Monday, April 18, 2016
Introduction to Stinto, a free web tool that facilitates student and team collaboration
When mentoring our pre-service and in-service teachers we need to describe and model both research-based and clinically tested best practices, and demonstrate how these best practices can be applied in the real (i.e. physical) and virtual (i.e. online) classroom for both teaching and teacher training. The combination of face to face instruction in a physical setting and online learning is called blended learning. In this section of the blog we will describe how the internet can serve as a supplemental resource for instruction and the mentoring of pre-service and in-service Jewish educators. In this post we will begin our discussion of how Stinto, a web tool that facilitates student and team collaboration, can be used for Judaic instruction and the mentoring/teaching of pre-service and in-service Jewish educators.
Note: Although Stinto can be applied in the Judaic Studies blended learning classroom, it can be also be used for training pre-service and in-service Jewish educators for professional or staff development. It is our hope that Jewish educators around the globe will form an online community of practice, a CoP, a group of people who share an interest, a craft, and/or a profession, to enhance the delivery of instruction and training of Jewish educators. For example, here is a CoP you might want to join.
Note: Stinto can be used in a face to face and virtual classroom.
What is Stinto?
Stinto is a web tool that facilitates student and team collaboration.
Where is Stinto located on the internet?
Where can I find tutorials demonstrating how to use Stinto?
Click on the links below to find tutorials on using Stinto:
On the next blog post we will discuss how Stinto, a free web tool that facilitates student and team collaboration, can be used to promote instruction in the blended learning classroom.