Changes [Oct 01, 2018]Switches
Getting Started with News ELA Pro
Go to http://Newsela.com Click on Sign in (upper Right)
At the bottom of thre sign in page click JOIN NOW
Use your school email and a password that works for you.
They will ask if you are a teacher
And What School you work for Be sure to choose the Middle School because this will give you access to News ELA Pro
Use the bottom part and be sure to use your faculty email (@albionk12.org)
You will get a verification email
Click the verify address option in the email and it should open a new page on news ela congratulating you on joining.
It should also say that you are connected to NewELA Pro.
You will have to Manually create classes
Use the button on the LEFT
Give the new class a name Like Mr V Period 1
Then Select the Grade Level.
I would next Choose the Class Code Method of inviting the students
Chose the Button on the Right
The new class code will appear on the Right
This is the class code that the kids will give when joining your class.
If they already have joined then they can sign in and join the new class.
They will have to sign up just like you did except they choose student.
I recommend that they use a user name similar to Castle Learning acs.LastNameFirstName No Spaces
Use their Student Number as the password with an a in front and a symbol in the back like a123456$
There are a number of help videos under the help link at the top right side of the home page.