The Access Center

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

Marco Polo is now – excellent educational resources, formerly Marco Polo, is home to an amazing consortium of web resources for education: ArtsEdge – for arts integration, from the Kennedy Center EconEdLink – economics EdSiteMent – humanities, from the National Endowment for Humanities Illuminations – math, from NCTM Read-Write-Think – literacy from NCTE Science NetLinks – science …

Links to Helpful Math Web Sites

You can find more excellent math activities, printables and other resources by accessing my math links: Interactive Math Sites Math-related Printables More Math Resources


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 …

A “Math Toolbox” in Every Home (& Classroom)

The whimsical Math Cats web site offers tips and instructions for making and using your own “Math Toolbox” of free or low-cost math manipulatives, including * Base Ten blocks * Cuisenaire rods * pattern blocks * tangrams * multiplication grid * egg carton math and more…

Templates for Handmade Manipulatives

Make your own pattern blocks and base-ten blocks using these printable pages

Some Math Web Sites

NCTM Illuminations ( has a host of online math activities, all tied to the standards, plus links to more math sites. This is rich… You can also search the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse ( for activities related to math & science. (now a paid subscription site,