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By Dina Zhansagimova

Kazakhstan, one of many biggest international locations in the world, used to be lengthy hidden from the remainder of the realm at the back of the Iron Curtain, and persisted to stay ignored one of the “stans” of significant Asia that received independence from the Soviet Union within the early Nineties. Now, 20 years later, it has emerged as a latest nation with far-reaching pursuits. It has constructed swiftly over the past decade, elevating a brand-new capital in the course of its tremendous, empty grasslands, and stepping as much as take the best place within the zone. Blessed with nice reserves of oil, gasoline, and mineral assets, it truly is politically and economically good, and the richest kingdom in vital Asia.
   
The likely unending expanse of the Kazakh Steppe takes viewers unexpectedly. within the east and southeast the terrain ultimately adjustments to picturesque highlands and mountains, offering common habitats for a couple of infrequent animal and poultry species. as soon as domestic to old civilizations, this giant land has yielded a wealth of archaeological artefacts.
 
the trendy Kazakh humans emerged from the increase and fall of a succession of medieval Turkic states earlier than being absorbed into the Russian Empire. They have been pastoral nomads, self-sufficient, loose, and famously adaptable. Their openness and generosity of spirit have survived opposed to the entire odds of a grim background. this day Kazakhstan is open for enterprise, and receptive back to outdoor cultural influences.
 
Culture clever! Kazakhstan introduces Western readers to this advanced, unknown humans. It publications you thru their traditions, customs, and social values. It describes how they behave at paintings, at domestic, at relaxation, and in the street, and what they consume and drink. There are important pointers on speaking, and precious insights into Kazakhstan’s dynamic enterprise tradition and financial system.

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By Dina Zhansagimova

Kazakhstan, one of many biggest international locations in the world, used to be lengthy hidden from the remainder of the realm at the back of the Iron Curtain, and persisted to stay ignored one of the “stans” of significant Asia that received independence from the Soviet Union within the early Nineties. Now, 20 years later, it has emerged as a latest nation with far-reaching pursuits. It has constructed swiftly over the past decade, elevating a brand-new capital in the course of its tremendous, empty grasslands, and stepping as much as take the best place within the zone. Blessed with nice reserves of oil, gasoline, and mineral assets, it truly is politically and economically good, and the richest kingdom in vital Asia.
   
The likely unending expanse of the Kazakh Steppe takes viewers unexpectedly. within the east and southeast the terrain ultimately adjustments to picturesque highlands and mountains, offering common habitats for a couple of infrequent animal and poultry species. as soon as domestic to old civilizations, this giant land has yielded a wealth of archaeological artefacts.
 
the trendy Kazakh humans emerged from the increase and fall of a succession of medieval Turkic states earlier than being absorbed into the Russian Empire. They have been pastoral nomads, self-sufficient, loose, and famously adaptable. Their openness and generosity of spirit have survived opposed to the entire odds of a grim background. this day Kazakhstan is open for enterprise, and receptive back to outdoor cultural influences.
 
Culture clever! Kazakhstan introduces Western readers to this advanced, unknown humans. It publications you thru their traditions, customs, and social values. It describes how they behave at paintings, at domestic, at relaxation, and in the street, and what they consume and drink. There are important pointers on speaking, and precious insights into Kazakhstan’s dynamic enterprise tradition and financial system.

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They help you see what types of things you need to work on a lot and what things you don’t. —Leslier, ninth grader As students develop an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses, as well as the demands of each learning situation, they realize the importance of executive function processes for academic success. When they use strategies that address the core executive function processes, they also become independent learners and flexible thinkers, and can more easily bypass their weaknesses while using their strengths to learn efficiently.

2004a; Swanson, 1999; Zimmerman & Schunk, 2001). Executive function strategies help students to go beyond the content that is being taught, so that learning is process-based rather than only outcome-based (Meltzer & Krishnan, 2007). Students need to learn how to set goals, plan, and prioritize; how to organize materials and information; how to remember and mentally recall previously learned information; how to “juggle” information in their minds; how to shift approaches in learning and problem-­solving situations; and how to monitor themselves and check their work.

S/he is a hard worker. •• S/he does not give up even when the work is difficult. Please judge how hard this student works: •• Homework •• Long-term projects •• Studying for tests •• Other activities (sports, music, art, hobbies) Note. The ME and TPSE each comprise 36 items, which are rated on a 1–5 scale.  Students’ versus Teachers’ Ratings of Their Performance on Academic Tasks That Involve Executive Function Processes ME—Students TPSE—Teachers Please judge how well you do on: •• Organization •• Long-term projects •• Making a plan before starting work •• Using strategies in my schoolwork •• Checking my work •• Homework •• Tests •• Long-term projects Please judge how well this student does on: •• Organization •• Long-term projects •• Making a plan before starting work •• Using strategies in his/her schoolwork •• Checking his/her work •• Homework •• Tests •• Long-term projects These examples reflect the discrepancies between students’ self-­perceptions and their teachers’ judgments.

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