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  1. 1. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    It all adds up to success


    Newspaper section: News

    » Thai students have won gold and silver medals at the 51st International Mathematical Olympiad in Kazakhstan.

  2. 2. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    Boosting business acumen

    By Purich Trivitayakhun, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Suppose you were a lady aged 45 or above. How wonderful it would be if you could find a serene, natural-approach exercise centre where you could work out away from the critical eyes of the younger, hardcore fitness buffs...

  3. 3. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    Taking comics seriously

    TEACHER - 2 - Teacher

    By Timothy Cornwall, PHD, DTM, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Over and over, students tell me that the only reading they do is comics - invariably manga from Japan. While I wish it were otherwise, I know that if I want my students to read more, one way to encourage them to try do...

  4. 4. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    Reforms needed, not bigger classes


    By Steve Graham, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Bangkok Education Service Area Office 2 has allowed the schools under its control to increase class sizes from a maximum of 40 to 50 students to cope with increased student numbers.

  5. 5. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    SVOA expands learning opportunities


    By Purich Trivitayakhun, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Although it had stopped raining, clouds still blanketed the high peaks of the Banthat mountain range, which could be seen clearly from the school's yard. A modern two-storey building stands at one end of the yard, c...

  6. 6. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    Sowing seeds of love


    By Krista Clement, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Nok, a woman in her late 20s, has been living for nine months at an emergency home for abused women operated by the Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women (APSW) in Bangkok.

  7. 7. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    Full commitment to mentoring students

    Teaching with HEART

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Since social-emotional well-being directly relates to students' academic achievement, schools should commit to supporting it. This is particularly necessary for adolescents.

  8. 8. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    Dramatic readings


    By Purich Trivitayakhun, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » 'George was a giant, the scruffiest giant in town. He always wore the same pair of old brown scandals and the same old patched-up gown," narrated Sornsiri Poovongsaroj, aged 11.

  9. 9. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    Oil and water don't mix


    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Oil is always in the news for some reason or another, whether for fluctuating barrel prices, oil-rig fires, or tanker crashes and leaks. Recently, it is because of the gigantic semi-submersible Mobile Offshore Drilling U...

  10. 10. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    Compound sentences made easy


    By Heather Vlach, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » A compound sentence is two simple sentences joined together with a comma and a coordinating conjunction. Never forget to add the comma. The coordinating conjunctions (CC) are: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so. These ...

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