
Know and Show (Word problems)
What Do You Know (Pre/post test on word problems)
Skill Sets (Problem solving)
GYMs (Fact Fluency)
Just The Facts (Fact Fluency)
BONUS (Many games available – more being added)

If your school or district uses a Proxy Server (such as Blue Coat) you must put a caching exclusion in place so that your proxy server does not cache content from - Players need to see a NEW page every time. Some proxy servers, web filters or firewalls automatically block certain types of data streams. To pass information between our website and the games we require the following Content Type to be added if it is not already present. Content-Type is: 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded'

• Your security hardware/software or firewall must "ALLOW" the First In Math site, and must also allow unrestricted Flash content.
• Email addresses "" and "" should be allowed by your email filter(s) so that your staff can access FIM Support, and other FIM communications.

• Site is intended to function on hardware manufactured after 2010.
• Site requires Internet access. Minimum T1 service (or equivalent) recommended.
• The First In Math® Online program is eager to provide information, assistance or free Tech Support to schools who have purchased the program, or to users who have purchased individual (non-school) site licenses. This support is offered via email from 8am to 4pm EST, Monday through Friday.