21st-century education is not only about preparing or providing knowledge to students; it also includes forming the habit of learning beyond the classroom. The Innovation Camp is a complimentary learning program for regular classrooms that encourages students to leverage their capability by applying the knowledge and skills learned from the
With the arrival of current technology that aids learning, many have simply assumed that schools can switch smoothly to online learning during COVID-19 outbreak when on-site learning was not allowed for whole semesters. However, Kenan Foundation Asia and Boeing have found that most elementary schools faced serious challenges accessing online
COVID-19 impact on teaching in Thailand
It has been over a year and a half now since COVID-19 hit Thailand. In the early phases, there was a hope that delaying the beginning of the semester and optional online teaching would be an acceptable short-term solution. Now that the pandemic may
Developing 21st century skills in the Math class
The traditional Math class
Looking back to our Math class from school days, most of us would recall going through tons of formulas and theories. If you can solve a Math problem, both in the classroom and in the exam hall,
With Education 4.0, the concept of education changes completely; the new education system, built on success in life, not exams, draws attention to the necessity of personalized education, being confident with technology, and continuously learning and self-improving individuals.
Research by McKinsey Digital revealed that 60% of all occupations could potentially
“Teaching is not merely about providing knowledge to students. It must answer the question of what students can do with that knowledge in the future. I have realized that STEM can help,” shared Ms. Dau Van Nga, a physics, technology, and informatics teacher at Xuan La Secondary School in Tay
What, exactly, sparks into being our love of learning? Is it our sense of touch? Holding a test tube while seeing the colorless solution slowly turn a deep yellow? Our sight, then? What is it that pulls us through the array of information to be memorized, and bring in its
Chatter and movement, culminating in an excited echoing noise in the room. Perhaps an uncommon response from a teacher with thirty-plus students in an eighth grade chemistry class, but to Mr. Sittipong Tummuthit, this is a good thing. This is the energy he strives for in the classroom. Into his
Ratchaprachanukhro 45 School in Kanchanaburi is a school for disadvantaged students. Many lack financial resources and teaching support, making it challenging for students to fully immerse themselves in the learning experience and to have confidence in themselves as learners.
Ms. Deethana Yamwong, a math teacher at the school said,
“Science is a subject that requires a lot of memorization; if I always teach in the same manner, asking students to recite content, it would be very boring,” said Ms. Chompoonuch Rimnongruea, a science teacher at Ratchaprachanukroh 51 School, Buriram. Though Ms. Chompoonuch’s comment speaks to a desire for