Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Product Feedback Guidelines
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  • Ryan Richins (Agilix team member)
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Welcome to the Buzz Product Feedback discussion. Here, you can share your thoughts about Buzz, make suggestions, and find out what we’re ...
Lockdown browsers for tests
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  • Jodi Hook
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Hi all I would like for Buzz to create a lockdown brower for when students are taking tests. Google and Google Translate pages are just a...
Gradebook Issues
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  • Laurie-Ann Wyse
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The new gradebook format has several issues that are making it very difficult or impossible to use. While on a PC, I can scroll in the g...
Flip Grid type discussion boards
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  • Melissa Moreno
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I love the fact that you have added the ability for teachers to give students audio and video feedback when grading assignments.  I also ...
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. 
Add Audio and Video to Discussion Boards
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  • Melissa Moreno
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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...
Continuous Enrollment Due Dates
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  • Dennis Killmer
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We use the continuous enrollment course type and assignment due dates are automatically calculated using enrollment start and end dates. ...
Student viewing weight of the assignments
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  • Christine Dorico
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This option has not be added to our students accounts? Do you have any updates on when it will be?      How can the student see the weigh...
Fix the Blogs and Journals, please!
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  • Melissa Moreno
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I am a math teacher and would love to use blogs and journals in my classes.  However, currently they are no better than simple text docum...
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...
Scrolling Issues
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  • Kelly Calderone
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There is a bug with scrolling in Buzz Groups and Gradebook. When using the mouse wheel to scroll in the gradebook, the screen barely move...
Chat with Your Teacher
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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We'd like to see an instant message/chat feature within Buzz that can be used between teachers/student! Chat with your teachers - If your...
Audio Feedback
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  • LeRoy Nelson
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Is Buzz capable of giving student feedback via voice recorder?  I often find it quicker and more personal to give verbal feedback to stud...
Ability to send announcements to specific groups within a course (from Elizabeth Laba et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Because we have a modified block schedule, Elizabeth Laba and others often want to post announcements that would only really apply to spe...
Discussion Board Grading
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  • Katie Larson
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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...
After Today's Update: Difficult to Use Gradebook
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  • Wendy Cooley
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Hi!  The update from 12/14 has made it much more time consuming for me to work in the teacher Gradebook part of Buzz.  It is quite a big ...
CK12
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  • Melissa Moreno
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Could you investigate adding CK12 to the Library resources?   They work with Canvas, Blackboard, Google Classroom, and Schoology, so they...
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 ...
Discussion Board Replies for Teachers
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  • Ryan Josephson
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It seems that the ability to reply to a post from the activity pop out window has been lost with the upgrade to Buzz from Brainhoney.    ...
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...
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, ...
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?
Link to Edit Assignment from Gradebook
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  • Kevin McBride
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Teachers would like a link to edit an assignment from the gradebook. Currently, in order to change relative weight, due date, or score in...
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. ...
Student notes (from Kelly Loving)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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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...
Student submissions - submitting images.
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  • Katie Simmons
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I have students submitting photos of their written work (math assignments & artwork) as images. Instead of attaching them, they are addi...
Gradebook
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  • Karen W. Thorne
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I prefer the old format, too. In addition to what has been mentioned, the contrast was greater on the old gradebook, making it easier to...
Moving from one gradebook to the gradebook in another section
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  • Sue Steiner
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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...
Teacher Course Cards
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  • Dennis Killmer
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Hi there, Our teachers would like to rearrange their course cards in Buzz like students can do. Is this a planned feature? Our K-8 teache...
Bulk Upload
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  • Gideon Seaman
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I would love the ability for teachers to upload multiple documents into Buzz. Currently, teachers can add only one document at a time. Wh...