How do I access help for Buzz?
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Buzz provides help, tailored to where you are in the app Contextual help Help is always available at the bottom ...
How do I use the Calendar?
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The Calendar allows you to: Filter the activities listed by: Day, showing all activities due on the selected day. Week, showing...
How do I use the Activities tool?
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On July 25, 2019, we introduced a new Buzz Activity Player. In order to ease transition, we are allowing users to continue using the ...
How do I use the Communication tool? [Teacher]
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Easily communicate with your entire class, groups, and individual students In the Communication tool, you can: Filter the d...
How do I add content from the Digital Library?
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Easily browse, preview, and add content from external content providers. Using the Editor You can add content f...
How do I create and use rubrics?
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Use rubrics to help you provide detailed and meaningful grades and feedback. A rubric is a scoring guide used to indicate ac...
How do I filter the content displayed in Buzz?
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Many of Buzz's screens allow you to filter content by multiple variables, so you can easily access the information you want. ...
How do I create multiple grading periods within one course?
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Create separate grading periods, so you can easily divide grades by date range without building additional courses in Buzz. ...
How do I vary attempt limits by question?
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Use question groups to apply different attempt limits to questions in the same practice questions activity. Create questi...
How do I create formative assessments?
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Use formative assessments to personalize your students learning path. We all know that every student doesn't learn at the sam...
How do I create and/or import objectives?
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Create course-specific objectives or import objectives from the domain. Buzz lets you create your own course-specific object...
How do I review my students' progress on mastering objectives?
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Review classwide and individual progress on objectives to ensure your students are on track. Effectively determining objecti...
How do I use the Performance/Gradebook tool?
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Record and track all student performance in one place. Gradebook screens Navigate to the Gradebook tool with the...
Teacher tool breakdown
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Get to know your toolbox Teacher Main Menu From the Home screen Main Menu, you can: Manage people, activities,...
How do I use Buzz's Curve scores feature?
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Buzz's Curve feature allows you to assign a max possible score that is lower than the activity's original max score. Lowering...
How do I create a course in Buzz?
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Easily create courses with Buzz. If you have the right permissions, you can create a course by copying one that already exist...
How do I create Clipboard Tasks?
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Clipboard Tasks are the quickest way to provide trackable intervention and interaction. Tasks are personalized, non-graded ac...
How do I add students to the Clipboard?
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There are two ways to add students to the Clipboard. Add students inside the Clipboard To add stu...
How do I review Lesson grades?
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Buzz makes it easy to see how indvidual scores impact the Lesson's score. A Lesson's score is composed of all the gradable...
How do I create Quick Lists?
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Quick Lists enable you to easily group personalize intervention for a set of students who have similar needs. Using the Clipb...
How do I send messages with Buzz?
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Buzz provides multiple ways to email individuals, select groups, an entire class, or students across all courses. Email ...
How do I add activities to my course?
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Buzz lets you create various activity types using the same tool. Add an activity Buzz provides activity types t...
Buzz authoring: Unsupported HTML tags
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Buzz authoring does not support the following HTML tags: <link> <style> <script> Using these HTML tags could compromise the securi...
How do I manage relative grading weight values?
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Buzz makes it easy to weight activities individually or by category. What are grading weight values? When you c...
How do I ensure gradable personalized activities impact student grades fairly?
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Creating personalized activities to effectively and fairly promote each student’s individualized learning path requires some gradebo...
How do I review personalized activities?
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Buzz promotes various types of personalized activities to help you develop individual learning paths for your students. Ther...
How do I link to or copy content from another course?
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Sharing approved content between courses and teachers is easy with Buzz. Enable a course to be shared If you hav...
How do I run Mastery Reports?
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Generate Mastery Reports to get a high-level perspective on student performance in relationship to educational standards. To ...
How do I run Student Reports?
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Generate Student Reports to get a high-level perspective on individual student performance. To run Student Reports, select th...
How do I run Gradebook Reports?
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Generate Gradebook Reports to get a high-level perspective on student performance as it relates to activities. Gradebook Repo...