Dr Wara2 copyDr. Warabhorn Preechaporn is presently the Mathematics Education Specialist at Training Programme Division, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization, Regional Centre for Education in Science and Mathematics (SEAMEO RECSAM).  She obtained a Master’s of Science Degree in Mathematics Teaching from Chiangmai University, Thailand in 1989 and Degree of Philosophy in Computational Science in 2007 from Walailak University, Thailand.  Prior to working at SEAMEO RECSAM, Dr. Warabhorn has been with Nakhon Si Thammarat Seaboard Industrial College, Benjamarachutit School and Yothin Bamrung School, Thailand.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications and Expertise

Qualification: Bachelor of Science (Education, 1981), Prince of Songkhla University, Thailand; Master of Science (Mathematics Teaching, 1989), Chiang Mai University, Thailand; Degree of Philosophy (Computational Science, 2007), Walailak University, Thailand
Expertise: Mathematics Education

 

Experience

23/03/2017 – Present Mathematics Education Specialist, SEAMEO RECSAM
16/05/2016 – 15/03/2017 Mathematics Lecturer Nakhon Si Thammarat Seaboard Industrial College, Thailand
11/05/2015 – 31/03/2016 Secondary Mathematics Teacher Benjamarachutit School, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
15/03/2011 – 15/01/2015 Mathematics Education Specialist, SEAMEO RECSAM
13/02/2010 – 30/09/2010 Secondary Mathematics Teacher Yothin Bamrung School, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
01/10/2009 – 12/02/2010 Mathematics Education Specialist, SEAMEO RECSAM
13/02/2008-01/10/2009 Mathematics Education Specialist, SEAMEO RECSAM
01/02/1982-12/02/2008 Secondary Mathematics Teacher, Yothin Bamrung School, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

Courses/Workshops

2018
# As a facilitator of a workshop for Teeratada Phitsanulok School, Thailand, on 21st - 26th January, 2018.

2017
# Philippines In-Country Training Workshop for Filipino Teachers/Educators: Lesson Study: Promoting Collaborative Lesson Research (CLR) in the Classroom and Continuing Professional Development, at Tanza Oasis Hotel, Tanza, Cavite, Philippines, on 4th - 8th December, 2017.
# As a facilitator of SMA Camp on “Enhancing Communication English through Science, Mathematics and Technology” for students from Hatyaiwitthaualai school, Thailand, on 9th - 10th November, 2017.
# As a facilitator STEM workshop for BPG Batch 5 on 6th - 8th November, 2017.
# As the committee member in organizing “Penang Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Study Contest 2017, on 23rd September, 2017.
# As a facilitator STEM workshop for BPG Batch 2 on 12th - 14th September, 2017.
# As a facilitator STEM workshop for BPG Batch 1 on 5th - 7th September, 2017.
# As a facilitator of EIS Camp on “Enhancing Communication English through Science, Mathematics and Technology” for students from Hatyaiwitthaualai school, Thailand, on 23rd - 24th October, 2017.
# As a facilitator of a seminar workshop on “Enhancing Communication English through Science, Mathematics and Technology” for Datdaruni school, Chachoengsao, Thailand, on 9th - 13th October, 2017.
# As a facilitator of a seminar workshop on “Enhancing Communication English through Science, Mathematics and Technology” for Pramandanijjanulroah school, Thailand, on 3nd - 5th October, 2017.
# As a facilitator of a seminar workshop on “Developing 21st Century Skills through Science, Mathematics and Technology for Benchamaratrungsarit 2 school, Chachoengsao, Thailand, on 2st - 6th October, 2017.
# As a facilitator of Regular Courses: RC-SM-141-2 (Enhancing Mathematical Thinking in Secondary Classrooms) and RC-SM-141-4 (Enhancing Secondary Mathematics Teaching and Learning through Professional Learning Community), on 3rd -28th April, 2017, Penang, Malaysia.

2016
# As a mathematics lecturer at Nakhon Si Thammarat Seaboard Industrial College, Thailand

2015
# Regular Courses for teachers/educators from Southeast Asian countries, course title: Mathematical Processes for Sustainable Learning in Secondary Classrooms (RC-SM-139-2)” on 6th -30th April, 2015.

2014
# Lao PDR In-Country Training Workshop for Lao Teachers/Educators: MAKING SENSE OF SECONDARY SCIENCE THROUGH INQUIRY: Problem-based Learning at Work, Pakse Teacher Training College, Champasak Province, Lao PDR, on 8th -12th December, 2014.
# Customised Course for Science and Mathematics Educators from Zambia: Enhancing Subjective Learning in the Secondary Science Classroom, Sessions in Zambia 2014, Lusaka and Livingstone, Zambia, on 7th – 12th July, 2014.
# Customised Course for Science and Mathematics Educators from Zambia: Enhancing Subjective Learning in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom, SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia, on 10th -28th February, 2014.

2013
# Customised Courses for Indonesian Secondary Science and Mathematics Educators “21st Century Skills in Secondary Mathematics: Enhancing Higher Order Thinking Skills and Integrated Values Education”, SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia, on 21st October – 15th November, 2013.
# Workshop on “Enhancing 21st Century Skills through Meaningful Science and Mathematics Learning” for Students from Yothin Bamrung School (YBS), Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, on 5th – 7th August, 2013.
# Seminar-Workshop for educators and lecturers from Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University (NSTRU) on “Enhancing 21st Century Skills in Teaching and Learning in Mathematics Classrooms”, on 25th – 29th March, 2013.
# Regular Course “RC-PM-137-2: Making Real Life Connections and Developing Mathematical Ideas in Primary Classroom” on 29th April – 23rd May, 2013.
# Workshop for SMK Methodist Boys’ School In-Service Training on “Knowing Me, Knowing You: Harmonising Social Styles among MBS Fraternity for Achieving Excellence through PBL4C”, Penang, Malaysia, on 20th April, 2013.

2012
# Customised Course for Kamphaeng Phet Rajabhat University (KPRU) Pre-service Teachers: Effective Strategies for the Primary Mathematics Classrooms, SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia, on 15th - 25th October, 2012.
# Customised Courses for Indonesian Secondary Science and Mathematics Educators “Enhancing Creative Problem Solving Skills for the 21st Century Secondary Mathematics Classroom”, SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia, on 3rd -28th September, 2012.
# In-Country Course for Brunei on “Making Sense of Secondary School Mathematics in Context through Problem-Based Learning”, Brunei Darussalam, on 28th -30th May & 2nd June, 2012.
# Seminar-Workshop on Enhancing 21st Century Skills in Teaching and Learning for Thepsatri Rajabhat University (TRU) and Kamphaeng Phet Rajabhat University (KPRU), Thailand, on 14th – 18th May, 2012.
#One-day course on “Using Problem-Based Learning the 4 Core Areas (PBL4C) in Education Management”, Jitra, Malaysia, on 26th March, 2012.


2011
# Customised Courses for Indonesian Secondary Science and Mathematics Educators “Enhancing Creative Problem Solving Skills for the 21st Century Secondary Mathematics Classroom” on 24th October – 18th November, 2011.

2009
# Regular Course “PM-7112 – Lesson Study: Enhancing Instructional Practices in Primary Mathematics Classroom” on 2nd -27th March, 2009.

2008
# Regular Course “SM-2163 – Problem-Based Learning in Secondary Mathematics Classroom” on 7th July – 1st August, 2008.

 

Training/Seminars/Workshops/Colloquiums/Conferences

2018
# The workshop on “Fostering Imagination and Critical Thinking in Engineering Design Process: A Challenge to STEM Education” on 6th – 8th February, 2018.

2017
# 7th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMEd 2017) “Humanising STEM Education for Sustainable Development Goals in the 21st Century” on 13th – 17th November, 2017.
# The workshop on “Embracing Technology to Engage Learning” on 2nd – 3rd October, 2017.
# The workshop on “Enhancing Teaching and Learning of Mathematics through Lesson Study: The Collaborative Lesson Research (CLR) and Teaching through Problem Solving” on 12th – 13th July, 2017.
# SEAMEO Basic Education Standards (SEA-BES): Regional Consultative Meeting and Workshop for the Finalisation of Common Core Regional Learning Standards (CCRLS) in Science and Mathematics, on 28th – 30th March, 2017 at SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia.

2013
# 5th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education “Empowering the Future Generation through Science and Mathematics Education” on 11th – 14th November, 2013.
# International Workshop on “Capacity and Network Project (CANP) Southeast Asia” on 14th – 25th October, 2013 at Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
# Southeast Asia Regional Standards for Mathematics Teachers (SEARS-MT) Workshop 2, on 1st – 5th July, 2013 at SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia.
# Workshop on “A magical creativity in Mathematics Education” on 6th – 7th May, 2013 at SEAMEO RECSAM
# Southeast Asia Regional Standards for Mathematics Teachers (SEARS-MT) Workshop 1, on 13th – 14th March, 2013 at SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia.
# Seminar “Teacher Standards and the Teaching of Mathematics”, on 12th March, 2013 at SEAMEO RECSAM.

2012
# The 12th. International Congress on Mathematical Education, on 8th. – 15th. July, 2012 at COEX, Seoul, Korea.
# “Influencing and Persuading: A Fundamental Skill of a Leader” on 9th March, 2012 at Novotel Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by Ian R. Thomson Certified Master Coach, Member of the International Coaching Council.
# “Primary Science and Mathematics Teacher Educators Training” on 29th January – 08th February, 2012, JICA Chubu, Nagoya, Japan, JICA sponsorship. Dr. Hiroyuki KUNO, Aichi University of Education (AUE), organized the training.

2011
# Kelas Terbuka Lesson Study Kebangsaan 2011, on 12th -14th December, 2011.
# 4th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education “Transforming School Science and Mathematics Education” on 15th – 17th November, 2011.
# The workshop on Takakura Home Method of Composting, on 28th - 29th July, 2011.
# The workshop on how to use Endnotes software, on 27th July, 2011.
# Seminar on Utilising the TIMSS to Improve Teaching and Learning in the Mathematics Classroom and the Curriculum, on 7th June, 2011
# Introduction to First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, on 31st March, 2011
# A Magical Workshop on Creativity in Mathematics Education, on 11th -12th April, 2011.

2010
# Intel Teach Program Essentials Course, on 25th -29th January, 2010

2009
#Serious Game workshop, on 26th November, 2009.
# Total Quality Management (TQM), on 19th -20th August, 2009.
# Excel in Mathematics through Learning with Excel, on 20th -21st July, 2009.
# Training of Trainers: Making it (the GSP) Work in the Classrooms, on 6th -17th July, 2009.
# SMART interactive Teaching workshop, on 24th June, 2009.
# Climate Change Awareness Seminar for School Administrators, Community Leaders and General Public, on 23rd -24th June, 2009.
# Constructive Assessment or Testing to Destruction?, on 8th -9th June, 2009.
# A Magical workshop on Creativity in Mathematics Education, on 25th -26th March, 2009.
# Joint RECSAM/ICASE Regional Seminar “The Way Forward for Science and Technology Education: Implications for Policy Makers”, on 16th – 19th February, 2009.

2008
# National Seminar on Lesson Study: The Japanese Lesson Study Model as a Means to Improve Teacher’s Knowledge in Science and Mathematics, on 21st -22nd August, 2008.
# Developing Student’s Mathematical Understanding through Conversation, on 21st -23rd June, 2008.
# Like Doctor, Like Teacher…Teaching and Assessing for Learning in Science: A Constructivist Model, 16th – 18th May, 2008.
# Best Practices Using the Geometer’s Sketchpad: Advanced Workshop, on 21st – 24th April, 2008.
# Problem-Based Learning in Science and Mathematics Classroom: A workshop for Primary science and mathematics educators, on 14th – 16th April, 2008.

 


Publications

# Preechaporn, W., Devadason, R. P., Wahyudi, Cheah, U. H., & Teoh, B. T. (2012). The State of use of the Geometer’s Sketchpad in Malaysian secondary schools: A survey report. Penang: SEAMEO RECSAM.
# Wahyudi & Preechaporn, W. (2011). Teachers’ views and perceptions towards the lesson study processes, Southeast Asian Mathematics Education Journal 1(1) 41-51.
# Preechaporn, W., Jaroensutasinee, M., Jaroensutasinee, K. & Saeton, J. (2007). Seasonal and Topographical Factors Affecting Breeding Sites of Culex Larvae in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, Walailak J Sci & Tech 4(1) 23-39.
# Preechaporn, W., Jaroensutasinee, M. & Jaroensutasinee, K. (2007). Seasonal prevalence of Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus in three topographical areas of southern Thailand, Enformatika (Transaction on Engineering, Computing and Technology) 19 368-372.
# Wongkoon, S., Jaroensutasinee, M., Jaroensutasinee, K., Preechaporn, W. & Chumkiew, S. (2007). Larval occurrence and climatic factors affecting DHF incidence in Samui Islands, Thailand, Enformatika (Transaction on Engineering, Computing and Technology); 19 381-386.
# Preechaporn, W., Jaroensutasinee, M. & Jaroensutasinee, K. (2006). The larval ecology of Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus in three topographical areas of southern Thailand, Dengue Bulletin, 30 204-213.

 


Presentation at Conferences/Colloquiums

# Preechaporn, W. & Pagunsan , A. M. (2014). Education Approach Museums as Meeting Points for Communities, The 6th General Conference Asia-Europe Museum Network ASEMUS, Weltmuseum Wien, Vienna, Austria, September, 26th -27th 2014.
# Preechaporn, W. & Pagunsan, A. M. (2014). Problem-Based Learning the 4 Core Areas (PBL4C): Interdisciplinary Science and Mathematics Learning towards ASEAN Community, The 4th International Conference on Sciences and Social Sciences 2014: Integrated Creative Research for Local Development toward the ASEAN Economic Community (ICSSS 2014), Rajabhat Maha Sarakham University, Thailand, September, 18th-19th, 2014
# Aligaen, J.C., Preechaporn, W., Campbell, C. & Hazura (2013). Appropriate learning environment for the 21st century, (Symposium), The 5th International
Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMEd 2013), Penang, Malaysia, November, 11th – 14th 2013.
# Preechaporn, W., Teoh, B.T. & Leong, C.K. (2012). The development and effectiveness of implementing Problem Based-Learning in Education: A RECSAM Experience, Kolokium Problem-Based Learning (PBL), Auditorium Dato’ Razali Ismail, Institut Aminuddin Baki, April, 10th 2012.
# Preechaporn, W., Teoh, B.T., Leong, C.K. & Kheong, F.H. (2011). Problem-Based Learning the 4 Core Areas (PBL4C): Preparing Children for the Future, (Oral presentation), The 15th UNESCO-APEID International Conference, Jakarta, Indonesia, December 6th – 8th, 2011.
# Teoh, B.T., Preechaporn, W., Leong, C.K. & Kheong, F.H. Problem-Based Learning the 4 Core Areas (PBL4C): Identifying and Re-defining Values for Nurturing Creativity in Building a New Nation in Southeast Asia, (Oral presentation), The 15th UNESCO-APEID International Conference, Jakarta, Indonesia, December, 6th – 8th, 2011.
# Preechaporn, W., Leong, C.K. & Teoh, B.T. (2011). Visualising Paper Folding with GeoGebra to Explore the Pythagorean Relation Concept, (Oral presentation), The 4th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMEd 2011), Penang, Malaysia, November, 15th – 17th 2011.
# Teoh, B.T., Preechaporn, W., Leong C.K. & Kheong, F.H. (2011). Promoting Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) and Promoting Learning – Are they in Harmony or in Conflict, (Oral presentation), The 4th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMEd 2011), Penang, Malaysia, November, 15th – 17th 2011.
# Leong, C.K., Teoh, B.T. & Preechaporn, W. (2011). Introduction of the Bansho Plan to Primary School Mathematics Teachers: A case Study, (Oral presentation), The 4th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMEd 2011), Penang, Malaysia, November 15th – 17th 2011.
# Preechaporn, W. (2009). Trigonometry through the Geometer's Sketchpad (GSP) Make a Difference, (Oral presentation), The 14th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM 2009), Beijing, China, December, 17th – 21st 2009.
# Preechaporn, W., Leong, C.K. & Teoh, B.T. (2009). Enhancing Teaching and Learning of Quadratic Function using GeoGebra, (Oral presentation), The 14th Asian
Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM 2009), Beijing, China, December 17th – 21st 2009.
# Leong, C.K., Preechaporn, W. & Teoh, B.T. (2009). The Dimensionality Analysis of the Specialized Mathematics Open-Ended Questions using The Multidimensionality Model for DIF Framework, (Oral presentation), The 14th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM 2009), Beijing, China, December 17th – 21st 2009.
# Leong, C.K., Teoh, B.T. & Preechaporn, W. (2009). GeoGebra: Powerful Tool to Explore in Mathematics, (Oral presentation), The 14th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM 2009), Beijing, China, December 17th – 21st 2009.
# Preechaporn W. & Cheah, U. H. (2008). Factors influencing teacher integration of the Geometer’s Sketchpad in Teaching Mathematics, (Oral presentation), The 13th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM 2008), Bangkok, Thailand, December 15th – 19th 2008.
# Teoh, B.T. & Preechaporn W. (2008). WebQuest in the pursuit of problem-based learning, (Oral presentation), The 13th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM 2008), Bangkok, Thailand, December 15th – 19th 2008.
# Wongkoon, S., Preechaporn, W., Jaroensutasinee, M. & Jaroensutasinee, K. (2007). Epidemiological implications on breeding site preference in Aedes and Culex Spp. in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, (Oral presentation), The 33rd Annual National Symposium on Computational Science and Engineering (ANSCSE-33), Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, October 29th-31st 2007.
# Preechaporn, W, Jaroensutasinee, M. & Jaroensutasinee, K. (2007). Seasonal prevalence of Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus in three topographical areas of southern Thailand, (Oral presentation), The 19th International Conference on Computer, Information and Systems Science and Engineering (CISE 2007), Bangkok, Thailand, January 29th-31st 2007.
# Preechaporn, W, Jaroensutasinee, M. & Jaroensutasinee, K. (2006). Topography affecting key breeding sites of Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus in Thailand, (Oral presentation), The 10th Annual GLOBE Conference, Phuket, Thailand, July 30th-August 4th 2006.
# Preechaporn, W, Jaroensutasinee, K. (2004). Visualization of NOGAPS wind data, (Oral presentation), The 30th Congress on Science and Technology of Thailand (STT 2004), Bangkok, Thailand, October 19th-21st.
# Preechaporn, W, Jaroensutasinee, K. (2004). Visualization of Wind Data, (Oral presentation), The 8th Annual National Symposium on Computational Science and Engineering (ANSCSE-8), Nakhonratchasima, Thailand, July 21st-23rd 2004.

 


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