Twitter posts for Staff Induction #stbens

Today I introduced new staff to the classroom tools we use. I used a Moodle course, an IWB flipchart and a Google Form (click here to see results of self-assessment form).


Before work in the morning I tweeted for a shout out. Here are the results:

daibarnes (Dai Barnes) 09/02/2009 07:31:00 I’ll be inducting 20 new staff today. Pls say hello & why u use twitter. Be great if u can use #stbens

lasic (Tomaz Lasic) 09/02/2009 07:35:00 @daibarnes Hi from Perth, W. Aust. Twitter? Best PD tool & by far one of the MOST valuable time sucks ever invented. Give it a go! #stbens

myr221 (Dave Youl) 09/02/2009 07:37:00 @daibarnes Hi from Sydney. Twitter has become THE best PD that I have access to. And it is 24/7! #stbens

didactylos (Roger Neilson) 09/02/2009 07:38:00 #stbens its the best personal learnign netwrok a teacher can have and be part of

didactylos (Roger Neilson) 09/02/2009 07:38:00 #stbens twitter is the most valuable tool for getting the collective wisdom of anyone anywhere about anything

dughall (dughall) 09/02/2009 07:39:00 @daibarnes #stbens Hi from Yorkshire. Twitter is my constant connection to brilliant educators globally.

misetak (Kate Sim) 09/02/2009 07:42:00 Hello new staff with @daibarnes. Twitter is my ongoing CPD and helpdesk , oh and a place to talk cricket. :-)#stbens

moodlefairy (Mary Cooch) 09/02/2009 07:44:00 #stbens twitter is excellent home-based CPD 🙂

markliddell (Mark Liddell) 09/02/2009 07:44:00 @daibarnes Hey I work at #nbcs and I use twitter so that I can learn and share ideas that will help students to learn #stbens

tombarrett (tombarrett) 09/02/2009 07:48:00 @daibarnes #stbens Hi new people make sure you listen to Dai he is man of great wisdom. Twitter is timely connections to inspirational ideas

jamesclay (James Clay) 09/02/2009 07:50:00 @daibarnes #stbens hello from the M5 where I am stuck in traffic. Twitter is my community of practice where I find out stuff!

krysiaS (Krysia Smyth) 09/02/2009 08:01:00 @daibarnes #stbens hi from Edinburgh. Twitter is my own personal, friendly and reliable Google. (takes time to get into the swing of tho)

Bellarbetov (Alex Bellars) 09/02/2009 08:01:00 #stbens twitter is like having an unlimited open plan staffroom of clever people, and you never have to make them all tea…

stephanrinke (Stephan Rinke) 09/02/2009 08:14:00 @daibarnes #stbens Hi all.I use twitter coz it allows me to connect with likeminded ppl&share knowledge,resources&interesting discussions

stephanrinke (Stephan Rinke) 09/02/2009 08:15:00 RT @Bellarbetov: #stbens twitter is like having an unlimited open plan staffroom of clever people, and you never have to make them all tea!

andyjb (andyjb) 09/02/2009 08:20:00 @daibarnes #stbens andy black in Suffolk I use Twitter to find test and shares ideas.

dannynic (Danny Nicholson) 09/02/2009 08:23:00 @daibarnes Hi Dai, and teachers, from Southend, Essex. Twitter is a great way to share ideas and get advice. #stbens

Jedd (Jedd Bartlett) 09/02/2009 08:29:00 @daibarnes Hi from Wellington NZ :: #stbens

ianinsheffield (Ian Guest) 09/02/2009 08:45:00 #stbens Welcome to new colleagues of @daibarnes. Twitter network provides inspiration, resources, support … wrapped in good cheer!

stuartridout (Stuart Ridout) 09/02/2009 08:47:00 @daibarnes I’m @stuartridout Asst Head/Head of ICT from MK. I use twitter to meet like-minded and talented people (like @daibarnes) #stbens

karl_goddard (Karl Goddard) 09/02/2009 09:03:00 #stbens Hi to all of Dai’s new colleagues! Twitter is a fab way to share knowledge and experience! You get out of it what you put in! Enjoy!

rgardler (rgardler) 09/02/2009 09:29:00 @daibarnes hi to the new staff. I use Twitter to keep up with news and developments in my sector without having to read the tripe #stbens

iusher (Ian Usher) 09/02/2009 09:38:00 @daibarnes I use twitter to keep up with an extended network of ppl I don’t have time to email or call-it’s supercharged CPD for me #stbens

johnmayo (John Heffernan) 09/02/2009 09:46:00 @daibarnes #stbens Hi from Dublin. I use twitter 2 keep informed of latest trends in ed tech & help build relationships with people like Dai

dajbelshaw ( Doug Belshaw) 09/02/2009 09:53:00 @daibarnes Hi Dai! Doug Belshaw, Director of E-Learning at The Northumberland CE Academy here. Twitter’s great for new ideas & tips! #stbens

NeilAdam (Neil Adam) 09/02/2009 09:59:00 @daibarnes hi Dai. Useful for keeping the pulse of educ ICT. also ‘social’ for me as I spend *far* too much time here at home #stbens

daibarnes (Dai Barnes) 09/02/2009 11:42:00 #stbens Thanks to everyone who replied to my induction teachers – here are some of them saying hello! :O) –

daibarnes (Dai Barnes) 09/02/2009 16:49:00 Results of self-assessment survey scaled 1-10 in experience of new teachers via google form. Names hidden: #stbens

I thought the reply from my friends on twitter was great so here it is for the world to see. I downloaded the tweets into a CSV file using MoodleDan’s tool:

Twitter posts for Staff Induction #stbens

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