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 use the Main Menu?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I reorder my Course Cards?
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Click *Course-Card Settings to manage the cards' order on the Home page. *As of the summer of 2017, so...
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...

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 change my User Settings?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I make an activity's visibility dependent on competency mastery?
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To help learners focus on competency mastery, learners should show mastery before being asked to complete activities that require ...
Buzz lets you Bulk Edit certain activity properties with the Editor > Activity List: Open the Editor from the Main Menu and s...
How do I manage notifications?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...

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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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience! Until all users have switched to the ...
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 tea...
How do I review course activities?
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Review all activities in a course using the Activities tool. Open the Activities tool for the course you want. The To-do ...

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 in to...
How do I create custom Main Menu entries?
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Buzz allows you to add custom entries to your Main Menu. From this screen, you can define non-default entries or external URLs tha...
How do I set up SAML authentication for my domain?
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SAML authentication can be used to establish a secure single sign-on (SSO) connection between Buzz and an external identity provid...
How do I set up "course ends soon" alerts for students?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I create Domain Metadata fields?
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Create metadata fields that allow you to record and track additional information about a domain. To do so: Open Domain Settings...

What's New

Release Notes (2017-09-14; v2.0.120)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.120, available on September 14, 2017. ...
Release Notes (2017-09-07; v2.0.119)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.119, available on September 7, 2017. C...
Release Notes (2017-08-31; v2.0.118)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.118, available on August 31, 2017. Con...
All BrainHoney users to move to Buzz by August 2018
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After more than 10 years of use in the online education space, we will be retiring our award-winning LMS, BrainHoney, in August 20...
Release Notes (2017-08-24; v2.0.117)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.117, available on August 24, 2017. Fix...
Release Notes (2017-08-17; v2.0.116)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version 2.0.116, available on August 17, 2017. Fix...

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-b...
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 an...
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 sta...
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 ...