Event description

By reviewing curriculum planning and thinking clearly about the form of assessments, teachers are able to design more effective classes. This workshop focuses on how teachers can align and redesign their curricula and those based on the Thai national curriculum for both learning and teaching to best assess and support student learning in Thai language and literature.

This workshop explores how educators can use various resources in Thai contexts, teaching strategies  idea in the classroom by developing collaborative activities, lessons that involve situations directly related to the learner’s life, and student-motivated projects. The workshop presents practical strategies, educational tools, and resources.

By the end of this workshop, participants should have:

A deeper understanding of the contents and contexts in Thai textbooks and other resources
Had a variety of opportunities to discuss and clarify their understanding of Thai language teaching in International school
Had a variety of opportunities to prepare teaching strategies such as formative assessments, note taking techniques such as Cornell note taking, text-to-text approach, criteria approach and various framework in analytical reading and writing.
Applied using technology for teaching in classroom effectively and supporting student’s learning



Reading and writing framework design in Thai language and literature
Texts and contexts analysis of Thai fiction and nonfiction collections for Thai students in international schools
Group work brainstorming mapping



Please note that session topics are subject to change based on needs of the group.

8:30 – 9:00 AM: Welcome & introduction

Workshop expectations
Topics and questions about Thai language and literature teaching

9:00-10:00 AM: Session 1 – Thai contexts and Thai MOE transition in curriculum

Thai curriculum contexts
Planning in stages using Thai  curriculum contexts base

10:10 – 10:15 AM: Morning Break

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Session 2 – Formative assessments and technology for teacher (teacher’s tools)

Bloom’s taxonomy question for Language and Literature
Write About (App on Ipad)

12:15 – 1:15 PM: Lunch Break

1:15-3:15 PM: Session 3 – Framework: textual analysis

Thai MOE and resources (Thai textbooks) in different genres
Mind mapping diagram
Interactive note taking
Feedback templates

3:15-3:30 Break

3:30-4:00 PM: Conclusion

Questions and 321 reflections on Google form



THB ฿1880


About the Workshop Leader

Kanlayanan O’Meara currently teaches PYP Thai A, MYP Language & Literature, and DP Thai & Thai Studies at NIST International School. Prior to joining NIST, she taught MYP and DP Thai at Concordian International School in Thailand, where she had been from 2008. Kanlayanan was also a Thai teacher at PTIS International School for five years and at The Regent’s School for two years. Altogether, she has over 15 years of experience in IB schools, teaching Thai language in all three programmes: the PYP, MYP and DP.

Kanlayanan is an experienced Thai department coordinator, and has held leadership position in curriculum assessment, professional development, and the pathway of the PYP to DP management for five years. She holds a B.Ed. in Thai (with a minor English in Secondary Education) from Burapha University and an M.Ed. in Thai from Srinakharinwirot University.  She earned a second in M.Ed. in Education Administration from Narasuan University.