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Resources for enhancing access to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities. Language Art • Math • Science • Teaching & Learning • Universal Design

New “Learning is Fun” Blog!

I have a new blog for kids called Learning is Fun! The goal of this blog is to connect kids to cool activities, both on and off the computer. Check it out.


Years ago, I had the privilege of working on a grant from NASA with a great team of educators and programmers from The Center for Accessible Technology and InfoUse. This set of aeronautics and math activities, called PlaneMath, is the result. The intended audience is students in grades 3-5, including …

Wikijunior develops online kids’ books for free

WikiBooks, whose motto is “Think free. Learn free.” has a special section called Wikijunior, a project aimed at producing full-color booklets for kids 8-11.  The books are being developed and offered online (and some in pdf format).  Some books may also go into print.  One of the current complete titles …

Edison Times 3rd Edition Now Online

The Edison Times, published by my afterschool group of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders, now has pdf’s of its third edition online.

Edutopia on Emotional Intelligence

Edutopia, the online educators magazine from the George Lucas Educational Foundation, has compiled a collection of resources on emotional and social intelligence.

Tips and tools for people who are visual learners, especially those on the autism spectrum or with other behavior or communication challenges, by Linda Hodgdon. powered by performancing firefox