Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Daily Agenda Navigation
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  • Bruce Sharp
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
My daily agenda typically has links to several activities: videos, assignments, etc. When I click a link, say for a video, the video open...
No notifications on NEEDS GRADING button
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  • Shawn Abele
I support the teachers of our district. One teacher showed me her gradebook today that clearly had assignments that needed to be graded, ...
Add Audio and Video to Discussion Boards
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  • Melissa Moreno
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
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...
Highlighter
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  • Alice Soto
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
With the newer updates, it looks much more organized. The only problem I have with it is that I cannot highlight the text of my lessons. ...
New Activity Player: Landing page and agenda locations
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  • Kevin McBride
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
In the new activity player, the landing page is placed above the agenda. In the way that we use these tools, this results in putting the ...
New Editor Performance Issues
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  • Marc Collins
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Sorry, this feedback wasn't delivered until now, but we only realized this the day before the new course editor became standard. The new ...
Due Date for Folder
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  • Marc Collins
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Certain curriculums are set up with topics broken up into several activities in buzz. As opposed to needing to assign each activity to th...
Scheduler for Groups
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  • Marc Collins
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I understand how to differentiate due dates with groups - it is summed up in the following statement : "When you create a due date or gra...
Discussion Board Post Visibility
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  • Ryan Josephson
Implemented feature idea or fixed bug
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 ...
Inability to view discussions until first submission
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  • Margaret Colella
Implemented feature idea or fixed bug
Is it possible to have the settings for discussions to include the inability to view peers' posts until the student submits his/her initi...
Editable PDF
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  • Marc Collins
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
The editable images feature recently released (see link below) brings up a big idea. It would be a small variation of this, but potential...
Essay Assessment Editor
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  • LeRoy Nelson
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I think a good audio video option would be good in the essay assessment text editor. I realize pictures and video can be put into the es...
Teacher View: Hide & Unhide Courses
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  • Jason Albertson
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
When teachers hide a course, the "Hide to-do" button is automatically checked too. However, when they unhide a course, the "Hide to-do" b...
High Contrast Theme
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  • Mac M.
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
The high contrast theme isn't very useful because the actual lessons' theme is still yellow, blue, light gray and dark gray. It's not a v...
CK12
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  • Melissa Moreno
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
Could you investigate adding CK12 to the Library resources?   They work with Canvas, Blackboard, Google Classroom, and Schoology, so they...
Capturing Data
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  • Summer Soltis
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I want to be able to make informed decisions on where my students need more support in lessons based on the data from exams. Currently, ...
Observer Feedback visible to their students and teachers
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  • Marc Collins
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
Currently, observers are just that... observing. Perhaps they should have the capacity to engage in a way that the student and teacher ca...
Numerical range for computation questions
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  • Witold Ferens
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
Science topics often require students to calculate. Currently Buzz does not offer a possibility to specify an accepted range for an answe...
Upfront information in Course Syllabus
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  • Witold Ferens
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
In a Syllabus view, the only information presented about an item is whether an item is visible or not. It would be immensely helpful if a...
A need to keep question order
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  • Witold Ferens
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
A matching question allows to keep the responses order, but does not allow to keep the question order. I use the matching question for re...
Ability to Make Clipboard Activities Conditional for Retry
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  • Kevin McBride
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
I would like to suggest the ability to make completing a clipboard activity conditional for a retry on an assignment. I use clipboard act...
Managing resources - organization and access
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  • Witold Ferens
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Using resources is extremely cumbersome. The files cannot be renamed; the dialogue window for inserting a resource is tiny, and does not ...
SMS Notifications To Teachers
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  • Stuart Pask
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I really love how it is possible to receive a SMS notification when a student turns in work. The thing is this is ANY work. I sure woul...
Moving from one gradebook to the gradebook in another section
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  • Sue Steiner
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
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...
retaking tests- only retake what was answered incorrectly
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  • Ccarey
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 It would be wonderful if there were an option in the allowing retakes that students only had to retake what was answered incorrectly ins...
Email feature not allowing gmail
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  • Margaret Colella
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Teachers are using the email feature built in buzz but the students with gmail accounts are not receiving the emails. Our IT staff are sa...
subscripts and superscripts
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  • Margaret Colella
Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
Is it possible to have the "subscripts and superscripts" tools available for students? The equation editor is there but it's more involve...
Observer Previous/Next Button
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  • Ryan Josephson
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
We use the observer role to manage groups of advisory students that we communicate with more frequently than all of our subject matter co...
Help Pages for New vs. Old Activity Player Are Switched
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  • Annette Walaszek
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The Help Page for Student: How Do I Submit a Dropbox Submission are switched. Clicking on Old Activity Player shows the New Activity Play...
404 - Page Not Found
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  • Jaret Hendrickson
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My son is unable to log into Buzz on his Chromebook this morning. He has been using the site for several weeks without issue but this mo...