How to I align objectives with assessment questions?
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Assessments are gradable activities that use questions you create and/or link from question banks. Each question can be aligned with ...
How do I use Assessment Templates?
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There's a video tutorial for this topic! Use Assessment Templates to enhance your curriculum and improve your students understanding ...
How do I manage Grading Periods?
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Buzz allows administrators to set up School years and Grading periods within them at the domain to help align grading practices acros...
How do I map existing Grading Periods to domain Grading Periods?
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Note: This article applies only to Range enrollment courses, and not to Continuous enrollment courses. Buzz allows administ...
How do I manage course folders?
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Use Folders to organize your course content into units, chapters, sections, etc. Add a folder To add a Folder:...
How do I use Content Templates?
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Content Templates make it easy to use third-party tools to create engaging activities that can be easily edited in Buzz.   T...
Custom activity editor
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Custom Activities allow you to embed SCORM activities, display external web sites, or create gradable activities using styles and scr...
Blog activity editor
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Blogs are assigned writing exercises that can be seen by the authoring student, the teacher, and all members of the course (unless it...
Assignment activity editor
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Assignments are gradable activities that you create using a rich text editor. Students complete assignment activities in their own ti...
Assessment activity editor
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Assessments are gradable, question-based activities that use questions you create and/or link from question banks. Each question can ...
Journal activity editor
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Journals are assigned writing exercises that only the authoring student, the teacher, and the student's parent or other observer can ...
Peer assessment activity editor
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Peer assessments allow students to evaluate their peers' performance using a rubric you provide. Add this activity to your c...
Wiki activity editor
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Wikis allow you to create collaborative writing exercises which can be edited by the teacher and all students in a course. All member...
Practice questions activity editor
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Practice questions are gradable, question-based activities that use questions you create and/or link question banks. This activity t...
Survey activity editor
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Link to surveys built using external tools, like SurveyMonkey. Add this activity to your course. With the activity editor: ...
Project activity editor
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Projects allow you to quickly and easily create robust and organized project activities. You can automatically include a Discussion, ...
Discussion activity editor
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Discussions allow you to create a learning activity in which students can respond to a prompt and interact with other students as par...
How do I change my User Settings?
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Customize your Buzz experience. To access your user settings, click the User Menu and select Settings. From here, you can e...
How do I make an activity's visibility dependent on competency mastery?
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To help learners focus on competency mastery, learners should show mastery before being asked to complete activities that require com...
How do I make changes to multiple activities at once (Bulk Edit)?
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Buzz lets you Bulk Edit certain activity properties with the Editor > Activity List: Open the Editor from the Main Menu and select ...
How do I manage notifications?
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You can set up Buzz to notify you when certain actions and changes occur, like when a student submits an activity or has an enrollmen...
How do I use the Needs grading tool?
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The Needs grading screen lists all of the activities that need grading from all of your courses. You can access it from the Main Menu...
How do I create Grading Categories?
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Grading Categories allow you to apply different grade settings to groups of activities within the same course. Simply create the Grad...
How do I review notes on student Accommodations?
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Teachers have read-only access to students' Accommodations (created at the domain level) at the domain level: Open the People tool o...
How do I create and grade group assignments?
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Only one student in a group is required to make a submissions for a group assignment. You can review the submission and assign a grad...
How do I link questions and question banks to assessments?
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The Link question option allows you to select and use a single question or a bank of questions from assessments in the other courses ...
How do I use question pools?
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A pool is a collection of questions. Buzz can be set up to randomly draw a certain number of questions from a pool and use them to cr...
How do I use assessment variables?
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Assessment variables allow you to create questions that use different values for each student, presenting them with varied questions ...
How do I use Buzz's rich text editor?
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Buzz's rich text editor is similar to text editors you find in Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and other word processors. It appears in ...
How do I set up passages for assessments and practice questions?
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Passage is listed in the question type dropdown, but it is not an interactive question template. You can use it to create and provide...