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Formative Assessment Grade Showing Up Grey
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I have just started using formative assessments and have noticed that the grade shows up in grey type instead of green or red based on th...
Assessment Option: Cannot reopen once completed
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Is there a way to add a feature into the assessments to block students from opening it again once they have completed it? This would hel...
Remediation Redo Assignments
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  • Elizabeth Mcleod
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I have set up several of my assessments as remediation assessments with specific objectives linked but they are not showing up as a redo ...
Why is my Buzz website not working?
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  • Christina Wang
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I use Chandler Online Academy Buzz at CUSD. Just today, I was working but after Ii reloaded the page the screen goes blank and black. I t...
Why am I unable to login to Student Buzz? It worked earlier today until I accidentally pressed on a new update button
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Same username and passwords, yet I'm unable to login to buzz. It worked earlier today, until something popped up saying new software avai...
Problem Feedback
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  • Christena Vallerga
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As I am new to Buzz, can someone tell me how a student is to know why they got a problem incorrect on an assessment? Is there a function...
multiple choice, any choice is correct?
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  • Amy Rountree
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Hello: I would like to have students be able to check a simple "yes" or "no" box, but have either answer be correct. When I use multiple...
late assignments
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  • Brandon Bremer
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If we miss an assignment and forget to turn it in, do we lose points towards the assignment or can just turn it in and get credits
Grading Feedback Templates - Downloading and Backing Up for Next Year
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  • Jennifer Lane Ramsey
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Is there a way to download my grading feedback templates and back them up so that I can upload them again next year? Our admin team usua...
Keep Re-Do's off the To-do list
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  • Leigh Sisneros
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Buzz just released an update that puts assignments that are allowed a retry onto the student to do list. We are literally 4 days from th...
User Tags in Communication Tool
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  • Kevin McBride
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Does the communication tool support user tags (i.e. $USERFIRST$)?
Domain Assessment Password
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  • Shaun Creighton
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This article discusses domain settings, including the domain assessment password: https://support.agilix.com/hc/en-us/articles/207885903...
SSO and subdomains
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Will enabling Google SSO in a domain also set it up for all of its subdomains? Or, does it need to be done for each subdomain individually?
Assessment feedback - How do I set to "NEVER" for one single field in a question
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How to do I set an assessment feedback field to never show? Currently the options are: * Always * When answer is correct * When answer i...
Remediation
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  • Elizabeth Mcleod
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I'm working towards a mastery/competency-based approach and looking at remediation activities. In the help center it says that if a stud...
Are feedback templates ever deleted?
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  • Jennifer Clister
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If a teacher creates feedback templates, are they carried over from year to year (semester to semester) and available to them regardless ...
Retries in Continuous Courses
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  • Annette Walaszek
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Thanks, as always, for the fantastic improvements to Buzz! I have a question about the update to the To Do list: In this update, the To-d...
Printing
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  • Patricia Murray
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When I click on the test that I created and then try to print the test, I choose the student, and then It only allows me to print the f...
Students access classes in multiple domains?
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  • Kate Kodet
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Can a student access a class that is based on a domain other than their own? We are trying to set up group enrollment in courses where st...
Students Getting Timed Out
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  • Aaron Rodriguez
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Students are being logged out of Buzz mid-assessment. Is it possible there is a network idle time or could this be a network domain setti...
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Is the script tag still supported?
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  • Mike Cowen
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This document shows the script tag is allowed, but every time I use a script tag it is automatically removed when I leave the html editor...
Limit on Observed Students
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  • Michael Denton
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We have a school which uses the Observer Role to assign resource specialists to help Special Education Students. Unfortunately, the Choos...
new version of Buzz?
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  • Mike Morone
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Is there a new version of Buzz's UI coming out in the summer?
Editing Username
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  • Aaron Rodriguez
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To upload a csv to change a username, if the action is "edit" and the first name and last name remain the same, but the username is diffe...
Remove Items from Needs Grading List in Gradebook
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  • Darlene Reed
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We are currently wanting to provide feedback on assessments without returning a score. We are able to do that by deleting the score befo...
Remediation Assignments
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  • Elizabeth Mcleod
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I already have formative assessments set up to exclude students from certain assignments if they do well on a prequiz, but I'm hoping to ...
Student who Has User Activity is Showing Up in User Inactivity Report
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  • Ken Krummenacker
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A teacher contacted me. She has a student enrolled in one course, and the ACTIVITY stream shows the student had been active in the course...
Unable to keep session alive
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Can you share with me what may cause a student to receive the message "Unable to keep session alive"? It forces the student to re-login,...
Editing Users
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  • Aaron Rodriguez
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Is it possible to edit a user's username? Also is there a character limit to usernames?