The STEM education is new issue of teaching and learning in school setting. Building up STEM education professional learning community may provide some suggestions for further collaborative work of STEM Education from grounded up. This paper aimed to clarify the building up STEM education learning community in Khon Kaen Wittayayon (KKW) School setting. Participants included Khon Kaen University researchers, Khon Kaen Wittayayon School administrators and teachers. Methodology regarded interpretative paradigm. The tools of interpretation included participant observation, interview and document analysis. Data was analyzed to categories of condition for building up STEM education professional learning community. The findings revealed that the actions of developing STEM learning activities and research showed some issues of KKW STEM community of inquiry and improvement. The paper will discuss what and how the community learns about sharing vision of STEM Education, supportive physical and social conditions of KKW, sharing activities of STEM, and good things from some key STEM teachers’ ambition. The paper may has implication of supporting STEM education in Thailand school setting.
Building up STEM education professional learning community in school setting: Case of Khon Kaen Wittayayon School
Aduldej Thana, Kulpatsorn Siripun, Chokchai Yuenyong; Building up STEM education professional learning community in school setting: Case of Khon Kaen Wittayayon School. AIP Conf. Proc. 5 January 2018; 1923 (1): 030067. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5019558
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