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  1. Community College: Your Ticket to the U.S.A.


    Community College: Your Ticket to the U.S.A.

    12 Feb 2015 : AUA Language Center and EducationUSA Thailand are hosting a seminar on “Community Colleges in the U.S.A.,” For students who wish to pursue studies in the U.S.A., community colleges are a fantastic option.

  2. Giving hope through education

    Giving hope through education

    04 Feb 2015 : Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn visited Lower Klity Creek village last week, and a sense of hope and joy fell on this small hamlet in Kanchanaburi. Klity has been in the news for years, and it's always bad news: this is the village that has suffered toxic lead contamination for decades, definitely one of the worst environmental disasters in modern Thailand.

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  1. Knowledge galore at Bangkok Teachers Network Conference

    Knowledge galore at Bangkok Teachers Network Conference

    30 Nov 2010 : Recently, KIS International School (KIS) hosted the 5th BTN (Bangkok Teachers Network) Conference under the theme of "Sharing Best Practices". Over 600 teachers from more than 40 schools were present.

  2. SAVE the Children

    Parents also need to learn

    30 Nov 2010 : The family is clearly the most important institution in our society, and early next month we will be celebrating and honouring all fathers in Thailand. While expressing our gratitude to our fathers early next month, let us remind ourselves that there are many children in Thailand who are under the care of others who are not their parents.

  3. Preserving language diversity


    Preserving language diversity

    30 Nov 2010 : The power of language to save and improve lives was a key theme at a recent Bangkok conference on language, education and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  4. Teaching with HEART

    Rules vs norms

    30 Nov 2010 : Although they are used interchangeably on many occasions, the terms "rules" and "norms" have different meanings and hence yield different outcomes in a classroom setting.

  5. Tackling learning disabilities


    Tackling learning disabilities

    30 Nov 2010 : Upon the conclusion of her assigning her Prathom 5 (Grade 5) class a maths exercise on decimals, Saisunee Roodeekajohnchai, a teacher at Ban Huai Lat School, asked Ngunruethai Boonsri, aka Mai, 11, and five of her classmates to group at the back of the classroom. She then told them to practise multiplication by using their fingers.

  6. Chronobiology



    30 Nov 2010 : Have you ever been in the house waiting for your father or husband to come home and about 10 minutes before he walks in, the dog seems to instinctively know he is on his way? Or do you hate waking early at "work time" on a Saturday although the alarm clock has not been set and you had gone to bed later and really wanted to sleep in?

  7. THE WRITE Stuff!

    Punctuating dialogue properly

    30 Nov 2010 : In a previous article, we examined the structure of using dialogue in writing. Today we will look at punctuating written dialogue properly. Almost all new writers make errors when initially learning to punctuate dialogue, but the rules are actually few and simple.

  8. Making up the numbers

    Making up the numbers

    21 Nov 2010 : I see the Thailand Tatler Top 300 Expat List is out on the streets.

  9. Stimuli for creativity

    Stimuli for creativity

    16 Nov 2010 : According to the Cone of Experience by Edgar Dale, persons can remember 10 percent of what they read, 20 percent of what they hear, 50 percent of what they hear and see, 70 percent of what they say, and 90 percent of what they say and do.

  10. Power Green grooms young minds

    Power Green grooms young minds

    16 Nov 2010 : At the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies (Fers), Mahidol University (MU), a group of Mathayom 5 (Grade 11) students examined soil samples collected from various sources and used science kits to determine the trace amounts of ammonia, nitrate and phosphorus in the soil.

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