Online Textbooks and Instructional Programs

The DeSoto County School District provides parents and students easy access to their online textbooks 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
Clever Portal Login Information

Website:  https://clever.com/in/desoto

 

Student Credentials:

Username:  lunch#
Password:   lunch#

 

Teacher Credentials:

Username:  teacher# (from PowerSchool)
Password:   teacher password

Please note:  Teachers that have changed their password in Clever will use their changed password instead.

Logging in to the DCSD Clever Portal:

Clever Login Portal
MyVRSpot Digital Storytelling Platform

DCSD provides teachers and students with a MyVRSpot Digital Story Creation and Video Editing account.  MyVRSpot is a powerful digital tool and allows users access to over 4 million clips of footage and images and more than 8 thousand audio clips for use in the classroom and/or student projects.  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 called Schoology.

MyVRSpot Website:  

https://live.myvrspot.com/site/login?udi=dcsms


Student Credentials:  Students in grades 3-12 have personal MyVRSpot accounts.  Students can log in using their Office 365 email credentials,  (the same login used for Schoology).  The district is working on Pre-K-2 student access for the 2020-21 school year.

Example:

Username:  first initial + last initial + last 6 digits of lunch/MSIS # + @dcsms.org
(Example:  js234567@dcsms.org)

Password:   Mascot of school (plural) + 6 digit birthday
(Example:  Eagles010107)

 

Teacher Credentials:  Teachers and staff have personal MyVRSpot accounts.  Teachers/staff can log in using their Office 365 email credentials.

Example:

Username:  firstname.lastname + @dcsms.org
(Example:  john.smith@dcsms.org)

Password:   Office 365 Email Password

 

For questions, Email Tina Streeter DCS Digital Media Facilitator.

Student Login Example:
Student Login Example
Teacher/Staff Login Example:
Teacher Login Example
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)

Learn360 Screenshot
How Do I Access Learn360?

Teachers and Students can access the Learn360 portal without logging in while in the district during the school day by utilizing the DCSD Quick Launch Page, clicking on Learn360 on the left side and entering your credentials at
http://www.dcsdms.org.

 

Now, there are 2 options available for students, parents and teachers to log in to Learn360:  Clever and Office 365 email accounts.

1.  Office 365 Access:  Go to http://learn360.infobase.com and log in with your Microsoft Office 365 email credentials OR

2.  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.

 

Direct Link to Learn360 for Students/Parents:

http://learn360.infobase.com