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What: Access to Safari Montage subscription-based and district-uploaded content is ending.

Why: As a district, we believe in access to current educational resources and are moving toward the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) instead of prioritizing district funds to pay for proprietary video streams. See below for a list of resources that may meet teachers' needs as they plan lessons.

When: Access to Safari Montage will end on June 30, 2017. Staff who have uploaded content (files or videos) or added links in Safari Montage, should download the content prior to this date.

How: Instructions for downloading content are provided below.

How to Download Your Files and Videos:
Step 1: Access Safari Montage via a web browser at safari.sandi.net.
Step 2: Click on the My Files button in the bottom left corner of the screen.

My Files

Step 3: Locate the file or video and click the Download button (if the Download button is not showing, see Step 4). The item will download to your computer.

Step 3

Step 4: If the Download button is not showing (as illustrated in the example below), follow these steps:

Step 3

  • Click the Edit button.

Step 4:

  • Click the Rights Management tab.

Rights Management

  • Check the Downloadable check box.

Downloadable

  • Click the Save and Continue button at the bottom of the screen.

Save and Continue

  • Click My Files on the left side and locate the file again to download using the instructions in Step 3 above..

 My Files

How to Transfer Links:
Step 1: Access Safari Montage via a web browser at safari.sandi.net.
Step 2: Click on the My Files button in the bottom left corner of the screen.

My Files

Step 3: Locate the link you wish to transfer. Links can be identified by the type of Media. A link will be indicated with the words "Web Link" to the right of the word Media.

Step 3

Step 4: Click on Edit to open the item.

Edit

Step 5: Locate the URL and copy it.

Url

Step 6: Paste the URL in an online space where it will be accessible to you and your students. Some possible examples could include:

  • Classroom Web Presence such as Google Site, Canvas, or Moodle Course

  • Google Doc

Resources: Below are some Open Educational Resources (OER) that may meet teachers' needs as they plan lessons for students. There are many more resources on the web.

For how to questions, contact the IT Help Desk at 619-209-4357.