I just can't figure out the code part- I signed up - watched the video - joined the GRA group -where do I get the promo code? 1st writeabout email went to spam - but no steps for the code - firstname.lastname@example.org --- also.. I am a librarian (according to AASL), library media specialist, information literacy specialist - on your form - should I just put "other" :( Go BLUE UMich School of Information
I attempted it myself (as a teacher)...did all you did, but I could not find a code within the GRA Group as the video suggested.
I did find the following in Pernille's email...
View the Global Read Aloud page on Write About: writeabout.com/gra
Register for a free Write About account as a teacher
Fill out a short survey to access a GRA promo code for the free upgrade
Follow the directions in the email to complete the upgrade
and tried it...but when I put the given code in, it said it was "expired." So...I contacted email@example.com and explained what happened. Will see what the next step is :)
Hi Michelle! I'm sorry you are having trouble. Did you complete the survey to receive your free upgrade code? After completing this survey (https://www.writeabout.com/gracode) you will receive a free upgrade code to use. If you need any help, please don't hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Michelle - I also just saw your email. Thank you for sending a screen shot...that showed me the problem. The coupon is for a "Classroom PlusYearly" membership. In your screen shot it showed "Classroom Yearly". The main difference between the two accounts is the Plus account allows up to 250 students. Please select "Classroom Plus Monthly" during checkout and the code will work. Thanks!
I too tried to check out using the upgrade and was notifed the coupon expired. I did complete the survey and have my code.
Brenda - I believe the issue is related to the membership type you selected during checkout. Please select "Classroom Plus Yearly" (the $39.95 option). The coupon code is for $39.95 and must be used for this membership type.
Let me know if that works.
If you need anything else, please let us know.
We only have ipads. Does writeabout come in an app?
Hi Sandy, Write About is web-based so it will work from the browser on the iPad.
Thank you for the helpful information. For Global Read Aloud, how would you find the teacher on Write About that your class will be connecting with this year? I know that you can click on teachers' avatars to form connections, but how do you search for another teacher in particular? Thanks!
Hi Anne, you can search for other teachers who have registered on the site from this page: https://www.writeabout.com/members/
I clicked on the GRA group, but can't find the survey. Any information would be helpful! Thanks
And I just became a member of the GRA Fish in a Tree group. I can't find the code. Thanks again for your help.
Hi Jimmy. The GRA code is not posted publicly, it was shared in the Google Group (http://theglobalreadaloud.com/2015/05/26/join-our-google-group-to-stay-in-the-know-for-global-read-aloud-2015/) maintained by Pernille of GRA. You can also email us to: email@example.com