Adding a co-teacher allows you and another teacher to assign articles and monitor students’ activity. As a co-teacher, you will be able to take the following actions:
view your co-teachers assignments
see your shared students' annotations, write responses, and quiz scores
create assignments to a shared group of students
Both teachers must be associated with the same school on Newsela. Follow these steps to add a co-teacher for different types of classes:
Classes with Class Codes
Adding a co-teacher to a Newsela classroom, created with a class code
Navigate to your Settings by clicking your initials in the upper right-hand corner and selecting Settings
Select Class Directory on the right hand side of the settings page
Select a class you wish to add a co teacher to and select teacher
Click the blue Invite Co-teacher button in the right hand corner
Note: Once you add a co-teacher, you cannot remove the co-teacher.
Adding a co-teacher to a Google Classroom in Newsela
In Google Classroom, add your co-teacher. The co-teacher will need to accept an e-mail invitation from Google Classroom.
On Newsela, have your co-teacher also import the Google Classroom on their Classes tab. Both teachers need to have imported the Google Classroom.
Note: Both teachers must select the same Google grade level when importing to Newsela. If one teacher removes the class on Newsela, it will also be removed from the co-teacher's Newsela account.
Adding a co-teacher to a Clever classroom in Newsela
Co-teachers in a Clever classroom on Newsela must be added in Clever.
For more information on how to sync a co-teacher to a Clever classroom in Newsela, you can refer to Clever's Support Center: https://support.clever.com/hc/s/articles/115000988748?language=en_US
Adding a co-teacher to a Canvas classroom in Newsela
Co-teachers in a Canvas classroom on Newsela must be added in Canvas.
For more information on how to sync a co-teacher to a Canvas classroom in Newsela, you can contact your school's Canvas administrator.
Adding a co-teacher to a Classlink classroom in Newsela:
Co-teachers in a Classlink classroom on Newsela must be added in Classlink.
For more information on how to sync a co-teacher to a Classlink classroom in Newsela, you can contact your school's Classlink administrator.
Adding a co-teacher to a Schoology classroom in Newsela
When you'd like to add a co-teacher to a class you've imported via Schoology, they will need to be added in Schoology to be co-teachers for that classroom in Newsela.
Please contact your Schoology admin or follow the directions here to add co-teachers to courses in Schoology.