Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Internal Instant Messenger or Email System, Student Log
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  • Heath Hamrick
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Just a couple of requests for a future iteration of Buzz from full-time virtual school: 1. Some kind of internal communication that doesn...
TODO List and the Processed / Remaining Indicator
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  • John Struchynski
Implemented feature idea or fixed bug
A number of our instructors miss BrainHoney's Processed/Remaining indicator. They also miss the ability to expand the TODO list column (l...
Print assessments (from Dan White et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
Implemented feature idea or fixed bug
Several teachers have asked how they can print out their assessments for those instances where a student has been placed on restriction o...
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 highlight text in the feedback box
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  • Jeremy Walker
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The BrainHoney feedback text editor allows for the highlighting of text which many of our teachers have used over the years in various wa...
Curving Assignments
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  • Flew Flewelling
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
I'd love to see the ability to curve an assignment in ways other than simply adjusting the top score.   Some examples: In my AP Course, ...
Streamline grading process for essay type answers in assessments (from Joe Correa)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Joe Correa writes:The Buzz format for grading is a slower process now for grading “essay” type answers in an assignment. The first image ...
Show Standards in Activities View
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  • Kevin McBride
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We would like for the standards linked to an assignment or activity to be visible in the Activities View of the course. This can be a lin...
Ability to Mark a Student Absent
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  • Flew Flewelling
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I'd like to see the ability to indicate whether a student was absent for an assignment.     There are a bunch of different ways this coul...
Possible issue with touch screens
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  • Jeremy Walker
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We have a student who consistently seems to have an issue where he answers everything on a matching test and submits, but then when the t...
Observers (i.e. Parents) seeing enrollments past end date
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  • Jeremy Walker
Implemented feature idea or fixed bug
Parents have been complaining that they see all of the past enrollments for their children, including those of graduated children.  They ...
Letter Grade in Grade Book
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  • Jocelyn Kolle
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I would like the letter grade to show up in the online grade book as it did in Brainhoney. Currently I can only see the percentage and no...
Ability to add students from the clipboard to a particular group
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  • Jeremy Walker
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We have teachers who teach special subjects (Music, for example) at multiple buildings.  Our groups are set up by our SDS by school, by g...
Ability for students to "mark up" multiple choice and matching questions
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Students have continued to ask for a feature to help with multiple choice questions, like it greying out or crossing one off when they ha...
Matching Questions: Questions Float
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  • Flew Flewelling
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We often do picture vocabulary quizzes where the students have to match the words to the pictures.  Because of the size of the 'answers,'...
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...
Ability to print grades easily from the student grade screen
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  • Jeremy Walker
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It would be a great enhancement if the Buzz student grade screen had a print button that would allow everything on the grades screen to b...
Empty Recycle Bin
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  • Christopher Altman
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
The ability to restore items that have been accidentally deleted is fantastic. But, from an administrative position, the ability to "empt...
Issue with using the enter key (Kelly Loving et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Several teachers have been reporting an issue where they will be entering a score (with quick edit off, I think) and if they hit the subm...
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...
Issues with files with # in the title
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  • Jeremy Walker
Implemented feature idea or fixed bug
I've recently gotten several reports of files with # in the name no longer being available in Buzz (one was an attachment, two were image...
Enable Teacher to set Style Sheets for their course
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  • Flew Flewelling
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
Brain Honey allowed teachers to set a style sheet for the course.   Buzz does not currently have that function. This is a view in Brain ...
Grading Strike Through
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  • Michael Miller
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Could a strike through feature be added to the grading tool selection in feedback boxes?
Details in Activities View needs more screen real estate
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  • Jeremy Walker
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We think that the details button in the Activities view should bring up the screen the same way that it does when clicking on the score i...
Homework indicator should be something other than the regular paper icon
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  • Jeremy Walker
Implemented feature idea or fixed bug
We have had a complaint about the homework indicator in BrainHoney for a long time (with a feature request submitted about it) and had ho...
Export scores should use alpha order (from Jerome Flewelling)
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  • Jeremy Walker
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Flew suggests: When exporting out of the gradebook, the students should be in alphabetical order. I’m not sure how it is ordering the stu...
Need to see more of the titles of assignments/folders in Buzz
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Please make the pane adjustable so students can see more of the titles of assignments on the side similar to how they could collapse or e...
Gradebook score total display (from Ryan Collier)
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  • Jeremy Walker
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
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 ...
Alphabetizing rules (from Bruce Sharp)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Bruce is questioning how Buzz alphabetizes the list of students.  We would expect the Dal name to come before DaS.
Add Failed and Unsubmitted to Student Reports
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  • Kevin McBride
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
We would like to be able to create a student report for failed and unsubmitted assignments in the student reports section of "performance...