Read Web Publishing with Acrobat/PDF book online. Web Publishing with Acrobat/PDF by Thomas Merz, the book is categorize as Computers book. Read More »
Read Ascend book online. Ascend by Amanda Hocking, the book is categorize as Young Adult Fiction book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Amanda Hocking is an indie publishing sensation whose self-published novels have sold millions of copies all over the world. Ascend is the final chapter in her bestselling Trylle trilogy—and you'll never guess how it ends! Wendy Everly is facing an impossible choice. The only way to save the Trylle from their deadliest enemy is by sacrificing herself. If she doesn't surrender to the Vittra, her people will be thrust into a brutal war against an unbeatable foe. But how can Wendy leave all her friends behind...even if it's the only way to save them? The stakes have never been higher, because her kingdom isn't the only thing she stands to lose. After falling for both Finn and Loki, she's about to make the ultimate choice...who to love forever. One guy has finally proven to be the love of her life—and now all their lives might be coming to an end. Everything has been leading to this moment. The future of her entire world rests in her hands—if she's ready to fight for it.
Read Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord? book online. Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord? by L. Michael Morales, the book is categorize as Religion book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: How can creatures made from dust become members of God's household "forever"? In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Michael Morales explores the narrative context, literary structure and theology of Leviticus, following its dramatic movement from the tabernacle to the temple—and from the earthly to the heavenly Mount Zion in the New Testament.
Read Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools book online. Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools by Hal A. Lawson,Dolf van Veen, the book is categorize as Education book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This book focuses on special organizational configurations for schools in diverse parts of the world. Some of these new organizational and institutional designs are called multi-service schools, others are called extended service schools and still others are called community learning centers. While these schools have different names and notable different characteristics, they belong in the same category because of a common feature in their design: they connect schools with once-separate community programs and services.Chief among the prototypes for these new organizational and institutional designs are the ones featured in the book’s title. Some are called multi-service schools to indicate that they selectively provide some new programs and services. Others are called extended service schools to indicate that they serve young people beyond the regular school day, seeking influence and control over out-of-school time while enabling alternative teaching-learning strategies, and providing services other than typical “pupil support services.” Still others are called community learning centers, a name that showcases the educational functions and priorities of schools and announcing priorities for adult learning and development. Community schools, still called in some places full-service community schools, serves as a prototype that increasingly positions schools as multi-purpose, multi-component, anchor institutions serving identifiable neighborhoods and entire rural communities. The book is structured to enhance understanding of these organizational prototypes and provides comparative social analysis. It also identifies knowledge needs and gaps as well as developmental territory for the future.
Read The Dynamics of Opportunity in America book online. The Dynamics of Opportunity in America by Irwin Kirsch,Henry Braun, the book is categorize as Education book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Across the country, our children are beginning life from very different starting points. Some have aspirations and believe they can be achieved. For too many others, aspirations are tempered, if not dashed, by the sobering realities of everyday life. These different starting points place children on distinctly different trajectories of growth and development, ultimately leading to vastly different adult outcomes. How did we get to a place where circumstances of birth have become so determinative? And what must we do, within communities and across our country, to better equalize opportunity for more Americans – both young and old? The editors of this volume contend that if, as a nation, we do nothing, then we will continue to drift apart, placing an unsustainable strain on the nation’s social fabric and the character of its democracy. Consequently, understanding the dynamics governing the distribution and transmission of opportunity – and transforming this understanding into policies and programs – is critical for not only the life outcomes of individual Americans and their children, but also the country as a whole. The goal of Educational Testing Service’s Opportunity in America initiative is to explore these powerful dynamics and to describe and convey them in a way that advances the national conversation about why we must take action – and how best to do so. This volume contains 14 chapters, including an epilogue, written by leaders from a range of fields including education, economics, demography, and political science. Collectively, they not only illuminate key aspects of the problem but also offer suggestions of what policies, programs, and changes in practices could begin to reverse the trends we are seeing. Written in an engaging style, this volume constitutes an essential foundation for informed discussion and strategic analysis.
Read Software Architectures and Tools for Computer Aided Process Engineering book online. Software Architectures and Tools for Computer Aided Process Engineering by Bertrand Braunschweig,Rafiqul Gani, the book is categorize as Computers book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: The idea of editing a book on modern software architectures and tools for CAPE (Computer Aided Process Engineering) came about when the editors of this volume realized that existing titles relating to CAPE did not include references to the design and development of CAPE software. Scientific software is needed to solve CAPE related problems by industry/academia for research and development, for education and training and much more. There are increasing demands for CAPE software to be versatile, flexible, efficient, and reliable. This means that the role of software architecture is also gaining increasing importance. Software architecture needs to reconcile the objectives of the software; the framework defined by the CAPE methods; the computational algorithms; and the user needs and tools (other software) that help to develop the CAPE software. The object of this book is to bring to the reader, the software side of the story with respect to computer aided process engineering.
Read Education for Upward Mobility book online. Education for Upward Mobility by Michael J. Petrilli, the book is categorize as Education book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This book seeks answers to a fundamental question: How can we help children born into poverty transcend their disadvantages and enter the middle class as adults? And in particular, what role can our schools play? Education for Upward Mobility provides fresh perspectives and concrete ideas for policymakers at every level of government; for leaders and policy analysts in education reform organizations in the states and in Washington; for philanthropists and membership associations; and for local superintendents and school board members. It combines the latest research evidence on relevant topics with in-depth explorations of promising practices on the ground, in real places, achieving real successes.
Read Process Modelling and Model Analysis book online. Process Modelling and Model Analysis by Ian T. Cameron,Katalin Hangos, the book is categorize as Technology & Engineering book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Process Modelling and Model Analysis describes the use of models in process engineering. Process engineering is all about manufacturing--of just about anything! To manage processing and manufacturing systematically, the engineer has to bring together many different techniques and analyses of the interaction between various aspects of the process. For example, process engineers would apply models to perform feasibility analyses of novel process designs, assess environmental impact, and detect potential hazards or accidents. To manage complex systems and enable process design, the behavior of systems is reduced to simple mathematical forms. This book provides a systematic approach to the mathematical development of process models and explains how to analyze those models. Additionally, there is a comprehensive bibliography for further reading, a question and answer section, and an accompanying Web site developed by the authors with additional data and exercises. Introduces a structured modeling methodology emphasizing the importance of the modeling goal and including key steps such as model verification, calibration, and validation Focuses on novel and advanced modeling techniques such as discrete, hybrid, hierarchical, and empirical modeling Illustrates the notions, tools, and techniques of process modeling with examples and advances applications
Read Health Promotion for Children and Adolescents book online. Health Promotion for Children and Adolescents by Maya Rom Korin, the book is categorize as Medical book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This timely volume surveys the broad spectrum of interventions used in health promotion, and shows how they may be tailored to the developmental needs of children and adolescents. Its multilevel lifespan approach reflects concepts of public health as inclusive, empowering, and aimed at long- and short-term well-being. Coverage grounds readers in theoretical and ecological perspectives, while special sections spotlight key issues in social and behavioral wellness, dietary health, and children and teens in the health care system. And in keeping with best practices in the field, the book emphasizes collaboration with stakeholders, especially with the young clients themselves. Among the topics covered: Child mental health: recent developments with respect to risk, resilience, and interventions Health-related concerns among children and adolescents with ADD/ADHD Preventing risky sexual behavior in adolescents Violence affecting youth: pervasive and preventable Childhood and adolescent obesity Well-being of children in the foster care system Health Promotion for Children and Adolescents is a necessary text for graduate or advanced undergraduate courses in public health, education, medicine, psychology, health education, social work, curriculum, nutrition, and public affairs. It is also important reading for public health professionals; researchers in child health, health education, and child psychology; policymakers in education and public health; and teachers.
Read Adaptive Bidding in Single-Sided Auctions under Uncertainty book online. Adaptive Bidding in Single-Sided Auctions under Uncertainty by Clemens van Dinther, the book is categorize as Computers book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This is one of the first books on the use of software agents to simulate bidding behavior in electronic auctions. It introduces market theory and computational economics together, and gives an overview on the most common and up-to-date agent-based simulation methods. The book will help the reader learn more about simulations in economics in general and common agent-based methods and tools in particular.
Read Family Policy Matters book online. Family Policy Matters by Karen Bogenschneider, the book is categorize as Family & Relationships book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This best-selling text integrates the latest research and cutting-edge practice to make an evidence-based case for family policy. It uses examples from around the globe to explain how families support society and how policies support families. The book also moves beyond analysis to action with pragmatic processes and procedures for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of policies by viewing them through the lens of family impact. Highlights of the new edition include: Extensive revisions with many new references and policies that reflect recent changes in the economy, politics, and family forms and familes. Many new learning tools including guiding questions, more tables and figures, chapter glossaries, discussion questions, and chapter summaries. Enhanced global perspective with a new chapter (5) that features what policies nations have put in place to strengthen and support families. A new chapter (8) that views how family considerations can improve the effectiveness of policy decisions on issues such as early childhood care and education, health care, juvenile crime, long-term care, parent education, and welfare reform. A new chapter (11) on what the policy process and policymakers are really like including how a bill becomes a law. A new chapter (12) that provides a theoretical and empirical rationale for viewing issues through the family impact lens and what innovative tools and procedures exist for analyzing the family impact of organizations, policies, programs, and practices. Several chapters that review what professionals can do in the policy arena and how they can foster compromise and common ground. Updated web-based teaching materials including sample syllabi, classroom activities and assignments, daily lesson plans, test questions, instructor insights, video links, web resources, and more. Part 1 highlights what family policy is and why it’s important and how family life in the U.S. differs from other countries. Part 2 examines the contributions family considerations can bring to issues such as early childhood education, health care, juvenile crime, long-term care, and welfare reform. Part 3 explains why polarization has stymied progress in family policymaking and guidelines for fostering compromise. Insights are drawn from the history of family policy over the last century. Part 4 provides strategies for getting involved in family policymaking. It reviews: the processes policymaking institutions use to enact legislation; new techniques for assessing the family impact of policies and programs; strategies for building better public policies; and various professional roles and careers for building family policy. The book concludes with a summary of how and where we go from here. Intended for advanced undergraduate and/or graduate courses in family or social policy taught in human development and family studies, psychology, counseling, social work, sociology, public policy, home economics, consumer science, and education, researchers and practitioners alike appreciate this book’s integration of theory, research, and practice.
Read Handbook of Parenting and Child Development Across the Lifespan book online. Handbook of Parenting and Child Development Across the Lifespan by Matthew R. Sanders,Alina Morawska, the book is categorize as Psychology book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This handbook presents the latest theories and findings on parenting, from the evolving roles and tasks of childrearing to insights from neuroscience, prevention science, and genetics. Chapters explore the various processes through which parents influence the lives of their children, as well as the effects of parenting on specific areas of child development, such as language, communication, cognition, emotion, sibling and peer relationships, schooling, and health. Chapters also explore the determinants of parenting, including consideration of biological factors, parental self-regulation and mental health, cultural and religious factors, and stressful and complex social conditions such as poverty, work-related separation, and divorce. In addition, the handbook provides evidence supporting the implementation of parenting programs such as prevention/early intervention and treatments for established issues. The handbook addresses the complementary role of universal and targeted parenting programs, the economic benefits of investment in parenting programs, and concludes with future directions for research and practice. Topics featured in the Handbook include: · The role of fathers in supporting children’s development. · Developmental disabilities and their effect on parenting and child development. · Child characteristics and their reciprocal effects on parenting. · Long-distance parenting and its impact on families. · The shifting dynamic of parenting and adult-child relationships. · The effects of trauma, such as natural disasters, war exposure, and forced displacement on parenting. The Handbook of Parenting and Child Development Across the Lifespan is an essential reference for researchers, graduate students, clinicians, and therapists and professionals in clinical child and school psychology, social work, pediatrics, developmental psychology, family studies, child and adolescent psychiatry, and special education.
Read Quantitative Problem Solving Methods in the Airline Industry book online. Quantitative Problem Solving Methods in the Airline Industry by Cynthia Barnhart,Barry Smith, the book is categorize as Business & Economics book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This book reviews Operations Research theory, applications and practice in seven major areas of airline planning and operations. In each area, a team of academic and industry experts provides an overview of the business and technical landscape, a view of current best practices, a summary of open research questions and suggestions for relevant future research. There are several common themes in current airline Operations Research efforts. First is a growing focus on the customer in terms of: 1) what they want; 2) what they are willing to pay for services; and 3) how they are impacted by planning, marketing and operational decisions. Second, as algorithms improve and computing power increases, the scope of modeling applications expands, often re-integrating processes that had been broken into smaller parts in order to solve them in the past. Finally, there is a growing awareness of the uncertainty in many airline planning and operational processes and decisions. Airlines now recognize the need to develop ‘robust’ solutions that effectively cover many possible outcomes, not just the best case, “blue sky” scenario. Individual chapters cover: Customer Modeling methodologies, including current and emerging applications. Airline Planning and Schedule Development, with a look at many remaining open research questions. Revenue Management, including a view of current business and technical landscapes, as well as suggested areas for future research. Airline Distribution -- a comprehensive overview of this newly emerging area. Crew Management Information Systems, including a review of recent algorithmic advances, as well as the development of information systems that facilitate the integration of crew management modeling with airline planning and operations. Airline Operations, with consideration of recent advances and successes in solving the airline operations problem. Air Traffic Flow Management, including the modeling environment and opportunities for both Air Traffic Flow Management and the airlines.
Read The Shoulder book online. The Shoulder by Gazi Huri,Nikolaos K. Paschos, the book is categorize as Medical book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This book provides a broad overview of operative and non-operative treatments of various conditions affecting the shoulder. It is presented in an easy to use format with each chapter including multiple choice questions to assist the reader in preparing for boards to improve shoulder knowledge and increase success in exams. The Shoulder clearly describes the basic science, anatomy, biomechanical features and principals of physical examination while utilising an algorithmic approach to shoulder disorders. The contributors are an international team of shoulder experts who understand what is important to know at every level. The result is a book of value to those new to shoulder challenges and also experienced surgeons who wish to have a quick and handy guide to current concepts and knowledge of shoulder conditions and treatment.
Read Political Economy of China–Taiwan Relations book online. Political Economy of China–Taiwan Relations by Chien-Kai Chen, the book is categorize as Political Science book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This book examines the relationship between cross-border economic ties and international relations in the context of China–Taiwan relations. It focuses on Taiwan’s domestic politics as an intervening variable in analyzing the relationship between China–Taiwan economic ties and their political relations.
Read How Ten Global Cities Take On Homelessness book online. How Ten Global Cities Take On Homelessness by Linda Gibbs, the book is categorize as Social Science book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Creative solutions for global cities addressing their urgent homeless crises. This book takes on perhaps the most formidable issue facing metropolitan areas today: the large numbers of people experiencing homelessnes within cities. Four dedicated experts with first-hand experience profile ten cities—Bogota, Mexico City, Los Angeles, Houston, Nashville, New York City, Baltimore, Edmonton, Paris, and Athens—to explore ideas, strategies, successes, and failures. Together they bring an array of government, nonprofit, and academic perspectives to offer a truly global perspective. The authors answer essential questions about the nature and causes of homelessness and analyze how cities have used innovation and local political coordination to address this pervasive problem. Ten Global Cities will be an invaluable resource not only for students of policy and social work but for municipal, regional, and national policymakers; nonprofit service providers; community advocates and activists; and all citizens who want to collaborate for real change. These authors argue that homelessness is not an insurmountable social condition, and their examples show that cities and individuals working in coordination can lead the charge for better outcomes.
Read Ascend AI Processor Architecture and Programming book online. Ascend AI Processor Architecture and Programming by Xiaoyao Liang, the book is categorize as Computers book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Ascend AI Processor Architecture and Programming: Principles and Applications of CANN offers in-depth AI applications using Huawei’s Ascend chip, presenting and analyzing the unique performance and attributes of this processor. The title introduces the fundamental theory of AI, the software and hardware architecture of the Ascend AI processor, related tools and programming technology, and typical application cases. It demonstrates internal software and hardware design principles, system tools and programming techniques for the processor, laying out the elements of AI programming technology needed by researchers developing AI applications. Chapters cover the theoretical fundamentals of AI and deep learning, the state of the industry, including the current state of Neural Network Processors, deep learning frameworks, and a deep learning compilation framework, the hardware architecture of the Ascend AI processor, programming methods and practices for developing the processor, and finally, detailed case studies on data and algorithms for AI. Presents the performance and attributes of the Huawei Ascend AI processor Describes the software and hardware architecture of the Ascend processor Lays out the elements of AI theory, processor architecture, and AI applications Provides detailed case studies on data and algorithms for AI Offers insights into processor architecture and programming to spark new AI applications
Read Awakening to the Fifth Dimension book online. Awakening to the Fifth Dimension by Kimberly Meredith, the book is categorize as Body, Mind & Spirit book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Elevate your consciousness and heal your life. In Awakening to the Fifth Dimension, author Kimberly Meredith offers readers something truly revolutionary—a new dimension of healing. Discovering her healing gifts after two near death experiences in 2013, she is now one of the most in-demand medical intuitive healers in the nation, traveling the country to speak at events, appearing at major consciousness and global virtual events, and offering healing to those who so desperately in need. Here in these pages, Kimberly shares her gift for the first time with a wider audience, giving readers the tools to implement this healing in their own lives. Whether you are wrestling with chronic illness, seemingly untreatable symptoms, or other mental, emotional, or physical ailments, Kimberly’s gentle wisdom offers a way forward towards happiness and freedom. Filled with instruction, case studies, testimonials, nutritional advice, and practical methods to raise your consciousness Awakening to the Fifth Dimension will empower readers to confront their own health struggles and find true, lasting healing.
Read A Course in Mastering Alchemy book online. A Course in Mastering Alchemy by Jim Self,Roxane Burnett, the book is categorize as Body, Mind & Spirit book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: The 21st century's answer to A Course in Miracles, this guide offers techniques for manifesting a new way of being—so you step out of the chaos of the third dimension into the higher consciousness of the fifth This unique, interactive book offers a self-contained program to access a totally new way of life. It is A Course in Miracles for the 21st century, reaching far beyond that earlier initiative by incorporating the profound Shift in human consciousness that has been occurring over the last few decades. A Course in Mastering Alchemy has been specifically orchestrated by the Teachers of Light to expand your understanding, your consciousness and your ability to use the new energy tools and manifestation techniques they offer. So what can Alchemy do for you? Alchemy is the ability to alter the frequencies of our thoughts to change how you perceive and interact with the world. Begin to experience a new higher level of conscious awareness. To master alchemy, new energy tools of unparalleled capacity have now become available. These are provided here for the first time in book form by the Teachers of Light. The guidance of these Ascended Beings has been given to Jim Self and Roxane Burnett and are presented in the hugely popular online Mastering Alchemy course. This book will provide you with all the information, exercises and practical experiences you need to: • Become conscious of the rules and limitations of your present reality. • Recognize that much of who you believe you are has very little to do with who you really are. • Step out of the unnecessary concept of “suffering” into a state of complete wellbeing. • Recreate yourself so you are no longer at the mercy of conditioned thoughts and emotionally charged reactions. • Begin to access your highest consciousness. • Create a new, strong and capable platform for experiencing the world. You can also access free supplemental meditations, lectures, videos and animations from the actual Mastering Alchemy course, guided by the Teachers of Light. A free, private online classroom is available only to readers of this book.
Read Candide book online. Candide by Voltaire, the book is categorize as Fiction book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Candide is the most read and published work by Voltaire (the real name is François-Marie Arouet). The characters of the story – Candide, his friend Cunégonde and his mentor Pangloss – go around the world; they are present at the Seven Year’s War, seizure of Azov by Russians, Lisbon earthquake, and even visit a fairy-tale land Eldorado...
Read The Ancient City book online. The Ancient City by Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, the book is categorize as History book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This influential survey synthesizes ancient documents and physical evidence to build an account of religious, family, and civic life of Periclean Athens and Rome during the time of Cicero.
Read Earth: A Spiritual Trap & Practical Exercises to Ascend book online. Earth: A Spiritual Trap & Practical Exercises to Ascend by Edward Alexander, the book is categorize as Religion book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Edward Alexander, a life-long student & practitioner of the occult, esoteric, magick and mysticism, member of several secret orders, involved with governmental fractions - now brings you the darkest secret he has discovered, from personal direct experience and observations, and details it for you. This is the Trap System - a spiritual-technological construct keeping humans trapped on Earth through among other things reincarnation and karma, making them forget themselves from life-time to life-time to stop them from progressing and finding the truth. He also explains what he have discovered about subjects such as the chakra system and the Third Eye (Pineal Gland), mind control, external influences, the truth about Aliens, what Ghosts & the After-life are, our multidimensional existence - and finally finish it all off with a chapter filled with exercises and meditations to free oneself, expand consciousness, and move beyond and out of the Trap System and know ones True Self, the Higher Soul.
Read Charlotte's Web book online. Charlotte's Web by E. B. White, the book is categorize as Juvenile Fiction book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Don’t miss one of America’s top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS’s The Great American Read. This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect." Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full color on a full-color device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices. Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter. E. B. White's Newbery Honor Book is a tender novel of friendship, love, life, and death that will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. It contains illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Stuart Little and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series, among many other books. Whether enjoyed in the classroom or for homeschooling or independent reading, Charlotte's Web is a proven favorite.
Read Culture of Health in Practice book online. Culture of Health in Practice by Alonzo L. Plough, the book is categorize as Medical book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Weaving together research findings and narratives, Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action explores the many opportunities we have as a society to advance a Culture of Health and makes the case that a commitment to health equity is fundamental to bringing those efforts into the mainstream. In this latest contribution to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Culture of Health Series, contributors describe the challenges and opportunities in rural and urban regions, in neighborhoods and schools, in prisons and workplaces. They explore different populations, including immigrants, minority youth, and individuals with substance use disorders; the risks posed by climate change; the role of the media in shaping the public discourse; and the innovations being spearheaded by health providers, insurers, and community leaders. Together, the chapters carry the message that while the challenges are daunting, achieving health equity for all lies within reach.
Read Paradise Lost book online. Paradise Lost by John Milton, the book is categorize as Poetry book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: “The greatest epic poem in the English language . . . A work of unparalleled imaginative genius that shapes English literature even now.” —Benjamin Ramm, BBC.com Written in blank verse by the seventeenth-century English poet John Milton, this “epic of over 10,000 lines is a dramatic, imaginative version of Satan’s rebellion against God and of Adam and Eve’s eviction from Eden. Set at the beginnings of human history, it shifts us across an expansive universe: Heaven at the top—Earth dangling from it—and Hell at the bottom, a dark gloomy Chaos in between. It tells the story of divine creation, human ambition and hopeless rebellion, but is perhaps most famous for its presentation of Satan, an intensely deep character” (New Statesman). “Milton’s cosmos is a visionary unfolding and enfolding of the biblical map with others from his vast mental bookstore. Paradise Lost itself is a densely intertextual amalgam of fictional worlds, made newly brilliant by the imagination behind the poet’s now sightless eyes, embodied in blank verse at its most vigorously muscled. . . . That verse flows, twists, ripples and thunders like a team of miraculously tireless and synchronised horses. It’s the perfect body-mind work-out.” —The Guardian
Read On First Principles book online. On First Principles by Origen, the book is categorize as Religion book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Origen’s On First Principles is a foundational work in the development of Christian thought and doctrine: it is the first attempt in history at a systematic Christian theology. For over a decade it has been out of print with only expensive used copies available; now it is available at an affordable price and in a more accessible format. On First Principles is the most important surviving text written by third-century Church father, Origen. Origen wrote in a time when fundamental doctrines had not yet been fully articulated by the Church, and contributed to the very formation of Christianity. Readers see Origen grappling with the mysteries of salvation and brainstorming how they can be understood. This edition presents G. W. Butterworth’s trusted translation in a new, more readable format, retains the introduction by Henri de Lubac, and includes a new foreword by John C. Cavadini. As St. Gregory of Nazianzus, Doctor of the Church, wrote: “Origen is the stone on which all of us were sharpened.”
Read Switched book online. Switched by Amanda Hocking, the book is categorize as Young Adult Fiction book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Amanda Hocking is an indie publishing sensation whose self-published novels have sold millions of copies all over the world, and Switched is the book that started the phenomenon. Prepare to be enchanted... When Wendy Everly was six years old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. Eleven years later, Wendy discovers her mother might have been right. She's not the person she's always believed herself to be, and her whole life begins to unravel—all because of Finn Holmes. Finn is a mysterious guy who always seems to be watching her. Every encounter leaves her deeply shaken...though it has more to do with her fierce attraction to him than she'd ever admit. But it isn't long before he reveals the truth: Wendy is a changeling who was switched at birth—and he's come to take her home. Now Wendy's about to journey to a magical world she never knew existed, one that's both beautiful and frightening. And where she must leave her old life behind to discover who she's meant to become... As a special gift to readers, this book contains a new, never-before-published bonus story, "The Vittra Attacks," set in the magical world of the Trylle.
Read Mein Kampf book online. Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler, the book is categorize as Biography & Autobiography book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: ‘MEIN KAMPF’ is the autobiography of Adolf Hitler gives detailed insight into the mission and vision of Adolf Hitler that shook the world. This book is the merger of two volumes. The first volume of MEIN KAMPF’ was written while the author was imprisioned in a Bavarian fortress. The book deals with events which brought the author into this blight. It was the hour of Germany’s deepest humiliation, when Napolean has dismembered the old German Empire and French soldiers occupied almost the whole of Germony. The books narrates how Hitler was arrested with several of his comrades and imprisoned in the fortress of Landsberg on the river Lech. During this period only the author wrote the first volume of MEIN KAMPF. The Second volume of MEIN KAMPF was written after release of Hitler from prison and it was published after the French had left the Ruhr, the tramp of the invading armies still echoed in German ears and the terrible ravages had plunged the country into a state of social and economic Chaos. The beauty of the book is, MEIN KAMPF is an historical document which bears the emprint of its own time. Moreover, Hitler has declared that his acts and ‘public statements’ constitute a partial revision of his book and are to be taken as such. Also, the author has translated Hitler’s ideal, the Volkischer Staat, as the People’s State. The author has tried his best making German Vocabulary easy to understand. You will never be satisfied until go through the whole book. A must read book, which is one of the most widely circulated and read books worldwide.
Read Mothering by Degrees book online. Mothering by Degrees by Jillian M. Duquaine-Watson, the book is categorize as Education book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: In Mothering by Degrees, Jillian Duquaine-Watson shows how single mothers pursuing college degrees must navigate a difficult course as they attempt to reconcile their identities as single moms, college students, and in many cases, employees. They also negotiate a balance between what they think a good mother should be, and what society is telling them, and how that affects their choices to go to college, and whether to stay in college or not. The first book length study to focus on the lives and experiences of single mothers who are college students, Mothering by Degrees points out how these women are influenced by dominant American ideologies of motherhood, and the institutional parameters of the schools they attend, and argues for increased attention to the specific ways in which the choices, challenges, and opportunities available to mothers are shaped within their specific environments, as well as the ways in which mothers help shape those environments...
Read The Face of the Firm book online. The Face of the Firm by Michele Rene Gregory, the book is categorize as Social Science book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Despite decades of greater gender awareness at work in Western countries, gender inequality in the executive suites is alive and well. "The Face of the Firm" highlights new critical perspectives on the relationship between hegemonic masculine cultures, gender embodiment, and gender disparities in corporate organizations. Using data from over 100 interviews with female and male executives who worked for some of the most prestigious advertising and computer firms in the world, the book makes important connections between the empirical data and contemporary sexism in the United States and United Kingdom. The book refocuses the debate of executive work, organizational spaces, and gender inequality on gendered bodies at work. It also demonstrates that gendered and sexualized relations among executives often construct the production process. The book makes a contribution to masculinity, gender, and work scholarship and is organized along three key concepts: homogeneity, homosociability, and heterosexuality. These address such factors as the organizational locker room, sexual and heterosexual spaces at work, and the construction of women and men as different workers. This conceptual model is crucial for evaluating the mechanisms that support male dominance among highly skilled professionals and executives."
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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Amanda Hocking is an indie publishing sensation whose self-published novels have sold millions of copies all over the world. Step into the world of the Trylle, and prepare to be enchanted.... When Wendy Everly first discovers the truth about herself—that she's a changeling switched at birth—she knows her life will never be the same. Now she's about to learn that there's more to the story... She shares a closer connection to her Vittra rivals than she ever imagined—and they'll stop at nothing to lure her to their side. With the threat of war looming, her only hope of saving the Trylle is to master her magical powers—and marry an equally powerful royal. But that means walking away from Finn, her handsome bodyguard who's strictly off limits...and Loki, a Vittra prince with whom she shares a growing attraction. Torn between her heart and her people, between love and duty, Wendy must decide her fate. If she makes the wrong choice, she could lose everything, and everybody, she's ever wanted...in both worlds. As a special gift to readers, this book contains a new, never-before-published bonus story, "One Day, Three Ways," set in the magical world of the Trylle.
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BOOK OVERVIEWS: "We are at a crossroads in our spiritual evolution on Earth. This crossroads is called the point of ascension. Earth now has a tremendous number of ascended masters helping your planet transition into a higher light." --Juliano, the Arcturians Go on a mind-expanding journey to explore new spiritual tools for dealing with our planetary crisis. Learn new healing techniques for rebalancing Earth. Study the groundbreaking concepts of between-lives therapy, and learn to release personal trauma so that you can proceed on your path to ascension. Included in this book are new and updated interpretations of the Kaballistic Tree of Life, which has now been expanded to embrace fifthdimensional planetary healing methods. Learn new and expanded Arcturian spiritual technologies, which include the concepts of shimmering, Biorelativity, and holographic healing methods.
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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Adam Silvera reminds us that there’s no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day. #1 New York Times bestseller * 4 starred reviews * A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * A Kirkus Best Book of the Year * A Booklist Editors' Choice * A Bustle Best YA Novel * A Paste Magazine Best YA Book * A Book Riot Best Queer Book * A Buzzfeed Best YA Book of the Year * A BookPage Best YA Book of the Year On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both looking to make a new friend on their End Day. The good news: There’s an app for that. It’s called the Last Friend, and through it, Rufus and Mateo are about to meet up for one last great adventure—to live a lifetime in a single day. In the tradition of Before I Fall and If I Stay, They Both Die at the End is a tour de force from acclaimed author Adam Silvera, whose debut, More Happy Than Not, the New York Times called “profound.” Plus don't miss The First to Die at the End: #1 New York Times bestselling author Adam Silvera returns to the universe of international phenomenon They Both Die at the End in this prequel. New star-crossed lovers are put to the test on the first day of Death-Cast’s fateful calls.
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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Alison Wells is no ordinary woman. Born with supernatural powers, she can never make love to a man without putting him in grave danger. But when her special vision reveals a glorious muscled man soaring overhead on mighty wings, she feels an overwhelming attraction she cannot resist—even as he tells her: "I have come for you. Your blood belongs to me." Kerrick is a vampire and a warrior who has fought his hunger for a woman's love for the past two hundred years. As a Guardian of Ascension, he is sworn to protect Alison from the death vamp armies who crave her blood and her power. But Kerrick has cravings of his own—a forbidden longing to open his heart and veins to Alison. To share his blood...satisfy his thirst...and seal their fates forever. Ascension is the first in Caris Roane's paranormal romance series that Romantic Times calls "a series with epic potential."
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BOOK OVERVIEWS: By necessity, understanding of leadership has been based on who used to be business leaders, namely men. In the last few years, Asian women have been making their mark in corporate America. Although Asian women have become part of the American workforce, and some have achieved spectacular success, there is little discussion about them. Many of these women could be first general immigrants, still balancing the strong pull of two cultures. Even for second or third generation immigrants, Asian cultures can often exert immense pressures. Thus, the achievement of these women deserves far more attention than it has received, and comprehensive research on these advances should be presented. Asian Women in Corporate America: Emerging Research and Opportunities traces the history of Asian women’s presence as executives of major American corporations, presents biographical sketches of a select few, draws upon factors (individual, corporate, and societal) that influenced their journeys, and links to past theories on business leadership. The chapters serve to bring attention to a minority group in leadership and extricates factors that helped in the success of Asian American women in these prominent roles. While highlighting topics such as existing leadership theories, gender and ethnicity in leadership, models of theories regarding Asian women, and their involvement in major corporations, this book is a valuable reference tool for managers, executives, researchers, practitioners, academicians, and students working in fields that include women’s studies/gender studies, business and management, human resources management, management science, and leadership.
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BOOK OVERVIEWS: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “This book delivers completely new and refreshing ideas on how to create value in the world.”—Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta “Peter Thiel has built multiple breakthrough companies, and Zero to One shows how.”—Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if we’re too distracted by shiny mobile devices to notice. Information technology has improved rapidly, but there is no reason why progress should be limited to computers or Silicon Valley. Progress can be achieved in any industry or area of business. It comes from the most important skill that every leader must master: learning to think for yourself. Doing what someone else already knows how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. But when you do something new, you go from 0 to 1. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. Tomorrow’s champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today’s marketplace. They will escape competition altogether, because their businesses will be unique. Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation: it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places.
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BOOK OVERVIEWS: In this book the Promised Messiah, on whom be peace, discusses the philosophy of divine revelation, the three categories of people who claim to receive revelation, and the distinction of the truthful from the false. He then establishes his truthfulness by documenting over 200 Signs, including the fulfillment of prophecies made by the Holy Prophet Muhammad, may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, other men of God, earlier scriptures, and his own revelations spanning over twenty-five years. The author cites numerous examples of his enemies who publicly predicted his downfall and demise, only to become the very victims of their own prophecies. God, however, protected him against every assault, while continuously reassuring him of His promise to bless his Community—a promise which continues to bear the seal and testimony of history. The author also appeals to the followers of different faiths to read this book cover to cover to appreciate and accept this evidence as proof that God is One and the Holy Prophet Muhammad is the Messenger of God, and that he is the Promised Messiah raised to unite humanity under the banner of Islam.
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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Content of the Book The University of Potsdam hosted the 25th ProMath and the 5th WG Problem Solving conference. Both groups met for the second time in this constellation which contributed to profound discussions on problem solving in each country taking cultural particularities into account. The joint conference took place from 29th to 31st August 2018, with participants from Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Sweden, and Turkey. The conference revolved around the theme “Implementation research on problem solving in school settings”. These proceedings contain 14 peer-reviewed research and practical articles including a plenary paper from our distinguished colleague Anu Laine. In addition, the proceedings include three workshop reports which likewise focused on the conference theme. As such, these proceedings provide an overview of different research approaches and methods in implementation research on problem solving in school settings which may help close the gap between research and practice, and consequently make a step forward toward making problem solving an integral part of school mathematics on a large-scale. Content PLENARY REPORT Anu Laine: How to promote learning in problem-solving? pp 3 – 18 This article is based on my plenary talk at the joint conference of ProMath and the GDM working group on problem-solving in 2018. The aim of this article is to consider teaching and learning problem-solving from different perspectives taking into account the connection between 1) teacher’s actions and pupils’ solutions and 2) teacher’s actions and pupils’ affective reactions. Safe and supportive emotional atmosphere is base for students’ learning and attitudes towards mathematics. Teacher has a central role both in constructing emotional atmosphere and in offering cognitive support that pupils need in order to reach higher-level solutions. Teachers need to use activating guidance, i.e., ask good questions based on pupils’ solutions. Balancing between too much and too little guidance is not easy. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.01 RESEARCH REPORTS AND ORAL COMMUNICATIONS Lukas Baumanns and Benjamin Rott: Is problem posing about posing “problems”? A terminological framework for researching problem posing and problem solving pp 21 – 31 In this literature review, we critically compare different problem-posing situations used in research studies. This review reveals that the term “problem posing” is used for many different situations that differ substantially from each other. For some situations, it is debatable whether they provoke a posing activity at all. For other situations, we propose a terminological differentiation between posing routine tasks and posing non-routine problems. To reinforce our terminological specification and to empirically verify our theoretical considerations, we conducted some task-based interviews with students. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.02 Kerstin Bräuning: Long-term study on the development of approaches for a combinatorial task pp 33 – 50 In a longitudinal research project over two years, we interviewed children up to 6 times individually to trace their developmental trajectories when they solve several times the same tasks from different mathematical areas. As a case study, I will present the combinatorial task and analyze how two children, a girl and a boy, over two years approached it. As a result of the case studies we can see that the analysis of the data product-oriented or process-oriented provides different results. It is also observable that the developmental trajectory of the girl is a more continuous learning process, which we cannot identify for the boy. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.03 Lars Burman: Developing students’ problem-solving skills using problem sequences: Student perspectives on collaborative work pp 51 – 59 Using problem solving in mathematics classrooms has been the object of research for several decades. However, it is still necessary to focus on the development of problem-solving skills, and in line with the recent PISA assessment, more attention is given to collaborative problem solving. This article addresses students’ collaborative work with problem sequences as a means to systematically develop students’ problem-solving skills. The article offers student perspectives on challenges concerning the social atmosphere, differentiation on teaching, and learning in cooperation. In spite of the challenges, the students’ experiences indicate that the use of problem sequences and group problem solving can be fruitful in mathematics education. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.04 Alex Friedlander: Learning algebraic procedures through problem solving pp 61 – 69 In this paper, I attempt to present several examples of tasks and some relevant findings that investigate the possibility of basing a part of the practice-oriented tasks on higher-level thinking skills, that are usually associated with processes of problem solving. The tasks presented and analysed here integrate problem solving-components – namely, reversed thinking, expressing and analysing patterns, and employing multiple solution methods, into the learning and practicing of algebraic procedures – such as creating equivalent expressions and solving equations. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.05 Thomas Gawlick and Gerrit Welzel: Backwards or forwards? Direction of working and success in problem solving pp 71 – 89 We pose ourselves the question: What can one infer from the direction of working when solvers work on the same task for a second time? This is discussed on the basis of 44 problem solving processes of the TIMSS task K10. A natural hypothesis is that working forwards can be taken as evidence that the task is recognized and a solution path is recalled. This can be confirmed by our analysis. A surprising observation is that when working backwards, pivotal for success is (in case of K10) to change to working forwards soon after reaching the barrier. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.06 Inga Gebel: Challenges in teaching problem solving: Presentation of a project in progress by using an extended tetrahedron model pp 91 – 109 In order to implement mathematical problem solving in class, it is necessary to consider many different dimensions: the students, the teacher, the theoretical demands and adequate methods and materials. In this paper, an implementation process is presented that considers the above dimensions as well as the research perspective by using an extended tetrahedron model as a structural framework. In concrete terms, the development and initial evaluation of a task format and a new teaching concept are presented that focus on differentiated problem-solving learning in primary school. The pilot results show initial tendencies towards possible core aspects that enable differentiated problem solving in mathematics teaching. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.07 Heike Hagelgans: Why does problem-oriented mathematics education not succeed in an eighth grade? An insight in an empirical study pp 111 – 119 Based on current research findings on the possibilities of integration of problem solving into mathematics teaching, the difficulties of pupils with problem solving tasks and of teachers to get started in problem solving, this article would like to show which concrete difficulties delayed the start of the implementation of a generally problem-oriented mathematics lesson in an eighth grade of a grammar school. The article briefly describes the research method of this qualitative study and identifies and discusses the difficulties of problem solving in the examined school class. In a next step, the results of this study are used to conceive a precise teaching concept for this specific class for the introduction into problem-oriented mathematics teaching. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.08 Zoltán Kovács and Eszter Kónya: Implementing problem solving in mathematics classes pp 121 – 128 There is little evidence of teachers are using challenging problems in their mathematics classes in Hungary. At the University of Debrecen and University of Nyíregyháza, we elaborated a professional development program for inservice teachers in order to help them implementing problem solving in their classes. The basis of our program is the teacher and researcher collaboration in the lessonplanning and evaluation. In this paper we report some preliminary findings concerning this program. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.09 Ana Kuzle: Campus school project as an example of cooperation between the University of Potsdam and schools pp 129 – 141 The “Campus School Project” is a part of the “Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung” project, whose aim is to improve and implement new structures in the university teacher training by bringing all the essential protagonists, namely university stuff, preservice teachers, and in-service teachers – together, and having them work jointly on a common goal. The department of primary mathematics education at the University of Potsdam has been a part of the Campus School Project since 2017. Thus far several cooperations emerged focusing on different aspects of problem solving in primary education. Here, I give an overview of selected cooperations, and the first results with respect to problem-solving research in different school settings. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.10 Ioannis Papadopoulos and Aikaterini Diakidou: Does collaborative problem-solving matter in primary school? The issue of control actions pp 143 – 157 In this paper we follow three Grade 6 students trying to solve (at first individually, and then in a group) arithmetical and geometrical problems. The focus of the study is to identify and compare the various types of control actions taken during individual and collaborative problem-solving to show how the collective work enhances the range of the available control actions. At the same time the analysis of the findings give evidence about the impact of the collaborative problemsolving on the way the students can benefit in terms of aspects of social metacognition. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.11 Sarina Scharnberg: Adaptive teaching interventions in collaborative problem-solving processes pp 159 – 171 Even though there exists limited knowledge on how exactly students acquire problem-solving competences, researchers agree that adaptive teaching interventions have the potential to support students‘ autonomous problem-solving processes. However, most recent research aims at analyzing the characteristics of teaching interventions rather than the interventions’ effects on the students’ problem-solving process. The study in this paper addresses this research gap by focusing not only on the teaching interventions themselves, but also on the students’ collaborative problem-solving processes just before and just after the interventions. The aim of the study is to analyze the interventions‘ effect on the learners’ integrated problem-solving processes. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.12 Nina Sturm: Self-generated representations as heuristic tools for solving word problems pp 173 – 192 Solving non-routine word problems is a challenge for many primary school students. A training program was therefore developed to help third-grade students to find solutions to word problems by constructing external representations (e.g., sketches, tables) and to specifically use them. The objective was to find out whether the program positively influences students’ problemsolving success and problem-solving skills. The findings revealed significant differences between trained and untrained classes. Therefore, it can be assumed that self-generated representations are heuristic tools that help students solve word problems. This paper presents the results on the impact of the training program on the learning outcome of students. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.13 Kinga Szűcs: Problem solving teaching with hearing and hearing-impaired students pp 193 – 203 In the last decade the concept of inclusion has become more and more prevalent in mathematics education, especially in Germany. Accordingly, teachers in mathematics classrooms have to face a wide range of heterogeneity, which includes physical, sensory and mental disabilities. At the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, within the framework of the project “Media in mathematics education” it is examined how new technologies can support teaching in inclusive mathematics classrooms. In the academic year 2017/18, the heterogeneity regarding hearing impairment was mainly focussed on. Based on a small case study with hearing and hearing-impaired students a problem-solving unit about tangent lines was worked out according to Pólya, which is presented in the paper. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.14 WORKSHOP REPORTS Ana Kuzle and Inga Gebel: Implementation research on problem solving in school settings: A workshop report 207 On the last day of the conference, we organized a 90-minute workshop. The workshop focused on the conference theme “Implementation research on problem solving in school settings”. Throughout the conference, the participants were invited to write down their questions and/or comments as a response to held presentations. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.15 Ana Kuzle, Inga Gebel and Anu Laine: Methodology in implementation research on problem solving in school settings pp 209 – 211 In this report, a summary is given on the contents of the workshop. In particular, the methodology and some ethical questions in implementation research on problem solving in school settings are discussed. The discussion showed how complex this theme is so that many additional questions emerged. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.16 Lukas Baumanns and Sarina Scharnberg: The role of protagonists in implementing research on problem solving in school practice pp 213 – 214 Based on seminal works of Pólya (1945) and Schoenfeld (1985), problem solving has become a major focus of mathematics education research. Even though there exists a variety of recent research on problem solving in schools, the research results do not have a direct impact on problem solving in school practice. Instead, a dissemination of research results by integrating different protagonists is necessary. Within our working group, the roles of three different protagonists involved in implementing research on problem solving in school practice were discussed, namely researchers, pre-service, and in-service teachers, by examining the following discussion question: To what extent do the different protagonists enable implementation of research findings on problem solving in school practice? https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.17 Benjamin Rott and Ioannis Papadopoulos: The role of problem solving in school mathematics pp 215 – 217 In this report of a workshop held at the 2018 ProMath conference, a summary is given of the contents of the workshop. In particular, the role of problem solving in regular mathematics teaching was discussed (problem solving as a goal vs. as a method of teaching), with implications regarding the selection of problems, its implementation into (written) exams as well as teacher proficiency that is needed for implementing problem solving into mathematics teaching. https://doi.org/10.37626/GA9783959871167.0.18