A Frustrated Teacher Finds a Better Way

‘Where are my kids?’ Ms. Pannee Sriyab would ask herself as she scanned her sparsely populated classroom. Few of her students were interested in math and even fewer wanted to watch Pannee squeakily scribble combinations of letters and numbers on the whiteboard. The formulas, after all, seemed as useful to

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Here’s How to Make 4th Graders Love Science Class

Asking questions, dreaming up experiments, crushing plastic bottles – students in Ms. Salakjit Chuenta’s science class learn by doing, and have a lot of fun along the way. While rote memorization remains the preferred teaching practice in Thailand, Ms. Salakjit has broken from tradition to provide the fourth graders of […]

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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. Jiratthida Phonnirakul, a 4th grade teacher in the Sura Ban Rai School, Samut Prakan Province explains, “Normally, the teacher simply gives students knowledge. Students don’t have […]

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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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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

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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