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  • Ryan Richins (Agilix team member)
We hope that one of the greatest strengths of the community will be the opportunity to learn how Buzz is being used to optimize learning ...
Managing Substitute Teachers
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  • Dennis Killmer
Hi there, I am curious how others manage course access in Buzz for substitute teachers? Manually add/remove substitute teachers in each c...
Adding assessment...
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  • Quinn Robinson
I have created many worksheets...in google docs that I want to add to my courses.  All I want students to be able to do is click on the f...
How to create a custom Links/Bookmarks page
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  • Brad Marshall (Agilix team member)
In the new Buzz UI, the previous option of "Links" (or "Bookmarks") no longer exists. We actually have a better optio...
Dimensions of Photos in Buzz Courses
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  • Heather Pannucci
Does anyone know the dimensions for the Cards/Photos for courses?   I am working on updating them and I am struggling to have my photos f...
Batch creating observers and aligning them to students
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  • Brad Marshall (Agilix team member)
I sometimes get asked how to create many observers and align them to their respective students. This tip will show how you can do this in...
Sorting To-Do List by assignment date in Buzz
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  • Sarah Peterson
I have just joined my school and have a lot of back work to grade. I know that the oldest assignments kind of seem to be listed first but...
Alternate Assignments/Modifications
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  • Anna Westaby
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Let me start by saying that I already know how to create and assign activities in clipboard. I am trying to do a little more than that. I...
Student email
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  • Odalis Tavares
When a student is enrolled in the course, do they receive an email confirmation? Or can they be emailed?
Transfer grades on assignments?
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  • Shane Foglesong
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...
Identify Mixed-Mode Content In GetItemList
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  • Ole Thomassen
Hi,   Our SSO integration with Buzz uses https so all page content is served up using port 443 (https). Some of old courses contain links...
Assessment Answer Keys
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  • Ryan Josephson
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When creating assessments with open response questions it can be difficult to grade, especially with math because there is no answer key ...
Teacher To Do changes requested (Flewelling)
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  • Jeremy Walker
Jerome Flewelling has been playing around with the suggestion to use the save draft option until he has all of a particular assignment gr...
Senior Manager of Instructional Services
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  • Kathryn Cerminara
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Does anyone have a process for how students share permission with their teacher when using Google docs?    
Simplified versus Full Course Navigation menus....
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  • Thomas Collette (Agilix team member)
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Simplified and full course navigation.  Shows what they look like and how to turn them on in the settings tab. https://youtu.be/Z__Uw1I-...
How to create a course invitation code for clubs and non SIS integration solutions
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  • Thomas Collette (Agilix team member)
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Course enrollment invitation codes - works well for clubs and schools that don't have SIS integration.  https://youtu.be/4pCTl7MoI_Y 
Proficiency based grading... what to do?
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  • Thomas Collette (Agilix team member)
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This is a quick video to discuss what we do today with grading and where we could go with Proficiency based grading.. https://youtu.be/f...
Performance Page (previously the Grades page)
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  • Thomas Collette (Agilix team member)
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Performance Page (previously called the grading page); this goes through and just explains things the performance page.   http://youtu.b...
Looking at For Me (Choice Activities)
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  • Thomas Collette (Agilix team member)
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This is a quick video showing where the For Me items tool is and how to use it.  https://youtu.be/wEA-M3Xdxvo  Thanks, Thomas.