Articles & Resources

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Alex Lagares
Vice President of Business Development, SAFARI Montage

SAFARI Montage Live! Makes Continuity of Learning Possible in the Event of an H1N1 Outbreak

 

Now that schools have re-opened, school districts throughout the country are seeing cases of H1N1 influenza. In contrast to last winter’s scare, there is less hysteria and fear this time, but the magnitude of the problem will surely be severe.

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Andrew Schlessinger
CEO & Co-founder, SAFARI Montage

How Can I Save A Million Dollars For My School District?

Whether you’re transitioning from traditional media like VHS/DVD to digital video delivery or needing to cut back on the exorbitant costs associated with Professional Development, SAFARI Montage provides a solution that yields major savings…

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Judie Koss
Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs, SAFARI Montage

Is It Legal to Copy a DVD Onto My School District's Digital Video Delivery System?

This question is asked of us several times every week, because we are the leading publisher of educational video for K-12 schools in the U.S. (Schlessinger Media), the largest distributor of educational DVD to schools (Library Video Company), and we are a fully-integrated video-on-demand digital delivery system…

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Andrew Schlessinger
CEO & Co-founder, SAFARI Montage

Tim Beekman and Me: The Odd Couple Gets Married

I founded Library Video Company 25 years ago this month with a very simple mission in the K-12 North American market: to produce and distribute quality educational video resources to schools in a manner that made it easy for educators to procure and use effectively.

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Emily Cruse
Curriculum Director, SAFARI Montage

Using Video as a Teaching Tool With Special Needs Students

Once considered a supplemental teaching tool, educational video is becoming an increasingly central resource for instruction. Video presents visual and audio information simultaneously, making it easier to reach students who learn best through different modalities and learning styles. A growing body of research supports the pedagogical significance of this important tool for the regular education classroom (Cruse, 2007). Video can also help to reach and motivate students for whom school and learning pose special challenges.

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Emily Cruse
Curriculum Director, SAFARI Montage

Using Educational Video in the Classroom: Theory, Research and Practice

Without question, this generation truly is the media generation, devoting more than a quarter of each day to media. As media devices become increasingly portable, and as they spread even further through young people’s environments—from their schools to their cars—media messages will become an even more ubiquitous presence in an already media-saturated world. Anything that takes up this much space in young people’s lives deserves our full attention.
—Kaiser Family Foundation

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