Verify your identity.. On July 12, 2019, Bridgeway Academy updated the authentication method for Bridgeway students to make resetting passwords easier for students as well as making them more secure. Students will now be asked to verify their identity using a mobile phone or email address. Only one method of authentication is required - but both may be registered. Click Next to verify your identity.Select Set it up now next to the method of authentication (you can choose both). You will receive a confirmation code in your email or via text. Enter the confirmation code to complete the verification.