This is a place to keep stuff that we find interesting, that we think matters, that has provided new ideas, insights, and inspiration, or that we are making connections to in our work and lives.
Rethinking Schools: A nonprofit, independent publisher of educational materials.
Teaching for Change: A site that provides teachers and parents with tools to create schools where students learn to read, write and change the world.
Teaching Tolerance: A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools
HSSE Online: Research and Practice in Humanities & Social Studies Education: A new online journal co-edited by Mark and Li-Ching Ho.
Social Studies for Singapore Teachers: A one-stop Social Studies resource portal for Singapore teachers.
Inquiry & Literacy Resources at Mark’s website.
Edudemic: Education technology tips for students and teachers.
The Critical Thinking Community: A site dedicated to critical thinking.
Zinn Education Project: For teaching a people’s history in classrooms.
Brain Pickings: A free weekly interestingness digest. For example, see:
Democracy Now: A daily independent global news hour.
Truthdig: A news website that provides expert coverage of current affairs as well as a variety of thoughtful, provocative content.
Common Dreams: News, analysis and links to progressive organizations and information.
Credibility and Digital Media: A research project designed to assess people’s understandings of credibility across the wide range of digital information resources available today.
Snopes.com: The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.
Politifact: To help sort out the truth in politics.
The Online Citizen: A Singapore blog at the forefront of some of the most controversial issues in Singapore, telling the stories that the mainstream media cannot or refuses to tell.
TR Emeritus: A socio-political blog which aims to provide an independent and alternative coverage on socio-political affairs in Singapore.