Introducing Version 8.4 & December 2020 Content Releases
2,300+ New Free and Open Educational Resources


Video streaming links to Esports videos from the North America Scholastic Esports Federation, Newsy and PlayVS, as well as links to gaming history videos from Crash Course.

Social and Emotional Learning

Social & Emotional Learning
250+ links to character education, growth mindset and social and emotional learning (SEL) videos from RocketKids, ClassDojo, Sesame Street and Common Sense Education.


Web links to World101 lessons on foreign policy issues, civics videos from the National Constitution Center, podcasts from Civics 101, and America 101 videos from HISTORY.

Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts
Video links to writing prompts from Video Writing Prompts along with writing prompt documents from Student Handouts and Nussbaum Education Network.

Music Education

Music Education
Links to music education videos from All-Star Orchestra, Dave Conservatoire, 12tone, Odd Quartet and the United States Marine Air Force Band, plus songs from the U.S. Air Force Band.


650+ links to STEM videos, podcasts, lessons, interactives and documents from ESPN Sport Science, MIT+K12, the United States Golf Association, SparkFun Electronics, Science Friday, The Concord Consortium, Encyclopedia of Life, National Science Foundation, National Geographic, NOAA, NASA and more.

System Upgrades


Academic Standards
SAFARI Montage now supports IMS Global CASE Standards in addition to the Academic Benchmark standard format. Admins can customize the academic standards available with additional options for configuring the end user experience

Tutorial Button

Tutorial Button
Easier access to recently updated system tutorials via Tutorial Buttons integrated throughout the platform

Learning Object Repository (LOR) Enhancements


Zoom Integration
Users can now rim Zoom recordings within the LOR plus access the new Zoom Integration Guide. Updated LOR guides also now available.

School City powered by Illuminate

IMS LTI Resource Search
Search Illuminate SchoolCity Assessments (and other online digital repositories) from the LOR and view results in a separate tab via IMS LTI Resource Search standard


New File Format Support
The LOR now supports interactive H5P (HTML5 Package) content plus Promethean ActivePanel displays and interactive activity files

IPTV & Live Media Streaming
IPTV and Live Media Streaming

N-DVR Update
IPTV & Live Media Streaming enhancements including a new 7-day retention option for N-DVR recordings

Access to new v8.4 features requires a Software Upgrade Plan or Learning Object Repository subscription and FreeBSD 10.1 or later OS drives. Access to new content requires an active Core Content Package subscription. Contact your school or district System Admin to confirm eligibility.

Eligible customers can schedule an upgrade by contacting SAFARI Montage Technical Support at or at 800-782-7230. If your school or district is interested in activating a Software Upgrade Plan, contact your Account Executive, Dealer or Customer Support at

Please note that SAFARI Montage v8.0 and later require a server purchased within the last seven years. In order to upgrade, your environment will require a new OS drive or migration to our new cloud offering. To learn more and receive a quote, 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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