Published Articles

This is a collection of articles on the work of our grantees that have been published in professional journals and magazines.

Reinventing the High School Government Course: Rigor, Simulations, and Learning from Text

Parker, W.C., Lo, J. C. (2016). Reinventing the High School Government Course: Rigor, Simulations, and Learning from Text. Democracy and Education, 24 (1), Article 6.

Read about Knowledge in Action, a pedagogical model that centers on a rigorous form of project-based learning in which the projects are weeks-long simulations.

Published: March 2016

Reinventing the High School Government Course: Rigor, Simulations, and Learning from Text

Parker, W.C., Lo, J. C. (2016). Reinventing the High School Government Course: Rigor, Simulations, and Learning from Text. Democracy and Education, 24 (1), Article 6.

Read about Knowledge in Action, a pedagogical model that centers on a rigorous form of project-based learning in which the projects are weeks-long simulations.

Published: March 2016

Beyond Breadth-Speed-Test: Toward Deeper Knowing and Engagement in An Advanced Placement Course

Parker, W. C., Lo, J., Yeo, A. J., Valencia, S. W., Nguyen, D., Abbott, R. D., Nolen, S. B., Bransford, J. D. & Vye, N. J. (2013). Beyond Breadth-Speed-Test: Toward Deeper Knowing and Engagement in an Advanced Placement Course [abstract]. American Educational Research Journal. doi.org/10.3102/0002831213504237

Read about a mixed-methods design experiment that aims to achieve deeper learning in a breadth-oriented, college-preparatory course—AP U.S. Government and Politics.

Published: December 2013

Beyond Breadth-Speed-Test: Toward Deeper Knowing and Engagement in An Advanced Placement Course

Parker, W. C., Lo, J., Yeo, A. J., Valencia, S. W., Nguyen, D., Abbott, R. D., Nolen, S. B., Bransford, J. D. & Vye, N. J. (2013). Beyond Breadth-Speed-Test: Toward Deeper Knowing and Engagement in an Advanced Placement Course [abstract]. American Educational Research Journal. doi.org/10.3102/0002831213504237

Read about a mixed-methods design experiment that aims to achieve deeper learning in a breadth-oriented, college-preparatory course—AP U.S. Government and Politics.

Published: December 2013

Rethinking Advanced High School Coursework: Tackling the Depth/Breadth Tension in the AP US Government and Politics Course

Parker, W., Mosborg, S., Bransford, J., Vye, N., Wilkerson, J. & Abbott, R. (2011). Rethinking advanced high school coursework: tackling the depth/breadth tension in the AP US Government and Politics course. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 43 (4).

This paper reports a design experiment that attempted to strike a balance between coverage and learning in an exam-oriented, college-preparatory, high school course—Advanced Placement (AP) US Government and Politics.

Published: 23 Aug 2011

Rethinking Advanced High School Coursework: Tackling the Depth/Breadth Tension in the AP US Government and Politics Course

Parker, W., Mosborg, S., Bransford, J., Vye, N., Wilkerson, J. & Abbott, R. (2011). Rethinking advanced high school coursework: tackling the depth/breadth tension in the AP US Government and Politics course. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 43 (4).

This paper reports a design experiment that attempted to strike a balance between coverage and learning in an exam-oriented, college-preparatory, high school course—Advanced Placement (AP) US Government and Politics.

Published: 23 Aug 2011

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