Get started with Buzz: Students
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Use this collection of articles to get up and running with Buzz Know your tools How do I sign in to Buzz? Student tool br...
Buzz user manual: Students
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This collection includes all articles from the Student section, organized by tool. Because students may be interested in topics th...
How do I use SpeechStream's text-to-speech tool?
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The SpeechStream toolbar, from Texthelp, supports accessibility in a variety of ways, and Buzz makes it easy to integrate it. Wit...
How do I manage notifications?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I use the What If screen?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience! Until all users have switched to the ...
How do I use assessment tools?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI with a cleaner, simpler user experience! The feature described in this is not...
How do I read and respond to a classmate's blog?
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Writing blog posts is a great way to explore and share ideas with your teacher and classmates. To encourage discussion and collabo...
How do I filter my content by Grading Period?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I use the Main Menu?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I reorder my Course Cards?
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Click *Course-Card Settings to manage the cards' order on the Home page. *As of the summer of 2017, so...
How do I close a Google Drive session in Buzz?
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If your Buzz course is connected with your Google Drive account, you can sign out of Google Drive from Buzz by opening the User Me...
How do I complete a Peer Assessment?
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A Peer Assessment activity asks you to evaluate your classmates' performance using a rubric provided by your teacher. This could b...
How does Multi-Outcome Scoring impact the Performance/Grades tool for students?
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Notes In early June, 2016, Buzz released a new Gradebook feature called multi-outcome scoring. This tool allows teachers to align ...
How do I create audio/video submissions?
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Record or upload audio/video files as an activity submission or to provide additional information about a submission. The ...
How do I complete student choice activities?
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Student choice activities let you review multiple activities and choose the ones you want to do. When you see the phrase C...
How do I use the Communication tool? [Student]
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience! Until all users have switched to the ...
How do I use my Buzz Calendar?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience! Until all users have switched to the ...
How do I download my badges?
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Download your badges for use in external badge managers. To download badges: Open Performance/Grades using the Main Menu...
Student tool breakdown
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Get to know your toolbox Open your Main Menu to navigate to any of the following tools: Home: Home is Buzz's landing pag...
How do I access Peer Help?
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Peer Help allows you to see who has completed an activity and might be able to offer help. When enabled, *Peer Help appear...
How do I create tasks for myself?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience! Until all users have switched to the ...
How do I sync my Buzz calendar to external calendars?
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You can easily sync your Buzz Calendar to certain external calendars, like Google Calendar! To sync your Buzz Calendar to ...
How do I change my profile picture?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience! Until all users have switched to the ...
How do I change my user settings?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience! Until all users have switched to the ...
How do I change my interface colors?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience! Until all users have switched to the ...
How do I use the Activities tool and Course Home pages?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience! Until all users have switched to the ...
How do I complete a Self Assessment?
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Buzz lets you evaluate your personal understanding, interest, and effort in a course and communicate the results easily to your te...
How do I review and complete course activities?
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Review all activities in a course using the Activities tool. Access activities with the Activity tool O...
How do I access personalized activities and tasks?
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Personalized activities and tasks are designed to meet your specific needs and help you succeed. The most direct way to ac...
How do I submit a blog or journal post?
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Your teacher may ask you to record your thoughts and insights regarding the subject matter in a blog or journal. To submit...