The Thai Education is to the new demand focusing on building “competencies” to prepare students to adjust their abilities to deal with the dynamic changes in today’s society – including the advancement of science and technology. As a result, the traditional teaching and learning method that focuses on measuring learning
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
Mr. Sathit Wannaphop, a science teacher from Takuapa Senanukun School in Phang-nga, is among the most passionate mentors and dedicated participants in Chevron Enjoy Science Project being implemented by Kenan Foundation Asia. He is steadfast in his belief that it is a teacher’s responsibility not only to teach the content
Missed! A Thai student cries in dismay as the projectile from the catapult that he and his team are working on fails to hit the target. He is just one of over 75 middle school students from Samut Prakarn using a disjointed assortment of materials to build a catapult capable […]
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
“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
On a sizzling April afternoon in Nakhon Nayok, Thailand, Mrs. Sutchaya Bumrungkit sits down at a picnic bench to discuss her outlook on education and explain why she’s optimistic about the future of schools under her supervision. With every word and gesture oozing with passion, spectators cannot help but
Hose in hand, Nattakarn carefully fills a water bottle in search of the precise amount that will cause her rocket to fly through the air like shooting star. Moments later, Nattakarn steps to the launch pad. She attaches the rocket to an air pump and
It’s early on a June morning in Pathum Thani, Thailand, and 114 boys and girls are frantically scrunching newspaper scraps, snapping chopsticks in half, and bundling materials together with tape in an effort to build a tower with limited resources. The children must engineer
Enhanced Project-based Learning Enables Kids to See Real-world Value of STEM Education
Nuttawut and his friends sit deep in thought on the floor of their classroom in rural Nakhon Nayok province. They are searching for a way to use technology to support their community.