Buzz: Questions & Answers

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Images in Assessments (beta editor)
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  • Byron Heath
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I'm having some trouble adding images into assessments using the new editor. I can press "New" and choose a file from my computer, or cho...
Importing Course from Zip file
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  • Heath Hamrick
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In previous versions of both BrainHoney AND Buzz, a course could be exported (and, indeed, a Buzz course still has that option) to a zip ...
Import Grades
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  • Matthew Cooley
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What format do you need to import grades in? I don't see any information on the formatting or how it work.s
Breaking Connections to a Master
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  • Lyn Franklin
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We have a vendor that is about to make changes to their courses and our child copies have active students that will be impacted. What is ...
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...
Automatic 0's with a retry
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  • Neal Kent
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We would like to switch our courses to make it so students receive an automatic 0 once an assignment is past due, however we want the stu...
Why is the eText section not showing a mark of completion in the gradebook?
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  • Ramsey Education
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Though there is a column in the gradebook for each eText assignment, a completion mark is not populating once students have completed the...
Different Questions/Different Number of Attempts
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Is there a way in Buzz to assign a different number of attempts to various questions in an assessment or a homework assignment?   Example...
Google Doc Upload
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  • Heather Pannucci
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Good afternoon,  I am writing to inquire about the uploading of Google Docs to the courses in Buzz.  An adviser working with a student ca...
Automatically make a 0 read as 40%
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  • BENJAMIN SHRAGO
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Hi all, I am currently running into a Buzz issue where my district has a policy that all missing work must be listed as 40% rather...
Expected time per lesson
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  • Darrin Brock
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I'm new to buzz and sometime earlier in the week I was exploring buzz and found a page that had the expected amount of time required to c...
Printables in each module
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  • Leanne Lacey
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Is there someplace on Buzz that I can go to get every printable my students will need per module? I just want to prepare any papers that ...
Enabled Grading
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  • Augie
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Did the enable grading under grade book options get removed in the new UI. The old UI had that feature to make an activity be able to be ...
DateTime Special Codes
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  • Michael Denton
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Where are the special codes for DateTimes documented? For example T12:00:00.0Z would match noon in any time zone while adding one tenth o...
Access to Backup of Buzz Content?
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  • Dr. Brian Erskine
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Hi Everyone,      I am an admin user on my organization's Buzz platform. I received a panicked message from a teacher because she acciden...
Mic issue with speaking lab
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  • Dank Memes
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Hi I am a student a Premier High school I am having trouble using a headset and mic with the speaking lab for the course HS Spanish I (Se...
Buzz "Next" Issues with SSO
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  • Heather Boyd
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We've launched our courses in the new version of Buzz (next.agilixbuzz). When we log in to the new version via our SSO, we get a blank sc...
Questions about Teacher Start/End Dates and Course Visibility
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  • Burt Lo
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I am under the impression that a teacher can see a course for a period of time past their end date in the course (@30 days). I believe th...
pacelight measures
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  • Jocelyn Kolle
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Is there a document describing how the pacelight color is determined? We would like to know for data records. Thank you.
Math question about square roots, cubed roots, etc.
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  • Flew Flewelling
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One of our math teachers was asking me today how to have Buzz calculate a 5th root of a number.  I know if you want to get a square root,...
Issues with using arrows in the grade book (from Maryanne Nicks)
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Maryanne asks: When I am in the grade book and I try to use the arrow to scroll down or up, it just keeps running through the same set of...
Automatically assign zeros
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  • Cheree Childers
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Hello, Is the automatically assign zeros to past due activities applicable to continuous enrollment courses? Thank you!
Moving objects (items) between courses
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  • Todd Halfast
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I have "master" courses that are organized by discipline (i.e. Science, Math, ELA, etc) and have built out several derivative courses tha...
View/Hide Inactive Students
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  • Burt Lo
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In the past, teachers have had the option of viewing inactive students in a course. It appears that option has disappeared from the grade...
Allowable symbols in math expressions
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  • Bruce Sharp
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I thought I posted this a few days ago, but now I don't see it. Apologies in advance if it is a dual post. My question pertains to math e...
Khan Academy in Buzz
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  • Burt Lo
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In Buzz, I have been able to find Khan Academy Resources (by linking to Khan Academy activities through the Buzz Digital Library). I have...
Due Dates
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  • Laurie Jensen
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One of the posts stated that teachers have the option to set due dates under the editor tool, selecting the assignment, going to gradeboo...
Adding from Compass/Odyssey
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  • Efrancis
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How do I add an activity from Compass/Odyssey to my curriculum?  Thanks
Course tile or thumbnail images
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  • Melissa Moreno
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Where are the images used for the course tile or thumbnails saved?   I uploaded an image for my course for last semester.  However, I hav...
Login Page Customization
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  • Bart Krieger
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Greetings -  This is a line in my configuration settings   <defaultTheme icon="Hawk.png" loginlogo="Swoosh.png" logo="BH\\_Logo.png" /...