Welcome to DeKalb School’s Virtual Learning Space

The DCSD digital learning ecosystem system is designed to support a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). A VLE is a set of teaching and learning tools designed to enhance students’ learning experiences by including technology in the learning process. The following tools are the 5 pillars of our VLE. These District-approved tools allow the facilitation of teaching and learning within an integrated virtual learning space. Let’s get started!
ChromebookChromebook Launchpad LaunchPad VERGE
VERGE
Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams
Infinite Campus
Infinite Campus

DCSD Virtual Learning Systems Status

Launchpad
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System Active

VERGE
100%

System Active

Infinite Campus
100%

System Active

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News & Updates

chromebook device update techniciansThe Information Technology Division has been busy working for our students! Our IT Technicians have prepared Chromebook devices that are located in our schools for distribution to DCSD students.

Did you know that progress reports & report cards are now available in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal? You can download and view the current progress report/report card from your computer. To get started, follow the steps below.

Note: This feature currently is not available for the Campus mobile app, so you must access it via an internet browser (Chrome or Firefox only) on your device.

Option 1:

  1. Go to https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/.
  2. Locate the Campus Portal icon by scrolling to the bottom of the screen. Click on the icon.
  3. Enter the Username and Password. Click Log In.
  4. Next, select Documents. Then, select Custom Report Card. The report card is created as an Adobe PDF document and opens in another window.

Option 2:

  1. Go to https://campus.dekalb.k12.ga.us/campus/portal/dekalb.jsp.
  2. Select the Campus Parent option.
  3. Enter the Username and Password. Click Log In.
  4. Next, select Documents. Then, select Custom Report Card. The report card is created as an Adobe PDF document and opens in another window.
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Getting Started with the Chromebook

Setting up Chrome Tablet

Powering On the Device and Connecting to the Network

Logging Into the Chromebook

Additional Resources
If you have any issues while performing your device wellness check, please submit a ticket at: www.dekalbschoolsga.org/virtual-learning-support-ticket/

Chromebook Support

Log into LaunchPad (Virtual Learning Environment)

Launchpad and VERGE are both components of our virtual learning environment. Launchpad is the storehouse for accessing all of your student’s digital tools. VERGE is our learning management system where learning begins. Watch the videos below to learn how to access Launchpad and VERGE.
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How to Access VERGE

About VERGE

VERGE is the DCSD-approved Learning Management System (LMS). This tool allows teachers and students to seamlessly collaborate in a safe, virtual learning environment. With VERGE, teachers are able to personalize learning by providing students with voice and choice in their learning.

Teams & Communications Tools

Microsoft Teams is an online collaboration platform that provides a space for students and teachers to share files, chat, and engage in video conferencing features for remote learning.

Infinite Campus Information

Infinite Campus is the DCSD Student Information System (SIS). This tool is used to input daily attendance, grade reporting, and communicating information to parents.

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Infinite Campus Parent Portal Progress Report/Report Card Instructions

Did you know that progress reports & report cards are now available in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal? You can download and view the current progress report/report card from your computer. To get started, follow the steps below.

Note: This feature currently is not available for the Campus mobile app, so you must access it via an internet browser (Chrome or Firefox only) on your device.

Option 1:

  1. Go to https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/.
  2. Locate the Campus Portal icon by scrolling to the bottom of the screen. Click on the icon.
  3. Enter the Username and Password. Click Log In.
  4. Next, select Documents. Then, select Custom Report Card. The report card is created as an Adobe PDF document and opens in another window.

Option 2:

  1. Go to https://campus.dekalb.k12.ga.us/campus/portal/dekalb.jsp.
  2. Select the Campus Parent option.
  3. Enter the Username and Password. Click Log In.
  4. Next, select Documents. Then, select Custom Report Card. The report card is created as an Adobe PDF document and opens in another window.
Download PDF Instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

DCSD supported digital tools are Launchpad, VERGE, Office 365, Microsoft Teams, Infinite Campus.
The student should contact their teacher for password resets.
  1. Log into the Chromebook using student login credentials.
  2. Locate the Gopher icon in the upper right corner of the Toolbar. You may have click the … on your toolbar to see it. The Gopher icon might have a red triangle, frowning face, or x.
  3. Click the blue FIX IT button. You will be taken to About Chrome OS. Then, click the Check for updates box.
The following tutorial demonstrates how to message your teachers using VERGE.

Virtual Learning Technical Support Request

DCSD Students – Use the link below to submit a request to receive virtual learning technical support.

Please note, email will be the primary method of communication for a support request. Be sure to monitor your email inbox and clutter/junk closely for our support response.

Submit Request for Virtual Learning Technical Support (DCSD Students)

Updating Your Chrome Browser

Digital Dreamers

Digital Dreamers is a comprehensive technology program of the DeKalb County School District.

This program will reach every student and teacher in the district, and continue to build on the district’s vision of increasing students’ technological footprint and preparing them to be globally competitive citizens –both now and in the future.

More Digital Dreamers Information