Blogs

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

April 21, 1926 – 90th Birthday Queen Elizabeth II

Happy 90th Birthday, Queen Elizabeth II! Hop across the pond and learn more about her many accomplishments as Britain’s longest reigning monarch with the primary and secondary source materials available on SAFARI Montage. God save the Queen!

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

April 14, 1865 – Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination

On the evening of April 14, 1865 President Abraham Lincoln was fatally shot by actor John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C . Looking to provide your students with information about Lincoln and his assassination? Be sure to check out the following resources.

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

April 1, 1748 – Ruins of Pompeii Discovered

Investigate the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D. 79 and its deadly flow through the streets of Pompeii with your students. These hand-picked SAFARI Montage resources are sure to capture your students’ interest as young learners explore the daily life of people in Pompeii and the devastating destruction of their city.

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Introducing the SAFARI Montage Endpoint!

New to SAFARI Montage, the Endpoint is a high-performance set top box (STB) capable of decoding live and on-demand videos streams delivered over an IP network for High Definition (HD) display.

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

March 29, 1973 – U.S. Troops Withdrawn from Vietnam

The last American troops were withdrawn from Vietnam on March 29, 1973, two months after the signing of the Vietnam peace agreement in Paris, marking an end to America’s eight-year direct involvement in the Vietnam War. Let SAFARI Montage learning objects help your students understand the history, context and ramifications of the Vietnam War.

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

March 29, 1973 – U.S. Troops Withdrawn from Vietnam

The last American troops were withdrawn from Vietnam on March 29, 1973, two months after the signing of the Vietnam peace agreement in Paris, marking an end to America’s eight-year direct involvement in the Vietnam War. Let SAFARI Montage learning objects help your students understand the history, context and ramifications of the Vietnam War.

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

New! Assignment Start Date & Time in the Digital Learning Platform

We've made it even easier for a teacher to manage their digital assignments in the SAFARI Montage Digital Learning Platform in v6.3. Lesson assignments can now be assigned in advance to class students. Assignments distributed to students in advance of their start date and time will be hidden from the student dashboard, calendar and assignment lists for classes. When the start date and time are met, the assignments will automatically appear for students.

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

March 16, 1850 – Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter is Published

Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter was published on March 16, 1850. Looking to further engage your students in a study of the novel? Be sure to check out what SAFARI Montage has to offer!

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Customize the SAFARI Montage Digital Learning Platform!

Do you use a specific terminology at your district for curriculum planning? Perhaps you use the term Learning Targets instead of Objectives or Big Idea instead of Essential Question.

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

March 6, 1857 – Sanford v Scott Decision

On March 6, 1857 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision on the Sanford v. Dred Scott case, declaring that slaves were not citizens of the United States and consequently could not sue in Federal courts. The decision also stated that Congress had no authority to ban slavery from a Federal territory, further igniting the hostility between pro- and anti-slavery factions and propelling the country toward a Civil War. Help your students analyze the decision and its historic context with relevant SAFARI Montage assets.

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