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
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
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
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,
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Walaluck Srilakram, or as her students know her, Kru Ik, has loved chemistry her whole life. Her passion for science and in particular, chemistry, has deep roots and goes back to her childhood.
“I love to observe and learn new things,” said Kru Ik. “I like to see changes, colors
If you had unlimited resources to make one investment to improve Thai society, what would you do? Build 1,000 state-of-the-art hospitals? An underground, high-speed rail system to connect all corners of the country? Perhaps you’re worried about education and would ensure that every student has access to the new wave
This easy DIY project will turn your child into a real-life magician
If your kids like Harry Potter, then they are going to love this simple experiment. It’s called the “glass disappearing trick.” As the name suggests, your kids will learn to make a glass bottle or tube vanish in