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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Digital Learning Day

February 23, 2017 marks the sixth annual Digital Learning Day #DLDay! With SAFARI Montage, you are well equipped to celebrate this special day. Here are our top ten ways to celebrate Digital Learning Day 2017 with SAFARI Montage:

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Add to Any Playlist

 It’s happened to all of us. You’re watching a video on SAFARI Montage while working on a playlist when you realize there is a segment in the video that works perfectly for another playlist you’ve created. And there’s no easy way to add that segment to another playlist. Until now! We’ve enhanced playlists so that now it’s easy to add content to any of your playlists.

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

SAFARI Montage LOR on the go!

Did you know that you can search or add to the LOR from a mobile device, anytime, anywhere?

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Customizing Digital Curriculum in SAFARI Montage v6.4

 Additional customization options have been added for digital curriculum in SAFARI Montage v6.4.

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Playlist Permissions

So you have created a playlist. You’re ready to share that playlist but you know that you need to limit who can access it on the system. So what do you do? Share it, we can manage that!

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Educationally Purposeful Playlists

With the advent of radio, the term playlist began to work its way into our vernacular. While the first playlists were created for us by radio stations, as technology has continued to evolve playlists are no longer so limited. Individuals can now create their own custom playlists of music, video or other media through a variety of applications. In SAFARI Montage, playlists can be created by both teachers as a way to intentionally gather and develop collections of digital learning objects for a specific purpose in an educational setting.

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

My Files

 My Files is your personal storage space in the LOR, easily accessible directly from the dashboard. 

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Playing Your Playlists

Playlists can be played in one of two ways on SAFARI Montage: automatic or manual.  So which method should you use?

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Adding to Canvas from SAFARI Montage in v6.4!

 It’s now even easier to add content, playlists or lessons from SAFARI Montage to a post in Canvas!

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

SAFARI Montage & BrainPOP® Integration!

 
Are Tim and Moby frequent visitors to your classroom? They were in mine! BrainPOP continues to create fantastic instructional videos and supplemental activities to support learning and encourage student engagement in digital curriculum resources. So I know you’ll be excited to learn that SAFARI Montage is now integrated with BrainPOP, continuing to make SAFARI Montage your one-stop-shop for quality digital instructional resources!

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