Kids Accidently Learn to Love Math

Let’s face it, most kids (and adults!) find math a bit boring, even though they know it’s really important for the future. As Ms. Jirat Thidaphonnirakul, a 4th grade teacher in the Sura Ban Rai School, Samut Prakan Province school explains, “Normally, the teacher simply gives students knowledge. Students don’t […]

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The Best Way to Teach Kids to Code Isn’t How You Think

Thai teacher discovers the secret to making STEM education fun and accessible to build 21st century skills
Loud whispers emanate from a small group of teachers huddled in the back of the auditorium. After a few moments of hurried discussion, the huddle opens up, and Visut, the team’s spokesperson, steps

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This is How One Teacher Brought Out the Best in Her Students

As a primary school teacher in Nakhon Pathom province for the past five years, Ms. Wipaporn Deeseng knows how the Thai education system tames the curiosity of students and slows their development at an early age. After delivering lesson-after-lesson to rows of silent boys and girls, she realized a startling […]

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Master Teacher Helps Bring Vietnamese Education into the 21st Century

Four women lean eagerly over a circular table. Their eight arms jostle with the wires, batteries, tape, and scissors that lay before them. The women hypothesize, test, and iterate at a speed mirroring their lively hands. At last, the bulb connected to the circuit springs to life, giving off a

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Innovation Camps Put Students on the Fast-track to a 21st Century Career

Pongsapak’s fingers tingle as he draws the rubber band back tighter and tighter. After a lung-filling breath, he releases, and the salmon-colored ping pong ball rotates briskly towards the target. Pongsapak’s eyes widen. Boink! It’s a hit! Pongsapak’s nervous energy converts to a joyful smile. He had just completed “Hit […]

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Educating Young Technicians for Tomorrow’s Workplace

Concentrated faces and occasional bursts of laughter fill Ms. Silarat Ongsirichaisakulat’s Active Physics science class at Chachoengsao Technical College. When each member of a team runs a process successfully, cheers erupt from the students.

Ms. Silarat eagerly shared her outlook on education with the Enjoy Science team: “If you

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Creative Professional Pursues Interest in Becoming a Maker

Creative Professional Pursues Interest in Becoming a Maker

Ever since he was a kid, Anon liked to tinker and fix things around the house. Today, he has been able to turn his passion into an exciting career as a “maker” at the Pinn Creative Space as the Technical Manager. After learning about the idea of makers, Mr. Anon

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Teaching Kids to Build Their Dreams

Teaching Kids to Build Their Dreams

“I want to build and fly my own airplane,” said Runn Aunopas, a 6-year-old boy with the hidden skills needed for making. The maker movement relates to people employing do-it-yourself (DIY) and do-it-with-others (DIWO) techniques and processes to build technology items. Runn joined an activity at the Kid Makers booth

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