Changing a student's name, username, or password (Teacher)

Teachers can change the names, usernames, and passwords of students in their classes. This affects the student's account and all changes will be reflected when the student logs in and when other teachers view this student in their classes.

NOTE: This only applies to students who have created usernames and passwords on Newsela. If they log in through any other method (Google, Clever, Canvas, Classlink), you cannot make changes to their login information, and you'll need to refer to those applications.

Changing a student's name or username

  1. Hover over your name in the Search and Navigation bar at the top and choose STUDENTS.
  2. Use Student Lookup or scroll down to locate the student.
  3. Click Edit .
  4. Update the student's name or username and click SAVE.

Changing a student's password

  1. Hover over your name in the Search and Navigation bar at the top and choose STUDENTS.
  2. Use Student Lookup or scroll down to locate the student.
  3. Click the Key  under Password.
  4. Type the new password.
    NOTE: A student's password must be at least six characters.
  5. Click SAVE.

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