Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Product Feedback Guidelines
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  • Ryan Richins (Agilix team member)
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Welcome to the Buzz Product Feedback discussion. Here, you can share your thoughts about Buzz, make suggestions, and find out what we’re ...
Add Audio and Video to Discussion Boards
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  • Melissa Moreno
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Could you please add the same audio and video messaging capability (but for all users in this case) that you have added to Teacher Feedba...
Fix the Blogs and Journals, please!
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  • Melissa Moreno
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I am a math teacher and would love to use blogs and journals in my classes.  However, currently they are no better than simple text docum...
Chat with Your Teacher
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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We'd like to see an instant message/chat feature within Buzz that can be used between teachers/student! Chat with your teachers - If your...
Ability to send announcements to specific groups within a course (from Elizabeth Laba et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Because we have a modified block schedule, Elizabeth Laba and others often want to post announcements that would only really apply to spe...
Moving from one gradebook to the gradebook in another section
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  • Sue Steiner
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In the older version off Buzz, I could move between gradebooks of various sections with 2 clicks.  Now in the Next Buzz it takes me 4 cli...
Discussion Board Replies for Teachers
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  • Ryan Josephson
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It seems that the ability to reply to a post from the activity pop out window has been lost with the upgrade to Buzz from Brainhoney.    ...
Communicate Feature
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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We'd like to see some improvements to the Communicate feature. Have email be completely internal – no need to use an outside system, but ...
Journal/Blog Improvements
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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We'd like to see some improvements to the Journal/Blog activities within Buzz.   A better way to grade them.  When used throughout the cl...
Speed Up Batch Updating of Retries
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  • Ivan Traylor
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There absolutely may be a fix or better way to address this. I am not sure that having a way to 'not count' auto zeroes as an official 'a...
Missing Assignments
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  • Susan Valentine
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We would like to label missing assignments with a M.  Also, teachers would like to be able to then just pull a list of missing assignment...
Clipboard feature/email
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  • Mpearson
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It would be really nice to be able to send out a mass email, and be able to personalize it with the student's name. (see below) Hi [Name...
practice activity grade in-progress
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  • Bruce Sharp
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The way Buzz currently scores practice activities is counter-intuitive for students, parents, and teachers alike. Can you please have sco...
Gradebook score total display (from Ryan Collier)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Ryan Collier writes: In BrainHoney, when I entered a score, the student’s overall grade updated.  Now in Buzz, when I enter a score, the ...
Workspace example answer
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  • Bruce Sharp
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I am creating fill-in questions that have a workspace. If the students fill in the correct answer it is graded by the server. If they ent...
Blogs and Journals
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  • NorthStar Academy: Kristi Velasquez
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Hi Everyone, Having the ability for students to collaborate and connect with each other is a game changer. We love these features. THANK ...
Ability for Students to Review Activities Easier
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  • Kevin McBride
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I have noticed that fewer students seem to ask questions about answers that have been marked wrong than in the past. I have found that on...
Mobile Student App for Buzz (iPhone and Andriod)
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  • Ole Thomassen
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This is a question from one of our school administrators.   Does Agilix plan to introduce a mobile app (iPhone and Android) for students ...
Adding an option to disable spell check from the assessment template
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  • Susan Valentine
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Elementary teachers often use the assessment template to test students on their spelling.  They would like a disable spell check feature ...
Assignment answer key--Bianchi
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Jen Bianchi has suggested that it would be useful for her course team to have the ability in the settings panel to attach an answer key d...
Course linking requested (from Melissa Beach et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Melissa writes: Hi Jeremy,     Is there a way to hyper link announcements in Buzz to the course items? I used to just click the button in...
Suggestion: Use master for derivative scheduling.
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  • Stephanie Hollingsworth
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A function that I would love to see happen is for the derivatives to tie into the master a bit deeper. Right now you can duplicate agenda...
Show Sibling Source Course ID
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  • Marc Collins
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Although I understand that once created, a derivative sibling has no connection with the sibling course from which it was created and is ...
Feedback template request
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  • Nkelsch
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Is it possible to add additional variable content for the feedback templates? For example, it would be helpful to be able to add a time/d...
Practice Activity Status Wording
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  • Bruce Sharp
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Can you please change the wording for the status of practice type activities? Practice type activities are typically server graded. When ...
Excuse multiple assignments
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  • Russell Brown
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Can we add a way to excuse multiple assignments at one time? Both for single, and multiple students.
Agenda - Wasted Real Estate
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  • Flew Flewelling
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When I view the Agenda in the Agenda Editor, it takes up the whole width of the screen. (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TnxQHTYNORN7Igc...
Rounding - feature request
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  • Bruce Sharp
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I really need an option in Buzz for fill-answers to be rounded to a given place value. For example, I want students to calculate the tan...
Feature request: zero-point assessment questions
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  • Jason Albertson
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Some of our teachers have historically used a non-scored test question to solicit feedback, usually something like, "Do you still have qu...
Student View of Grades
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  • Wendy Cooley
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I have been working with a couple students in their student view/student account of Buzz, and have found that it  is difficult for them t...