Buzz: Questions & Answers

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How do I take the higher grade on quiz attempts?
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  • Michele Schmidt-Moore
I allowed two attempts on a quiz. Some of my students scored higher on the first attempt than the second attempt. How do I tell Buzz to...
Changing default domain
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  • GA Support
Hello, is there a way to move a user's default domain/subdomain so that they can log in and start on a different subdomain rather than ha...
Changing Colors
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  • Elizabeth Mcleod
Can you change the color of newly updated grades in the grade book? For instance, if a student resubmits an item
Observers Access to Actvities
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  • Christina McKinnis
Currently observers in our domain can view lessons that a student has started or completed, but cannot access lessons the student has not...
Accommodations
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  • Jennifer Langford
How do you get to the place where you can make accommodations for students?
having trouble with the system
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  • ADRIAN SMITH
every time we click the pulse link that was sent to us to get to the buzz lms, it always display "404 page not found" we haven't been abl...
Student choosing to NOT to a choice activity
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  • Ms. Dean
I was wondering if there is a way to deal with a student who refuses to do a required choice activity. This activity has 9 choices but t...
Hiding Graded Assignments
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  • Erin Rappold
Do you know if I hide an assignment I've already taken a grade on, will I lose those grades after hiding it?
Restoring a deleted Module
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  • Erica Haverland
I was trying to add to an activity, but I accidentally deleted the Module Activity in the process. How do I restore that module?
How to toggle fullscreen in Buzz
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  • Michael Pillar
I don't seem to have a fullscreen button in my version of Buzz. On our school's provided Chromebook, when a lesson is selected, it opens ...
System changes students' answers
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  • Amy Steiner
I have had some students say that when they did their quiz, the answers they clicked were changed, so then they had the wrong answer.
Allow retry in Buzz
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  • Kelly Moran
I had students poke around in the course and just submit activities. I am new to this and I hadn't hidden things yet. I watch a video abo...
Changing Thumbnails Globally
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  • Kristin Kotler
Is it possible to change thumbnails globally for certain assignment types? (i.e. test = pencil, discussion = people, etc)
Assignnents
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  • Karen Bullock
How do I create assignment for just one student?
Skipping ahead in a course
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  • Allison Kangail
I would like to specifically place my student in a module in the course, and skip the modules that they are proficient in. How do I do that?
Student Performance Reports
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  • Roger Bevels
I'm wondering why I don't get the option of running a report of students' performance in all courses. I am trying to run a report that sh...
password help
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  • Ethan Sheldrick
as a student how do I get my password. the one I type is wrong and when i hit change password no link is received to change it?
iPad single sign on issue
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  • Brooke Tyree
We use a SIS (Genius) and have some schools who are using iPads. On other devices the SSO works great. For some reason even when followin...
Can you hide/delete certain pages of a module?
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  • Leslie Hoeckle
I see that you can hide certain modules, but what if I don't want students to complete a writing task (in the LA module)? Can I hide that...
Teacher
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  • Tracy D. Ball
When I sign in to the BUZZ app, it shows me as as student. I can not see grades and progress or make assignments. How do I change my acc...
Can I enable retries automatically on failing scores?
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  • Jenny Loomis
I would like the option to enable automatic retries on assignments that students get a failing grade on. Is there a way to do this, or do...
Help
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  • Shaunda Dannatt
I am so confused. I am trying to see an assignment that I posted for my students, but when I look at their courses, nothing. When I loo...
Block Visibility Until a Specified Date
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  • Kevin McBride
Is it possible to block visibility of an assignment until a specified date. I know about the option to block access to the assignment, ho...
Help using variable feature in math assignments
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  • Christopher Antill
I'm a math teacher with a limited knowledge of code. I've been trying to figure out what the commands are (if any) so that I could use va...
Adding Content from Ideal Learning Library
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  • Terah Cleveland
I am trying to add content from the Ideal Learning Library to a course. When I open the destination folder for the master course (the sui...
Gray squares on screen in buzz
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  • Scott Finnegan
Hi, when logged in, from time to time there are small gray squares or rectangles that appear on screen from top to bottom. Somewhat rando...
Enrolling observers to see multiple students
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  • Kim Hett
Isn't there an easy way to have parents see multiple students? I have a parent with 3 students in Buzz and thought I could add them as u...
AccessDeniedAccess denied - Can't figure out why.
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  • Carlos Kyle Gillespie
Have a student who in two of their classes is getting an error code for activities saying "AccessDeniedAccess denied". Gone through and n...
Module Support Guide fro Discussion Based Assessments
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  • Hannah Rings
Where is the "module support guide" for discussion based assessments. It is cited in the answer key for Language Arts – Grade Five v19 bu...
Parent Observers
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  • CARRIE DAY
What is the most efficient way to add observers to a subdomain? We have 28 subdomains and we could add all parents' emails with the csv s...