Victor Marques

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Mathematics, Everywhere for Everyone

The idea of “learning math” often conjures the image of a student hunched over his desk, solving problems using a set formula he copied down from his …

Mathematics

(re)Inventing the free online textbook

<b>“First came free online courses. Now come…free online textbooks”</b> (“Coursera to offer students free online textbooks, with conditions” | WaPo). Call …

The Future of Tablets in Education: Potential Vs. Reality of Consuming Media

In the connected reading mode, we ask students to treat texts as nodes in a network of information. We ask them to quickly synthesize multiple …

"How Can I Coach a Resistant Teacher?" (Part 1)

There's one request for advice that I receive more than any other from coaches: How can I coach a resistant teacher? Since I started this blog in the …

What's the Secret to Effective Classroom Management?

When fear predominates, classrooms can look orderly on the surface, but it is the order of prison. "Underground," perhaps, there is rebellion. …

Tools for Teaching: Developing Active Readers

In the Classroom<p>So the message is clear: Children, regardless if they are in the stage of reading to learn or learning to read, need structured …

Teaching

More Positive, Not Punitive, Classroom-Management Tips

In my experience, I have always found a clear difference in student behavior between when I do this kind of reminder and when I do not.<p>Light …