Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Request for Public Question Bank
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  • Kevin McBride
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One of the most time-consuming areas in Buzz is writing and building quality assessment questions.  It would be great if we were able to ...
Integration with OneNote
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  • Melissa Moreno
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A new feature of OneNote is that it is allowing teachers to assign and grade student notebooks and then post the grade to the LMS right f...
Feature Request - Display correct answer
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  • Bruce Sharp
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I have a practice activity that my students are working on. It uses variables to generate a new question with each attempt. I want them t...
Scoring Practice Question assignments
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  • Flew Flewelling
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Suggestion for improvement: When I go in to grade a Practice Questions assignment that a student has only partially completed, the score ...
Force-submit homework and assessments
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  • Bruce Sharp
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Can you please add the feature to homework (maybe assessments already do this?) to have an option to force submit homework activities? Ma...
Grading by Groups Submissions
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  • Sdunbar
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I have used Brainhoney for 2 school years.  This is my 3rd year and this year we have switched BUZZ. In Brainhoney, we had to the ability...
Selecting multiple links to add to the agenda
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  • Gideon Seaman
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We would love the ability to add multiple agenda course links in one setting (for example, holding ctrl or shift to select multiple cours...
Feature Request - Fractions!
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  • Bruce Sharp
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One of my top needs in Buzz is the ability for it to handle fractions. Mostly, some sort of function to reduce fractions to simplest form...
Please return the "add table" tool to the question editor in assessments!
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  • Bruce Sharp
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This was addressed earlier but buried in a post about a different topic. (Where did the assessment - advanced editor go in the newest Buz...
Embedding HTML code in a discussion post/reply
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  • Melissa Moreno
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Could you please add the option (for at least the teacher) to be able to embed HTML code in a discussion board post or reply? I would lik...
New Activity Grader
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  • Kevin McBride
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I am having some workflow issues with the new activity grader. I assume that the window with the student names and scores that used to be...
Want a new breakthrough in grading: a Buzz screenshot tool!
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  • Dan and Wendy Cooley
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I would love to have a cut and paste tool within Buzz that could allow me to take a screenshot of student work within a "notes" box or a ...
Performance Gradebook Quick Edit
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  • Wendy Cooley
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 I like that you can quick edit a grade into each assignment in the grade book, but I would like to be able to also quickly make the assi...
System/Automatic Graded Assignments
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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For assessments that are made up on entirely system graded questions - multiple choice, matching, etc. - they do not show in the teacher'...
Preview page in advanced editor
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  • Jeremy Walker
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It would be helpful if the preview pane when working in the advanced editor for assessments had a refresh button to pull in new changes i...
Equations in Buzz feature request
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  • Bruce Sharp
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It would be very helpful if Buzz could recognize equations instead of just expressions. Right now, I can only think of 2 ways to enter eq...
Activity Grader suggestion
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  • Bruce Sharp
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I often enter grades for several assignments at a sitting. I generally use the activity grader window to enter scores. After entering stu...
Final Grades when using Groups
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  • Ryan Josephson
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When using an external SIS, we have to transfer grades manually from Buzz(Gradpoint actually) to the SIS.  My problem is that I have a Bu...
Notifications
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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This is extremely important to all of us (teachers and students have all asked for it) and we have been asking for it since we started us...
Add "about" button above or below new help button
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Since the "about" information is so helpful, could it also become an icon on the sidebar either above or below the help icon? Honestly, i...
Temporary Zeroes
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  • Heath Hamrick
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Would love an option to mark assignments that haven't been turned in as a zero...BUT NOT have that then drop of their To-Do List. 
Curving Assignments
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  • Flew Flewelling
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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, ...
Ability to duplicate a question in the basic editor
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  • Jeremy Walker
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When you are making many similar questions in the basic editor (such as ones that are using variables), it would be great if the user cou...
Bulk ability to change visibility wanted
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  • Jeremy Walker
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We would really like to see a feature that allowed for entire folders or contents within folders to have checkboxes in the Curriculum Map...
Alerts needed when assigning points over the amount possible (from Mike Depta)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Mike Depta pointed out that Buzz is not doing something that BrainHoney could do. When a teacher puts in scores that results in a student...
Teacher submitted red zero should prevent student from accessing the item unless specifically granted a retry attempt
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  • Jeremy Walker
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In BrainHoney, when a teacher gave a red zero to a student, the teacher could count on the student not being able to attempt the test unt...
Grade by question feature
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  • Jeremy Walker
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We would really love to see Buzz have the grade by question feature that BrainHoney has once you click on the test item.  That was a real...
Toggle between basic and advanced editor
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  • Jeremy Walker
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The current protocol is that once you've switched an assessment to the advanced editor you can't go back to the basic editor. It would be...
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...
Add Failed and Unsubmitted to Student Reports
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  • Kevin McBride
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We would like to be able to create a student report for failed and unsubmitted assignments in the student reports section of "performance...