New Activity Grader
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I am having some workflow issues with the new activity grader. I assume that the window with the student names and scores that used to be...
User Settings: Disabling Hide excused activities
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  • Dana M.
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Question: In the User Settings as shown below, the "Hide excused activities" default is always enabled. Is there a way we can choose to m...
Want a new breakthrough in grading: a Buzz screenshot tool!
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  • Dan and Wendy Cooley
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I would love to have a cut and paste tool within Buzz that could allow me to take a screenshot of student work within a "notes" box or a ...
Performance Gradebook Quick Edit
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 I like that you can quick edit a grade into each assignment in the grade book, but I would like to be able to also quickly make the assi...
I want to be ablet individually turn off "Gated Assignments"
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As a teacher, I want to build my course in Buzz with "gates" that stop a student from moving on until they complete a given assessment.  ...
Transfer grades on assignments?
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If a student enrolls late and has a transfer grade, what is the most efficient way to enter the transfer grade to the covered assignments...
Preview page in advanced editor
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It would be helpful if the preview pane when working in the advanced editor for assessments had a refresh button to pull in new changes i...
Ability to Make Clipboard Activities Conditional for Retry
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I would like to suggest the ability to make completing a clipboard activity conditional for a retry on an assignment. I use clipboard act...
Equations in Buzz feature request
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It would be very helpful if Buzz could recognize equations instead of just expressions. Right now, I can only think of 2 ways to enter eq...
Activity Grader suggestion
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I often enter grades for several assignments at a sitting. I generally use the activity grader window to enter scores. After entering stu...
Discussion Board Post Visibility
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I have had a teacher request for an added discussion board feature. We would like to be able to hide all student posts until the student ...
Final Grades when using Groups
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When using an external SIS, we have to transfer grades manually from Buzz(Gradpoint actually) to the SIS.  My problem is that I have a Bu...
Assignment answer key--Bianchi
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Jen Bianchi has suggested that it would be useful for her course team to have the ability in the settings panel to attach an answer key d...
Building assessments (regrading)
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I build a lot of assessments and it never fails on a new test that a student comes up with a different answer that is actually correct.  ...
Notifications
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This is extremely important to all of us (teachers and students have all asked for it) and we have been asking for it since we started us...
Add "about" button above or below new help button
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Since the "about" information is so helpful, could it also become an icon on the sidebar either above or below the help icon? Honestly, i...
Temporary Zeroes
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Would love an option to mark assignments that haven't been turned in as a zero...BUT NOT have that then drop of their To-Do List. 
Curving Assignments
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I'd love to see the ability to curve an assignment in ways other than simply adjusting the top score.   Some examples: In my AP Course, ...
Ability to duplicate a question in the basic editor
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When you are making many similar questions in the basic editor (such as ones that are using variables), it would be great if the user cou...
Bulk ability to change visibility wanted
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We would really like to see a feature that allowed for entire folders or contents within folders to have checkboxes in the Curriculum Map...
Alerts needed when assigning points over the amount possible (from Mike Depta)
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Mike Depta pointed out that Buzz is not doing something that BrainHoney could do. When a teacher puts in scores that results in a student...
Teacher submitted red zero should prevent student from accessing the item unless specifically granted a retry attempt
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In BrainHoney, when a teacher gave a red zero to a student, the teacher could count on the student not being able to attempt the test unt...
Teacher To Do changes requested (Flewelling)
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Jerome Flewelling has been playing around with the suggestion to use the save draft option until he has all of a particular assignment gr...
Ability to highlight text in the feedback box
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The BrainHoney feedback text editor allows for the highlighting of text which many of our teachers have used over the years in various wa...
Toggle between basic and advanced editor
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The current protocol is that once you've switched an assessment to the advanced editor you can't go back to the basic editor. It would be...
Show Standards in Activities View
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We would like for the standards linked to an assignment or activity to be visible in the Activities View of the course. This can be a lin...
Link to Edit Assignment from Gradebook
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Teachers would like a link to edit an assignment from the gradebook. Currently, in order to change relative weight, due date, or score in...
Add Failed and Unsubmitted to Student Reports
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We would like to be able to create a student report for failed and unsubmitted assignments in the student reports section of "performance...
Ability to email observers (from Brooke Yeager)
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Brooke Yeager asks: Is there a way to communicate with parents via email through Buzz?  I see the communication with students but I was h...
Streamline grading process for essay type answers in assessments (from Joe Correa)
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Joe Correa writes:The Buzz format for grading is a slower process now for grading “essay” type answers in an assignment. The first image ...