Month: March 2008

Constructivism mind map

The content of this mind map is taken directly from Marcy Driscoll’s map, found on p. 384 of Psychology of learning for Instruction (2005). The point of this post is that I wanted to play around with mindmeister‘s map embed function. It’s pretty cool, at first I though that it had chopped off part of Constructivism mind map

Questions about learning with tech…a start

…technology integration in schools is not easy to achieve, no matter how much evidence we have that it can help learning. It’s also important to integrate technology appropriately, as critics are quick to point out that computers, besides being expensive, can harm young children who sit for hours in front of them instead of being Questions about learning with tech…a start

A New Home

Some of you have been around for the past few weeks as I have been testing out the new site, and here it finally is – the new home of Leading From the Heart! The major changes are: I now host the site I found this fun theme and modified it a tad I’ve decided A New Home

Moving On

Hey all, I have spent the past few months trying out new blog platforms and themes. I’ve finally decided to host the blog on my own domain and have moved things on over to Please come for a visit and update your feeds – for the last time folks, because we have found a Moving On

Desperately Seeking Text Readers

…but good ones. And free. Not asking for much, eh? ;) So far I have found a number of free text-to-speech readers, but they all sound VERY computer-y and as such are not really helpful for my students. They find them difficult to understand. I’m looking for free because, well, we’re in a public school Desperately Seeking Text Readers