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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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Diana Ryan
Director of Digital Learning, SAFARI Montage

Bookmarking

All video content on SAFARI Montage is segmented into chapters and key concepts. It’s a fantastic resource when users want to add content to playlists.

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Lori Griffin
Executive Editor, SAFARI Montage

Academic Standards on SAFARI Montage

Did you know that all relevant content offered on SAFARI Montage is correlated to academic standards for Math, Science, Social Studies, English Language Arts, Health & PE and the Arts? And, not only are the thousands of titles SAFARI Montage offers correlated to each of these content areas across all 50 states and the District of Columbia, but you can correlate any learning objects you add to your LOR to these standards as well.

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

What's on the LORX?

Have you heard about the SAFARI Montage Learning Object Repository Exchange or LORX?  It is a place for teachers to share content with other teachers outside of their districts and it is filled with great content contributed by both SAFARI Montage and your colleagues from around the country.

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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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SAFARI Guide
Teacher, SAFARI Montage

Searching for Playlists

 

As you turn your attention to a unit or lesson you’ve taught before do you ever find yourself searching in SAFARI Montage to find that great playlist you used last year? If so then this review of how to search for and find playlists is meant for you.

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

September 23, 1957 – Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas was Integrated

After weeks of resistance from Governor Orval Faubus, on September 23, 1957 nine black students, who later became known as the Little Rock Nine, entered Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas under the protection of the National Guard and the 101st Airborne Division authorized by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Learn more about this momentous occasion in United States history with the primary and secondary resources available on SAFARI Montage.

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Lori Griffin
Executive Editor, SAFARI Montage

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Diana Ryan
Director of Digital Learning, SAFARI Montage

SAFARI Montage's Interconnected Digital Classroom Experience

Today's classroom is not just furniture, students, teachers, and technological devices. It is a multitude of interoperable resources like Google Classroom, Office 365, LMSs, and other applications that drive instruction, concept mastery, exploration, and so much more. How are teachers accessing these resources and what are students doing with them?

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