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A Thai education official admitted that online learning in Thailand has weakened students’ reading and writing skills. The secretary-general of the Office of the Basic Education Commission said this is especially a problem for kindergarten and primary students. He said students “must” start school in-person on May 15. This was after rumours circled that school might be interrupted again. The Pattaya News reported that the secretary-general “expressed concern” over literacy and numeracy skills if students continue studying online this year. To counter students’ decline in these skills, the OBEC plans to teach literacy and numeracy for students in grades 1, […]

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On 3/16/2022 at 1:43 PM, DoUKnowWhoIAm said:

Kindergarten online.. Seriously...😳

kindergarten are some of the best as are early prathom as the parents show an interest and are often involved. The problem is with  5,6 primary  and secondary. The parents of course say . Oh we have no faith in online learning, its the fault of the teachers. but that frequently happens when they are also failing in their responsibility.

If the students are interested and want to take part they will. Of course if your lesson is boring then that's the fault of the teacher. Online lessons need to be extra engaging. But in my experience even that makes only a little difference if the parents aren't monitoring a little.

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