About licences

There are three different types of licenses a teacher may use: free, Premium, or school.

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Types of licenses & features

There are several types of licenses in Classcraft. While some licenses give you access to more features, it’s entirely possible to use the free version of Classcraft for as long as you want! For a breakdown of features depending on your license type, check out our Pricing page!

To help you out, here’s a quick recap of the license types:

Free

As you go through the Knowledge Center, you may notice the following tag:  free.png

This denotes features available for free licenses or how certain aspects of Classcraft work specifically for this type of license.

The following features are not available with a free license:

  • The Timer, Stopwatch, and Grade Converter Class Tools
  • Analytics
  • Equipping and training pets
  • Giving Gold Pieces to students
  • School Store
  • Canvas integration
  • Multi-Class
  • Co-Teachers

The following features are available but limited:

  • Gear only goes up to level 16
  • Quests can only have up to 6 objectives each
  • You can only create one Formative Review

Premium

As you go through the Knowledge Center, you may notice the following tag:  premium.png

This denotes features available for Premium licenses or how certain aspects of Classcraft work specifically for this type of license.

Most features are available for Premium licenses with the exception of features that make more sense in the context of a schoolwide implementation.

The following features are not available with Premium license:

  • Analytics
  • School Store
  • Canvas integration
  • Multi-Class
  • Co-Teachers

School

As you go through the Knowledge Center, you may notice the following tag:  school.png

This denotes features available for school licenses or how certain aspects of Classcraft work specifically for this type of license.

Because your whole school is working together to implement Classcraft, with school licenses, you have access to all the features of Premium, and then some!

The following features are available only with school licenses:

  • Analytics
  • School Store
  • Canvas integration
  • Multi-Class
  • Co-Teachers
  • Student Database
  • Schoolwide behaviors set by your administrators
  • Goals & competency

Purchasing a Premium license

Profile

You can upgrade your account from free to Premium directly through your profile. 

  1. Click on your profile icon in the upper right corner of your dashboard
  2. Click Upgrade your account button
  3. Review the total (including applicable taxes)
  4. Type in your billing information
  5. Click on Subscribe to confirm

We currently accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express credit cards, and debit credit cards.

If you’re paying with a debit credit card and notice that the payment is not going through, contact your bank to ask them to allow the transaction. Some transactions may be blocked by banking institutions because the transaction is processed from Canada.

Teacher licenses are one-year licenses, if purchased through your account, it will be set to automatically renew when it runs out. For example, if you subscribe on September 19, 2021, your license will automatically renew and you will be billed again on September 19, 2022.

You can cancel your subscription at any time on your profile.

Classcraft Store

If you’re using a different credit card or PayPal, you can purchase a single yearly teacher license directly from the Classcraft Store. You’ll receive a receipt and your activation key via email.

Other ways to get Premium

You can also obtain Classcraft Premium at a discount by:

  • Leveraging the power of your community and fundraise Premium with PledgeCents
  • Using the referral program to earn bonus Premium months (you’ll still need to subscribe but may keep adding any number of bonus months by referring teachers.

Using a license code

When you purchase Classcraft on shop.classcraft.com, you'll receive your license in the form of a code. You may also receive a special license code during events or conferences. A license code enables you to unlock Premium features for a set period of time. It’s made up of letters and numbers and has the following form: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx

To claim your license code:

  1. Click on your profile icon
  2. Select My Profile
  3. Click on Enter a license code on the lefthand side panel
  4. Enter your license code in the text field
  5. Click Activate

If you have a currently active Premium license, you won’t be able to enter a new license code. You can choose to transfer your license code to another teacher or wait until your current subscription runs out.

If you have any questions, contact support@classcraft.com.

Canceling your Premium subscription

You can cancel your subscription anytime from your account profile. Click View renewal options on the lefthand side of the screen, next to the renewal date of your subscription. This option won’t be available if you currently have a plan with no renewal option, such as if you used a license code.

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To cancel your plan click on the Unsubscribe” button in the Renewal Options.

Unsubscribing from Premium does not delete your content (such as Boss Battles and Quests). If you subscribe to Premium again at a later date, you’ll be able to resume using your content normally.

Note: You won’t be reimbursed for the remaining time you have paid for but your account will remain Premium until your subscription expires.

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