Leveraging hands-on learning to build knowledge in science

Teachers play one of the most important roles in a student’s life, this makes teaching jobs challenging and full of responsibility, while still being rewarding in many ways. Mr. Nopparat Buranathavorn, a science teacher at Nikhom Sang Ton Eng School in Rayong Province, knows this very well.
Finding ways to

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Teacher Support During a Crisis

Public health personnel are the frontline in the fight against COVID-19. Similarly, the frontline for Thai schools are the teachers. In this case, teachers support the students and their parents, not only against the pandemic, but also in coping with changes in teaching and widening education inequality.
Not only

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This is the Special Ingredient of our Online Teacher Training

What are you hoping to accomplish when you teach someone something? Do you want that person to know more about the subject because of your teaching? Or gain a greater appreciation for the material? Or take what they learned and apply it in the real world? How you define success

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Why COVID Failed to Stop This Teacher from Growing her Skills

Ms. Natthaya Issarangkoon Na Ayuttaya is a 5th-grade teacher with a unique background. Three years ago, she hung up her lab coat to switch from a career in the private sector, where she worked first as a sales engineer and later as a lab technician, to educate the next generation

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Can you re-create hands-on learning in the digital world?

Although COVID-19 has delayed the opening of schools in Thailand until July, Kenan’s education team is working hard to build teachers’ skills so they can hit the ground running when the time comes. With social distancing orders in place, Kenan has moved its teacher professional development program online with our

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3 Consequences of COVID-19 on Thai Education

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some 15 million Thai students will be out of school until at least July. That means students could go without any schooling for upwards of one-third of the year. While the Ministry of Education intends to cancel future holidays to make up the difference,

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How a Teacher is Changing How Thai Students Learn

Mr. Kriangkrai Sungthong began teaching at Dipangkorn Wittayapat School five years ago. As a young teacher, he used the rote learning techniques that he had experienced growing up to educate his students. Despite his best effort, he struggled to engage his students and make them care about science.
Although he

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Developing the Healthcare Professionals of Tomorrow

Nations around the world have been caught off guard by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which is sending economies into tailspins and disrupting societies as we speak. This fast-moving virus is striking country after country. Though pathologists, epidemiologists, and other medical professionals are working hard to keep us safe, many lives […]

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New Program Enables One Educator to Transform her Classroom

Teacher Professional Development Program Raises Student Achievement in STEM Education”I enjoy teaching when my students are enthusiastic and motivated,” said Ms. Sayamol Hongsira, a 7th-9th grade science teacher in Rayong, Thailand.Finding the magic formula to inspire students isn’t easy, however, no matter how well-meaning or dedicated a teacher is. Like […]

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