Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Ability to email observers (from Brooke Yeager)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Brooke Yeager asks: Is there a way to communicate with parents via email through Buzz?  I see the communication with students but I was h...
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 ...
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...
Teachers would like to have the Missing footer take them straight to an email option similar to BrainHoney
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  • Jeremy Walker
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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 View vs. Student View
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  • Sue Steiner
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I don't know if you have noticed the difference between the student view and teacher view in terms of a completed assignment in Buzz. Wh...
Bulk Edit Improvements
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  • Kevin McBride
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FILTER INCLUDE ACTIVITIES WITHIN FOLDERS When using the "filter by location" function of the bulk edit tool, we are only able to filter ...
Color coding assessment types in the main gradebook
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  • Rebecca Gerl
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For those of us who like to use the "Main Gradebook" verses the "Needs Grading" menu, would it be possible to color code the assignment t...
Expand lesson content to full screen
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  • Lizzie Donovan
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There isn't a way to make the lesson content go full screen unless it's a video, because of the top and bottom bars. As a result, there's...
typing in expressions for limits (math courses need this)
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  • Margaret Colella
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Could they add a feature that would allow both the teacher and student to type in expressions for limits in calculus using good mathemati...