How to Create a Teacher Account

All teachers can create Newsela accounts. If you have a Newsela subscription, the correct access will be added based on the school you choose when you join. To start, select the option that your school uses.

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Logging in

  • Go to newsela.com

  • Click Sign In.

  • Enter your Newsela Username or Email and Password

When you log in for the first time…

  • Go to newsela.com

  • Click Join Now.

  • Newsela will ask you a few questions about your role and your school:

If you are a teacher or administrator please select I’m an Educator for full access to your subscription. (Selecting “I’m a student”’ will restrict access to features and content. If you are an educator who signed up as a student in error, please contact us.)

  • Enter a Newsela Username or Email and Password. 

  • Make sure to use your school email address. This helps us connect you to the correct school.

  • If you’ve created a Newsela account in the past with an old email address, Newsela will give you the opportunity to merge accounts.

Once you respond to the questions, you’ll receive a verification email from Newsela. If you don’t receive a verification email, contact us

 

Logging In

  1. Go to newsela.com

  2. Click Google.

  3. Click Sign In.  

  4. Enter your School/District Google credentials.

When You Log In For the First Time...

Newsela will ask you a few questions about your role and your school:

  • If you are a teacher or administrator please select I’m an Educator for full access to your subscription. (Selecting “I’m a student”’ will restrict access to features and content . If you are an educator who signed up as a student in error, please contact us.)

  • Click Google

  • Enter your School/District Google credentials.

  • Make sure to use your school email address. This helps us connect you to the correct school.

  • If you’ve created a Newsela account in the past with an old email address, Newsela will give you the opportunity to merge accounts. 

Once you respond to the questions, you’ll receive a verification email from Newsela. If you don’t receive a verification email, contact us



Logging in

  • Go to newsela.com

  • Click Sign In.

  • Click Clever.

  • You’ll see your School/District Clever login page. Log in using your School/District Clever credentials.

When you log in for the first time…

  • Go to newsela.com

  • Click Join Now.

  • Newsela will ask you a few questions about your role and your school:

If you are a teacher or administrator please select I’m an Educator for full access to your subscription. (Selecting “I’m a student”’ will restrict access to features and content. If you are an educator who signed up as a student in error, please contact us.)

  • Click Clever

  • You’ll see your School/District Clever login page. Log in using your School/District Clever credentials.

  • Make sure to use your school email address. This helps us connect you to the correct school.

  • If you’ve created a Newsela account in the past with an old email address, Newsela will give you the opportunity to merge accounts. 

Once you respond to the questions, you’ll receive a verification email from Newsela. If you don’t receive a verification email, contact us.  

Signing in 

  1. Log into Canvas.

  2. Open a published class in Canvas.

  3. Click the Newsela link in the course navigation menu on the left side of the screen to open Newsela.

  4. Remember to always sign into Newsela through Canvas.

Note: If you don't see Newsela in your Canvas account, you can find information for resolving the issue on this page. If the issue still cannot be resolved, your district Canvas administrator may need to complete the setup by following these steps.     



Logging in

  • Go to newsela.com

  • Click Sign In.

  • Click Microsoft.

  • Enter your School/District Microsoft credentials.

When you log in for the first time…

  • Go to newsela.com

  • Click Join Now.

  • Newsela will ask you a few questions about your role and your school:

If you are a teacher or administrator please select I’m an Educator for full access to your subscription. (Selecting “I’m a student”’ will restrict access to features and content. If you are an educator who signed up as a student in error, please contact us.)

  • Click Microsoft

  • Enter your School/District Microsoft credentials.

  • Make sure to use your school email address. This helps us connect you to the correct school.

  • If you’ve created a Newsela account in the past with an old email address, Newsela will give you the opportunity to merge accounts. 

Once you respond to the questions, you’ll receive a verification email from Newsela. If you don’t receive a verification email, contact us

Logging In

  • Sign into your School/District Classlink account

  • Click on the Newsela icon

 Importing Classes and Rosters from Classlink

  • In Newsela, go to your Classes page by clicking your name in the upper right-hand corner and selecting the Classes tab from the settings menu.  

  • Click Sync with Classlink.

  • Select the classes you want to import, choose a grade level and subject for each, then click Import Selected Classes.

  • You may need to wait for the sync to complete.

  • To confirm that your students are in your class, go to your Students page. Under each class name, you’ll see a list of students in the class. The student roster in Newsela should correspond to the student roster in Classlink

Imported students will see your class on their settings page.  

Signing in 

  1. Sign into Schoology.

  2. Open a currently active class in Schoology.

  3. Click the Newsela link in the course navigation menu on the left side of the screen to open Newsela.

When you log in for the first time

  1. Newsela will ask you a few questions about your role and your school:

    1. If you are a teacher or administrator please select I’m an Educator for full access to your subscription. (Selecting “I’m a student”’ will restrict access to features and content . If you are an educator who signed up as a student in error, please contact us.)

  2. If you’ve created a Newsela account in the past with an old email address, Newsela will give you the opportunity to merge accounts.