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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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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Math Editor for the SAFARI Montage Digital Learning Platform

We've improved the Digital Learning Platform in v6.3 with the addition of rich text editors in several key lesson development areas.  Now formatted text can be added to Get it? questions, assignment instructions and vocabulary. Additionally, we've added the Mathslate plugin to these rich text editors which allows teachers to create and add mathematical expressions to digital lessons using common math markup language.

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Adding YouTube videos to the LOR

  Learn more about adding a YouTubeTM video to the SAFARI Montage Learning Object Repository! 

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Slates! A New Feature in SAFARI Montage Lessons

Slates are an exciting new feature in SAFARI Montage Version 6.3 Lessons that allow teachers to easily create a custom text-based visual resource when building a lesson. Slates can be used to communicate in a variety of ways within a lesson. For example, a slate can be used to ask a question, spark discussion, hook student interest, communicate directions or it can be used as a placeholder to signal a transition during a lesson. In addition to the custom creatable slates, teachers can select from a library of pre-created of slates in various categories such as action items, pictures, questioning and activities.

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Announcing the SAFARI Montage Google Integration!

 We are excited to announce our integration with Google for Learning Object Repository (LOR) customers! 

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

Playlist Enhancements in SAFARI Montage v6.3

In SAFARI Montage v6.3, releasing this month, playlists have two new features: drag and drop to re-order and automatic management of sharing when a playlists is shared to the district.

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

February 17, 1801 – Thomas Jefferson Elected to Office

Thomas Jefferson was elected the third president of the United States after serving as George Washington's secretary of state. Examine his role in writing the Declaration of Independence, founding the University of Virginia, authorizing the Louisiana Purchase and more with these memorable and effective Jefferson resources.

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Stop By and Say Hi at TCEA!

If you are in Austin, Texas at TCEA this week we hope you will stop by and see us-- Booth 935!   

Learn all about our -

Digital Learning Platform

Learning Object Repository

Video Streaming Library

and IPTV and Live Media Streaming Solutions!

 

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Creating Digital Lessons With the SAFARI Montage Digital Learning Platform

We hope you will join us at TCEA 2016 for Creating Digital Lessons With the SAFARI Montage Digital Learning Platform!

Date: Tuesday,February 2, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Location: Meeting Room Mezzanine 6, Austin Convention Center

Facilitated by:

Dr. Tim Clark, Vice President of Learning Innovation, SAFARI Montage
Diana Ryan, Director of Digital Learning, SAFARI Montage

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A Beginner's Workshop on SAFARI Montage

We hope you will join us for A Beginner's Workshop on SAFARI Montage at TCEA 2016!

Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Location: Meeting Room Mezzanine 6, Austin Convention Center

Facilitated by:
Dr. Tim Clark, Vice President of Learning Innovation, SAFARI Montage
Diana Ryan, Director of Digital Learning, SAFARI Montage

 

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