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View Resource Experience The Night Watch

Created in celebration of Rembrandt Year 2019, the 350th anniversary of the artist's death, this documentary-style website from the Rijks Museum discusses the history and planned restoration of one of the most famous paintings in the world, The Night Watch (De Nacht Wacht), 1642, by Rembrandt van Rijn. Readers may want to begin by selecting Operation Night Watch on the site's Home page for an...

View Resource The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources

Founded in 2007, the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) aims "to promote the awareness and adoption of open education to enhance teaching and learning at community and technical colleges." Here, readers can learn about the benefits of open educational resources (OER) for both students and educators, and interested instructors will find tips on sourcing, adopting,...

View Resource How Do Scientists Know What Dinosaurs Looked Like?

Science teachers of middle and high school students may want to consider adding this creative lesson plan published by Science Friday to their curriculum. In this lesson, students take on the roles of both a paleontologist and a paleoartist to virtually examine dinosaur fossils, record their observations, and use those observations to create evidence-based visual interpretations of how their...

View Resource The Pudding: A People Map of the UK

Anglophiles, map enthusiasts, and fans of digital humanities tools should check out The Pudding's People Map of the U.K., "where city names are replaced by their most Wikipedia'ed resident: people born in, lived in, or connected to a place." Visitors to the site can peruse visually for their favorite historical figure, artist, or otherwise famous UK-connected person, and simply looking over the...

View Resource The Pew Research Center: A Rising Share of Undergraduates are from Poor Families, Especially at Less Selective Colleges

This report published by the Pew Research Center compares student data from the 2015-2016 academic year (the most recent data available) with the same study done by Pew in 1996 and reveals important information about the changing landscape of higher education institutions in the U.S. Some of the most prominent figures present in Pew's data show that undergraduates, in general, are increasingly...