Online Learning Tools

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    Clever Access | District Online Tools | Additional Resources

    Students, parents, and families in the District have a number of online learning tools available to help them succeed in and out of the classroom. 

    Clever Access

    Most of the District's online tools can be accessed through Clever

    • Go to Clever: https://clever.com/in/dpscd
    • Click "Log in with Active Directory"
      • Username: studentsID#@thedps.org
        • Example: 12345678@thedps.org
      • Password: first letter of first name in upper case, first letter of last name in lower case, 2 digit of their birth month, 2 digit of their birth year, 01 (male) or 02 (female)
        • Example: Jane Doe's birthday is May 13, 2004; her password is Jd050402

    For more information about logging in to Clever, please see the Clever Login Instructions (EspanolArabic, Bengali).

      

    Schoology

    Schoology is the District's learning management system and will act as the central location for most students' courses. Students can log in to Schoolgy through Clever. Below are some helpful videos on using Schoology.

     

         

         

     

    District Online Tools

    • Khan Academy - Independent practice and guided learning for: K-12 Mathematics and Literacy; 9-12 Science and Social Studies, AP, and SAT
    • MyOn - Large library of online books with built-in reading supports.
    • i-Ready - Independent practice for K-8 Mathematics and Literacy.
    • Newsela - News and events articles at a range of reading levels.
    • Microsoft Teams - Platform for online learning. Communicate with your teacher via chat, video, or phone, turn in assignments, and get feedback.
    • Studies Weekly - Weekly newspapers about science and social studies 
    • DBQ Online - Document Based Questions for high school social studies
    • Imagine Learning - Online learning platform for ELA and Math, includes programming for Spanish speaking students.
    • Additionl Resources for English Learners

    Using District Tools

         

      

     

    Additional Online Resources

    • BrainPOP - Videos and activities on a range of topics including science, social studies, art, math, and literature.
    • Games to Learn English - Games to support K-12 English language learners
    • National Geographic for Kids - Articles and videos on science, history and a range of other topics.
    • iCivics - Games about civics topics like the supreme court, branches of government, and others. (Flash must be enabled. Follow these instructions for ChromeFirefoxSafariEdge)
    • PBS Civics and Government - Videos and interactive activities on civics topics like the supreme court, branches of government, and others.
    • NASA Science - Activities, readings, and videos about earth and space science.
    • Michigan Science Center ECHO - Daily video demonstrations at 2:30 pm from the Michigan Science Center
    • New York Times - Free digital subscription to all high-school students through July 6. Please contact your teacher for access.