Newsela Certifications

Newsela certification opportunities

Newsela certifications provide a pathway for professional growth. They also deepen your understanding of how Newsela works. Start your journey to practice literacy skills, build background knowledge and include diverse perspectives in your lessons.

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Level up your Newsela and Formative credentials

Build on your foundational Newsela and Formative knowledge to develop new skills and increase your classroom, school, and district engagement.

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Putting Faulkner's Mississippi in Context

This novel study helps students build background knowledge and explore the setting and time period of As I Lay Dying. NCE Sarah Becker’s lesson helps students understand the global and national scope of the novel and provides more context beyond the author's setting.