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 SpeechStream's text-to-speech tool?
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The SpeechStream toolbar, from Texthelp, supports accessibility in a variety of ways, and Buzz makes it easy to integrate it. Wit...
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 ...
How do I use the What If screen?
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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 use assessment tools?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI with a cleaner, simpler user experience! The feature described in this is not...

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 tha...
How do I use the Teacher Dashboard?
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The Teacher Dashboard aggregates and displays data about student performance, progress, and teacher responsiveness. Access it from...
What assessment tools can I enable for my students?
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How do I create a Google Doc activities in Buzz?
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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 a Google Document Dropbox Template?
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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...
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 ...
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...

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 System Requirements
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Supported browsers Buzz supports the following browsers: Google Chrome (latest 2 versions) Mozilla Firefox ...
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 set up Teacher Dashboard data?
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The Teacher Dashboard aggregates and displays data about student performance, progress, and teacher responsiveness. It can be acce...
How do I enable the SpeechStream toolbar?
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The SpeechStream toolbar, from Texthelp, supports accessibility in a variety of ways. You set up your account with Texthelp, and B...
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What's New

Updating to the new Buzz UI
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During the summer of 2017, we introduced a new Buzz UI. Since its introduction, we have been accepting user feedback, updating, and polis...
Release Notes (2018-08-16; v3.0.65)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version v2.0.165, available on August 16, 2018. Content...
API Release Notes (2018.08.08.3232)
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Updates in version 2018.08.08.3232. Learn more. Trusted Authentication: The method, Trusted Authentication, has been deprecated a...
Release Notes (2018-08-02; v3.0.64)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version v2.0.164, available on August 2, 2018. Contents...
Release Notes (2018-07-26; v3.0.63)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version v2.0.163, available on July 26, 2018. Contents ...
Release Notes (2018-07-19; v3.0.62)
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A round-up of all improvements and changes to the Buzz platform in version v2.0.162, available on July 19, 2018. Contents ...

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 ...