2016-17 Textbook Information
Dear Parents and Students, It is hard to believe that summer is almost over! For the upcoming school year, we have partnered with EdTech Software for your textbook requirements. EdTech Software offers a fast and convenient way for teachers and students to access and organize their digital content. Through EdTech, we have negotiated and implemented a per student bundle within their upgraded platform. This bundle has your student’s schedule preloaded and the bulk of their required course materials, already prepackaged for you. This new streamlined system will provide a user friendly digital reader, and 24 hour customer support, all included in one convenient fee. Please refer to the detailed instructions regarding purchasing and activating your student’s bundle as the EdTech online bookstore is now open! IMPORTANT LOG IN INFO:Email: Student email adress (student firstname.lastname@example.org)Password: LAST 6 DIGITS OF STUDENT FOCUS ID NOTE: DO NOT CHANGE THIS PASSWORD. THIS SYSTEM IS BUILT TO LOAD YOUR SCHEDULE BASED ON ONLY THIS PASSWORD. CHANGING THIS PASSWORD WILL CAUSE ISSUES WITH ACCESSING YOUR BOOKS.
Part of EdTech’s mission is to help schools transition from the world of traditional textbooks to the world of digital learning, in doing so they have developed a content management platform called ShelfIt. The bulk of your student’s textbooks will be organized within the Shelfit Reader. EdTech offers parents and students 24-hour customer support. Because of the continual advancement of technology, education is rapidly changing in the world we live in today. For our students to thrive in the future, their success begins with us. We are happy to partner with you and EdTech to offer our students the opportunity to excel in our ever changing world. Best wishes for a wonderful year,The MVCS Online Bookstore Team
Important NEW App Information:After completing the instructions in the PDF above regarding the purchase of your textbooks, please do the following:Go to the App store on your iPad download the NEW reader app. Search: Shelfit Reader by EdTech. It looks like this:
NOTE: Continuing students - DELETE your old app that says Shelf It & make sure you get the new app!
Delete the old app if you still have it. OLD = Shelf It NEW = edtech
Once the app is downloaded, log in with the same credentials you used to purchase the books:Student email address Password: last 6 digits of your Focus Student ID#Once in the app you may download your books access them there as well as online through Reader.shelfit.com Tip: In the app, make sure you download 1 book at a time. To try & download all at once will delay the entire process.