Welcome to dakinane limited. We provide innovative PLD to schools to help them integrate technology meaningfully and effectively into their everyday class programmes. The solutions we provide are tailored individually to the school and the teacher, meeting the needs of the individual and not imposing a rigid model.
Resources for teachers
We have an extensive range of tools and resources for teachers to use. We continually explore how technology can be used to engage students with their learning. As a result of this, we curate our content in several places for you to look at.
David has an extensive range of resources for teachers at the following site. Contact David if you want more information about these resources.
David has been creating video tutorials for teachers since 2007, almost as long as YouTube has existed. On his channel, there are over 400 video tutorials for you to choose from. David suggests that you build a resource bank of just-in-time learning videos for students.
David is an MoE accredited PLD facilitator based in the Waikato. David is accredited to deliver the following PLD contracts:
Revised Digital Technologies Curriculum
David is also a Just In Time Maths (JITM) accredited facilitator
Local Curriculum Design
Aotearoa New Zealand Histories Curriculum
David has a large skill range in digital technologies and is currently innovating with the CAD/CAM process of prototyping and modelling and investigating how to meaningfully integrate this creating process into everyday curriculum content for teachers.
I create software tutorials not for teachers to use, although they can, I make them as a just in time skills resource for students to use and for teachers to collate. My thinking around this effort is that integrating digital technology and a suite of tools into a classroom should not require teachers to become …
The phone clamp on one of my mini tripods broke this week. So as I write this post, the re-designed and hopefully stronger clamp is being printed off. With a few basic skills mastered in Fusion360 it has been easy for me to design and print the replacement part. I have been asked by a …
I have been working with a class of students for a few weeks now and we have been investigating MakeyMakeys and how these students can use them as part of their science fair investigations. This week I was showing to the students how they can make a one touch switch using paper and tin foil …
You can contact David at the following:
Mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone – 021 1005087