Buzz: Product Feedback

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Excuse Quick Edit
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  • Ryan Josephson
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It would be really convenient to add the option to excuse assignments as a quick edit.  Students that transfer to our school mid-semester...
Discussion Board Responses
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  • Michael Miller
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Would it be possible to add alerts to the student news feature notifying them when someone has responded to there post in a Discussion Th...
Issues with using due dates--consider adjusting retry function--Flewelling
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Jerome Flewelling asked me recently how teachers deal with absent work in relation to also using the stop accepting submissions button in...
Gradebook Issues
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  • Laurie-Ann Wyse
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The new gradebook format has several issues that are making it very difficult or impossible to use. While on a PC, I can scroll in the g...
Please add the email feature from the missing assignments tool in BH to Next Buzz!
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  • Jeremy Walker
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When doing a demo session of the Next Buzz this morning, someone brought this issue up again since it was a feature that we had in BrainH...
I would like a Due Date on Retries
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  • Joe Bysiek
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I would like the option for retries to go away when in a new grading period.  That way students grades will not change after the grading ...
Grading Templates - Audio/Video feature and organization
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  • Melissa Moreno
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A while back there was an option to add audio and video comments in grading templates.  Then this feature was removed.  Are there any pla...
REQUEST: Organization Options for Grading Templates
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  • Bill Carroll
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In BrainHoney, the templates used for grading were in alphabetical order.  Transitioning to Buzz, the templates used for grading are now ...
Discussion Board Post Visibility
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  • Ryan Josephson
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I have had a teacher request for an added discussion board feature. We would like to be able to hide all student posts until the student ...
TODO List and the Processed / Remaining Indicator
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  • John Struchynski
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A number of our instructors miss BrainHoney's Processed/Remaining indicator. They also miss the ability to expand the TODO list column (l...
Enhanced Workflow with Google Docs
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  • Kevin McBride
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I would like to request a feature to allow for an easier workflow for assignments that are Google Documents. This type of workflow is ava...
Discussion Board Grading
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  • Katie
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When a student's discussion board assignment is opened up in the grading queue, all the replies are nested, and inconvenient to click thr...
Gradebook
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  • Karen W. Thorne
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I prefer the old format, too. In addition to what has been mentioned, the contrast was greater on the old gradebook, making it easier to...
New Preview of Uploaded/Linked Assignments
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  • Flew Flewelling
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When grading assignments, I LOVE how you added the box under the link that shows the file.  This is AWESOME! I'd like to suggest that the...
Audio Feedback
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  • LeRoy Nelson
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Is Buzz capable of giving student feedback via voice recorder?  I often find it quicker and more personal to give verbal feedback to stud...
Customize Editor Buttons for Grading Feedback
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  • Michael Miller
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Is it possible to add or customize the buttons on the grading feedback boxes? If not could we have a command sheet reference?
Ability to copy an existing rubric for an assignment
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  • Kevin McBride
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Currently, creating a rubric can be a lengthy process. To help streamline, we would like to see the ability to copy an existing rubric th...
Notification for Discussion Board postings & responses
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  • Chad Kafka (FPS)
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(I searched the boards and didn't see, based on title, this idea offered up so sorry of this is a repost) We would like the functionalit...
After Today's Update: Difficult to Use Gradebook
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  • Wendy Cooley
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Hi!  The update from 12/14 has made it much more time consuming for me to work in the teacher Gradebook part of Buzz.  It is quite a big ...
Teacher Course Cards
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  • Dennis Killmer
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Hi there, Our teachers would like to rearrange their course cards in Buzz like students can do. Is this a planned feature? Our K-8 teache...
Linking Passages with Question Banks
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  • Annie Lorek
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We are running into an issue as Literature teachers while using question banks.  We build passages as a question (passage) to link to cer...
Teacher Feedback Templates Sorting/Organization System Missing
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  • Erik Hanson
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We are a long time Agilx BrainHoney user and now on Buzz.  We worked very hard to help our teaching staff create strong teacher feedback ...
Answer choice eliminator
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Amanda Campos writes: Can we put a feature request in for an answer eliminator tool?  The Istep [our state accountability test] had a too...
Collapse Grades from Previous Grading Periods in Grades View
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  • Kevin McBride
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We would like to see the ability to collapse the grades from a previous grading period in a course in the grades view. Preferably, it wou...
Teacher Comments Indicator needed
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  • Jeremy Walker
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When teachers provide feedback, we feel that this is often even more important than the grades.  Unfortunately, it's very hard for the st...
Link to Edit Assignment from Gradebook
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  • Kevin McBride
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Teachers would like a link to edit an assignment from the gradebook. Currently, in order to change relative weight, due date, or score in...
Click on Due Date Footer to add/adjust due date
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  • Flew Flewelling
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A function that would streamline the gradebook would be to add the ability to click on the Due Date Footer in the gradebook and adjust th...
New Grade Editor doesn't display past due assignment dates with red font
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  • Jason Albertson
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The new grade editor doesn't display the dates for past due assignments with red font anymore. Please bring this back--it's a big help to...
Grade book space - too spread out
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  • Marc Collins
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There is too much space wasted vertically with such thick rows.  Perhaps a 'compact display density' similar to what Gmail has. And tryi...
Grey dots no longer showing in grade book.
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  • Melissa Beach
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Previous version of the grade book would show grey dots for an assignment for a group that they were not in. When 2 versions of a test w...