New for 2020! SAFARI Montage v8.0 New Features
LOR Lesson Presenter Course Scope and Sequence

Lor Lesson Presenter

Drawing from Learning Objects and Playlists in the LOR, create & manage Playlists inside Lessons and Courses by Department tied to OneRoster.
  • Easy Course Scope and Sequence organization and navigation
  • Organize playlists by Lessons in Departmental folders
  • Assign Target Standards
  • Supports Lesson Development collaboration
  • Supports Teacher customization of District Lessons

Playlist Enhancements in the LOR
Web Links
Embedded Weblinks in Playlists
Embedded presentation of third party web and LTI links within Playlists for seamless playback experience during teacher presentation and student viewing (without opening in new window)

Web Links

Attach Teacher’s Guides and Lesson Plans to Playlists

Web Links

Add Teacher Prep Notes to Playlists

Learning Object Repository (LOR) Enhancements


User Interface is now fully HTTPS secured (All district data encrypted at rest and in transit)

Thin Common Cartridge

Refined Thin Common Cartridge Importing for Admins
Tools for previewing, approving, regenerating thumbnails, sharing and changing user permissions for all TCC learning objects.

Thin Common Cartridge

Ability to control permissions for learning objects via OneRoster

  • Create customized district-level groups
  • Fast syncing database with ability to centralize implementation for zero latency (Requires WAN-1036X or WAN-1044X server)
  • Easy Upload support for web links, Including drag and drop
  • New ways to whitelist approved YouTube resources via the LOR for safe student-viewing
  • Integration with Follett Aspen SIS for SSO to dashboard
  • Updated LOR and LOR Lesson Presenter Teacher & Admin Guides
  • Ability to replace audio and video files while retaining existing metadata and preserving permanent and embedded links

Free and Open Educational Resources
Google 360 Expeditions
1,500+ New Free OERs
Highlights include web links to Google Expeditions 360° Tours offering fully immersive 360° VR viewing experience, National Geographic Video Links to interactive 360° VR content, McGraw-Hill Pre-K-12 Video Links, Science & Star Wars Video Links and more!

Video Streaming Library
VIVED 3D Scientific Models
VIVEd 3D Science 260+ brilliant, interactive 3D models that can be easily manipulated via Chromebooks, tablets and laptops (Requires Purchase)

BrainPOP Jr. is now fully integrated into SAFARI Montage v8.0. Access resources covering 280 topics for Grades K-3 (Requires LOR subscription and purchase from BrainPOP) 

State Standards

Updated and new State and National Academic Standards from Academic Benchmarks and IMS Global CASE Network Standards

IPTV & Live Media Streaming Enhancements
Broadcast Encoder

SAFARI Montage Broadcast Encoders now support centralized management and configuration via API

Please note that access to new v8.0 features requires a Software Upgrade Plan or Learning Object Repository subscription. Eligible customers will receive a separate communication with detailed upgrade instructions.

Contact your school or district System Admin to confirm eligibility. If your school or district is interested in activating a Software Upgrade Plan, please contact your Account Executive, Dealer or Customer Support at

*Access to new content may require the purchase of new content drives, now in a high-quality adaptive bitrate format!

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