Buzz user manual: Teachers

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This collection includes all articles from the Teacher section organized by tool. Because teachers may be interested in topics that relate to other roles, some of these links point to the the Student, Admin, and Parent or Observer sections.

Buzz in practice

Buzz in practice articles suggest ways to use Buzz to enhance student experience, streamline your processes, and incorporate personalized learning models.


Open Activities for access to what your students see when they visit your Course Home and to review/test activities. You can also add and/or edit the landing page content students see on visiting the Course Home.


The Calendar displays due date notifications. Select a date or view for a list of activities.


Use the Clipboard to quickly provide personalized attention to individuals and groups of students. It is always available in the toolbar for ease of use, and you can assign activities, award badges, assign tasks, and message students quickly and easily.


Use Communication to post announcements that appear above the To-do List and compose and send messages to individuals and groups.


Use the Editor to create and edit activities and structure the course.


Home is Buzz's landing page and starting point for navigating the app. It displays current announcements for all courses, the To-do List for all courses, and Course Cards. This tool gives you a good overview of what's happening in all of your current courses.


The People tool provides at-a-glance access to various student data points in one simple table. Use it to track student progress, create and manage groups, send mail, and invite, add, or drop students.



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