Online Textbooks and Instructional Programs
More content was added to this page on 11/12/2020 at 10:00 am.
The DeSoto County School District provides parents and students easy access to their online textbooks and instructional programs when the students are entered in to PowerSchool (the student information system). For questions regarding the textbooks, the parent or student should always contact his/her teacher via Schoology for more detailed information.
The Clever Portal: Your One-Stop Landing Page
DCSD utilizes the Clever Single sign-on platform to provide students with an easy way to access all their digital content with one login regardless of his/her location.
Clever Portal Login Information
Username: teacher# (from PowerSchool)
Password: teacher password
Please note: Teachers that have changed their password in Clever will use their changed password instead.
MyVRSpot Digital Storytelling Platform
DCSD provides teachers and students with a MyVRSpot Digital Story Creation and Video Editing account. Students can share his/her projects with their teachers directly in a private classroom group and safely showcase or present those videos and MediaSpot projects with their peers, friends or family. There is no additional software to "download" and all work is editing online within the district MyVRSpot platform.
In addition to student accounts, teachers can upload youtube videos for use in the classroom while being assured that the commercials and questionable content will be removed while viewing and use MyVRSpot in conjunction with our learning management system, Schoology.
NEW! JUST CLICK ON THE "SIGN ON WITH MICROSOFT BUTTON"
Student Credentials: Students in all grades have personal MyVRSpot accounts. Students can log in using their Office 365 email credentials, (the same login used for Schoology).
Username: first initial + last initial + last 6 digits of lunch/MSIS # + @dcsms.org
Password: Mascot of school (plural) + 6 digit birthday
Teacher Credentials: Teachers and staff have personal MyVRSpot accounts. Teachers/staff can log in using their Office 365 email credentials.
Username: firstname.lastname + @dcsms.org
Password: Office 365 Email Password
For questions, Email Tina Streeter DCS Digital Media Facilitator.
Student Login Example (Click image below to access)
Learn360 Video Streaming Platform
DCSD is proud to offer our students and teachers the Learn360 experience. Learn360 is the ultimate streaming multimedia resource for the K–12 educational market. Teachers, students, and parents can access more than 164,000 media resources on any Internet-enabled device, anytime, anywhere, and engaging content landing pages make it easy to find the wealth of videos, interactives, printables, audio content, and maps and flags. The entire site and all landing pages can be filtered by grade level (all grades, elementary, or middle/high) for targeted browsing. (Provided via Learn360/Infobase)
How Do I Access Learn360?
Teachers and Students can access the Learn360 portal without logging in while in school during the school day by utilizing the DCSD Quick Launch Page, clicking on Learn360 on the left side and entering your credentials at
NEW! JUST USE THE CLEVER PORTAL TO ACCESS LEARN360!
Clever Access: Go to http://www.clever.com/in/desoto and log in with your lunch number (students) or PowerSchool # (teachers) in both the username and password areas.