Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Option to Turn Off Browser Spell Check
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  • Kevin McBride
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We would like to see an option to turn off browser-based spell check for short answer and essay questions. We would like to see this as a...
Buzz navigation requests (from Sara Wietbrock)
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Sara writes: Buzz still seems to be really difficult for the students to navigate.  I think it has to do with everything appearing togeth...
Made possible score on each question clickable and auto fill those points for that question (from Kelly Loving)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Kelly Loving would like the total possible score to fill in the total possible score for a question when you click on it, like it does in...
Streamline the grading of retried homework questions (from Joe Correa)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Joe Correa writes: When grading using the old BH system, if a student chose to retry a question for a better grade, then BH would only ma...
Streamline grading process for essay type answers in assessments (from Joe Correa)
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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 ...
Journal activities--would like view all posts link (from Leslie Bonner)
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Leslie Bonner writes: I really liked how BrainHoney had this "view all posts" link when grading Journal assignments:   Buzz, unfortunatel...
Gradebook score total display (from Ryan Collier)
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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 ...
Adjust assessment question grading feedback (from Bruce Sharp)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Bruce writes: [Look at] the difference in feedback here.  In both examples below 2 [words] are [matched] correct[ly] and 1 is incorrect. ...
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...
Filters added to People
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Currently the filter on the People page only allows you to search for a particular name.  It would be great if the filter would also allo...
Print assessments (from Dan White et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Several teachers have asked how they can print out their assessments for those instances where a student has been placed on restriction o...
Observers (i.e. Parents) seeing enrollments past end date
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Parents have been complaining that they see all of the past enrollments for their children, including those of graduated children.  They ...
Text formatting in announcements box requested (from Bruce Sharp et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Teachers would really like to have more formatting options in their announcements editor. Here's how Bruce used that in the BH announceme...
Make highlight late submissions an option that can be turned off in the settings
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Some teachers would prefer not to have the late submissions highlighted in their gradebook and have asked if that could be an option that...
Calendar feature request (from Jerome Flewelling)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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We would like to see some adjustments to the Calendar feature on the teacher side to make it more useful. 1) We would like to see a list ...
Hover information requested (from Kelly Loving)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Kelly Loving writes: When you hover over an assignment in the 'Gradebook' section of the Performance window, you only see the full name o...
Homework template items won't allow teachers to preview (from Mike Depta et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Mike Depta writes: I am trying to preview an assignment in BUZZ and I am unable to do so.  The assignment is called, “Practicing with the...
Course linking requested (from Melissa Beach et al.)
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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...
To do list indicator requested (from Sara Wietbrock)
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Sara writes: When I have a list of items to grade, it does not tell me how many items are remaining in my To Do list.  I’d love to be abl...
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Currently, when students submit links in a comment box, it can be made live, but there is no option to have it open in a new window.  See...
Teachers would like to have the Missing footer take them straight to an email option similar to BrainHoney
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Melissa writes: Last year I really fell in Love with the BrainHoney feature where I could set up a footer at the bottom of my gradebook t...
Teacher review of questions on assessments (from Melissa Beach)
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Melissa Beach writes: My students took a checkpoint quiz yesterday. Students get multiple attempts always keeping the highest score.  Is ...
Integration with Remind (from Jerome Flewelling)
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Jerome Flewelling writes: It would be really cool if Buzz could integrate Remind into its announcement function. That way when you compos...
How do teachers create their own badges for use in their own courses?
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Teachers are asking how they can design and use their own badges in their own courses. Thanks, Jeremy
Student access to previous submissions (from Sara Wietbrock)
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Students are telling teachers that they can no longer click on a completed assignment and see previous submissions as they could in Brain...
Student notes (from Kelly Loving)
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Kelly Loving writes: Is there any way in Buzz to keep a log of student behavior? For example, I sent a parent email today about a student...
Course access issues
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Students whose enrollment dates aren't until January 2016 are seeing those courses appearing on their home screen.  Is this intentional?
Problem with limiting access
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  • Bart Krieger
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We just took a student account and logged in under the ADMIN tab.  A window came up saying they weren't suppose to be there.  However whe...