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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.

About

David is an MoE accredited PLD facilitator based in the Waikato. David is accredited to deliver the following PLD contracts:

Digital Fluency

Revised Digital Technologies Curriculum

Maths

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.

Blog

3D Printers

I was working in a school today and was determined to get their 3D printer up and running. I had spotted it earlier this year sitting on a shelf in the photocopy room, jammed in between boxes of paper and at the bottom of the shelf. It had clearly been there for a long time. …

Pacific Migrations

We have been creating resources to support the Aotearoa New Zealand Histories Curriculum #ANZH and taking the opportunity to integrate different technologies into this curriculum area to engage students in their work and to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the differing perspectives of the past that weave together. Using TinkerCad and CoSpaces we have …

Drawing robot

What is a robot? There are plenty of off-the-shelf robots that schools can purchase, but these can also be “black box” robots where there is no construction just problems to solve. If a robot is just a series of set problems to solve it can make them very prescriptive and potentially limiting, reducing robotics to …

Contact

You can contact David at the following:

Mail – david@dakinane.com

Phone – 021 1005087