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System changes students' answers
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  • Amy Steiner
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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
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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
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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
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How do I create assignment for just one student?
Skipping ahead in a course
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  • Allison Kangail
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
iPads running 10.3.3 issue accessing login page
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  • Nicholas Rutherford
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Very recently and all of a sudden we are unable to access our login pages. When you go to any of our domains (some Google SSO(SAML), som...
Gray squares on screen in buzz
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  • Scott Finnegan
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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
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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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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
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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
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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...
Change grade display for students
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  • Steven Duffrin
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Is there a way to display the grade for students only as a letter, only as completed, or only minutes spent and hide the percentage? We ...
Missing assignments
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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...
Percent complete of current assignments that have due dates entered in the calendar via the scheduling tab
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I would like to be able to view the Percent complete of current assignments that have due dates entered in the calendar via the scheduli...
View all course grades and progress for 1 student
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  • David Slavin
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Is there a way to see the gradebook for all classes. student is taking? If I select a student under the 'people' tab-, I can see all thei...
Create a Master Class for Shell Classes
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  • Pete Joenks
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So in order for our "at home" students to be consolidated into one course for a teacher, we created a special section for a course in our...
Annotate feedback on PDF
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  • Roger Bevels
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One of my teachers has asked if there is a way for them to write feedback on PDF documents a student submitted without having to print it...
Needs Grading Tool Question
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  • Beth Burson
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I have a student who worked way ahead at the beginning of the year and just threw info into the Submission lessons to complete it. It is ...
How do I set different due dates for different groups?
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  • Kathryn Robinson
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I have both in-class and virtual learners. I have created two groups to divide my students into each category. My question is: How do I s...
Profile/Account Info Change
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  • Michelle Beleski
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Hello, We are trying to change the information in my child's profile. There is no option to edit the profile under settings. This includ...