Buzz: Questions & Answers

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Assignments - "Launch in Google's edit mode" - Individual Copy for Students
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  • Colleen Schmidt
When I create an assignment from Google Docs and "Launch in Google's edit mode" will each of my students get a copy of the assignment? I...
Announcements in the Future
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  • William Barnes
If you create an announcement to post in the future, as soon as you hit post, it disappears. How can you get it back to edit it before it...
Missing assignments
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  • David Slavin
Is there a report to view the missing/incomplete assignments for a student based upon the assignments with due dates set by me in the sc...
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...
Quick Edit Option in Gradebook to use arrows- Can this be added?
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  • Salina Ruffing
Is there a way to make the Quick Edit option allow you to move across or down the grade book page using the arrow buttons on the keypad? ...
Sending messages/read receipt
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  • Abigail Thomas
How can I ensure that a student received and/read a message? In SchoolsPLP the student has to reply or acknowledge the message before she...
Buzz- Printables- Elementary Level
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  • David Manier
Our district Pajaro Valley USD just started using Buzz. Parents are asking if there is a way to print all the printables/graphic organiz...
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?
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...