Online Learning Tools

  • For information about instruction during the extended closure visit the Distance Learning page.

    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).

      

    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

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    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.