Student

Get started with Buzz: Students
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Use this collection of articles to get up and running with Buzz Know your tools How do I sign in to Buzz? Student tool br...
Buzz user manual: Students
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This collection includes all articles from the Student section, organized by tool. Because students may be interested in topics th...
How do I reorder my Course Cards?
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Click Course-Card Settings to manage the cards' order on the Home page. Click the up and down arrows to reor...
How do I close a Google Drive session in Buzz?
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If your Buzz course is connected with your Google Drive account, you can sign out of Google Drive from Buzz by opening the User Me...
How do I complete a Peer Assessment?
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A Peer Assessment activity asks you to evaluate your classmates' performance using a rubric provided by your teacher. This could b...
How does Multi-Outcome Scoring impact the Performance tool for students?
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Notes In early June, 2016, Buzz released a new Gradebook feature called multi-outcome scoring. This tool allows teachers to alig...

Teacher

Get started with Buzz: Teachers
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Use this collection of articles to get up and running with Buzz Get to know your tools Teacher tool bre...
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 ...
How do I review notes on student Accommodations?
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Teachers have read-only access to students' Accommodations (created at the domain level) at the domain level: Open the People t...
How do I create and grade group assignments?
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Only one student in a group is required to make a submissions for a group assignment. You can review the submission and assign a...
The Link question option allows you to select and use a single question or a bank of questions from assessments in the other cou...
How do I use question pools?
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A pool is a collection of questions. Buzz can be set up to randomly draw a certain number of questions from a pool and use them to...

Observer

Get started with Buzz: Parents and Observers
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Use this collection of articles to get up and running with Buzz Get to know your tools How do I sign in to Buzz? Parent/O...
Buzz user manual: Parents and Observers
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This collection includes all articles from the Parent or Observer section, organized by tool. Because students may be interested i...
Parent/Observer tool breakdown
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Get to know your toolbox Open your Main Menu to navigate to any of the following tools: Home: Home...
How do I use the Activities tool and Course Home pages?
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Visiting Course Home pages often is the easiest way to see how well a student is staying on top of classes Each course has...
How do I access a student’s Self Assessments?
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Buzz allows students to evaluate their understanding, interest, and effort in a course and communicate the results easily to a teach...
How do I review course activities?
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Review all activities in a course using the Activities tool Open the Activities tool. Select the course you want to open ...

Administrator

Get started with Buzz: Admins
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Use this collection of articles to get up and running with Buzz Know your tools How do I sign in to Buzz? Admin tool brea...
Buzz user manual: Admins
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This collection includes all articles from the Administrator section, organized by tool. Because administrators may be interested...
How do I use the Usage tab?
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Open the Usage tab from the Domain tool. This tab only opens for users with appropriate permissions. The Usage tab displays: T...
How do I record Accommodations for existing students?
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Buzz lets you easily record Accommodations that inform Individual Education Programs (IEPs) and compliance with 504, NCAA, ELL, ...
How do I add activity templates to my domain?
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If enabled, Buzz allows you to specify courses from which content authors can copy activities as templates. They can then edit the...
Accessibility and Buzz
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Agilix is dedicated to making Buzz accessible and follows 508 and WGAC 2.0 standards in design and development. These effo...

What's New

Release Notes (2017-05-25; v2.0.104)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.104, available on May 25, 2017. Fixed ...
Release Notes (2017-05-18; v2.0.103)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.103, available on May 18, 2017. Fixed ...
Release Notes (2017-05-11; v2.0.102)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.102, available on May 11, 2017. Conten...
Release Notes (2017-05-04; v2.0.100)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.100, available on May 4, 2017. Content...
Release Notes (2017-04-27; v2.0.99)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.99, available on April 27, 2017. Conte...
Release Notes (2017-04-20; v2.0.98)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.98, available on April 20, 2017. Fixed...

Buzz in Practice

Project-based learning (PBL) with Agilix Buzz
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Buzz facilitates effective and manageable project-based learning (PBL) endeavors of varied scope and complexity Project-ba...
Competency-based learning with Agilix Buzz
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Take advantage of the efficiency and individualized pacing that competency-based learning models allow without losing community and ...
Blended learning with Agilix Buzz
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Buzz is poised to help educators implement blended learning solutions Blended learning doesn't mean just getting "tec...
Personalize learning with Agilix Buzz
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Buzz can help you increasingly personalize your students' learning experience Personalized learning is an educational stan...
Use Buzz to keep notes about students
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Buzz can help you record your students' needs, interests, and circumstances Providing a personalized learning path for every...
Help late-enrolled students get oriented
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Make sure joining your course late doesn't leave your students permanently behind Joining a course late can present various ...