The expert decision on a manuscript submitted to The European Journal of Physics (August, 2017))

“Professional Designing as One of Key Competencies of Modern Teacher: an Ability Which Every Teacher Needs to Have” // In “Facilitating In-Service Teacher Training for Professional Development”, February, 2017 (

Becoming a STEM Teacher: a crash course for people entering the profession”// ebook, (Sept. 2016)

“The excitation energy spectrum for a system with electron pairs tunneling in a two-leg ladder has a doping depended gap”: (Aug., 2016) or at

Presentation at 2016 PhysTech conference:

“Learning aides for students taking physics”, Phys. Educ. 50 (2015) 694-698, (October, 2015; an unedited version is free at

Education reform needs a new paradigm” // (Sept. 2015)

Math self-test for students planning on taking a physics course” // (Sept. 2015)

What does “thinking as a physicist” mean?” // (Mar. 2015)

A Map of Operationally Connected Categories as an instrument for classifying physics problems and a basis for developing a novel tool for measuring learning outcomes in physics.” // (Mar. 2015)

Why have hundreds of millions of dollars been spent on developing the common core math standards if content-wise they are not much different from the ones they replace?” // (Mar. 2015)

Critical reading of “Making sense of confusion” by Eric Mazur et al.” // (Mar. 2015)

To test or not to test?” This is NOT the right question.// (Mar. 2015)

A one day workshop with Prof. Novak for teachers interested in concept mapping: (Aug. 2014)

On electron pairing in a periodic potential // Physica C: Supercunductivity, V 470, # 21, November (2010), pp. 1962 – 1963 //

An actual level of difficulty of test problems and its subjective perception by students // Poster, 2009 AAPT Winter Meeting, Chicago, Feb. 15 (2009).

On a Definition of Work // The Physics Teacher, Val. 46, May 2008, p. 260.

Energy from nothing? // Physics Teacher, Vol. 45, No. L1, p. L1, July 2007.

On “Putting Physics First” // “Interactions”, March/April 2007, p. 6 -7;

The Comparison Between Russian High School And American College Curricula” // poster at 2007 AAPT Winter Meeting, January 2007.

Constructing Learning Aids for Teaching Algebra Based Physics” // poster at 2006 APPT Summer Meeting, July 2006.

Classification of Educational Self-Determination of Students” // in the journal “School Principal”, Moscow, Russia, 2001.

Universal Algorithm for Solving School Problems in Physics” // in the  book "Problems in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics". - Perm, Russia, 1998. - p. 57. //  

On the Necessity of Modeling by a Teacher of His/Her Own  Pedagogical Activity” // in the book “Development of Scientific Intercommunications in Eurasia”. - Berezniki, Russia, 1997. - p. 172.

Application of Operationally-Interconnect Categories for Diagnosing  the Level of Students' Understanding of Physics” // in the book “Artificial Intelligence in Education”, part 1. - Kazan, Russia, 1996. - p. 56.

Quantitative Measures of the Learning Difficulty of Physics Problems” // in the book “Problems of Education, Scientific and Technical Development and Economy of Ural Region”.- Berezniki, Russia, 1996. - p. 85