Elementary

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Secondary Library End of Year post – June 2021

This year we celebrated Virtual Book Week, 17-21 May 2021. Students and staff participated in a range of activities and enjoyed a light hearted celebration of 'Reading' and all things 'BOOKS'! Activities included: A range of Kahoots testing opur knowledge of books and...

MLC End of Year Post – June 2021

Virtual Book Week Thank you for all your participation in our first Virtual Book Week! It was great to pop into classes, see some of your character outfits and know that several of you purchased new books! Many of you also took fun literacy quizzes with your classes...

Bangkok Book Awards Blog

2021 Bangkok Book Awards Students have been excitedly reading the nominees for the 2021 Bangkok Book Awards. In the MLC, students have been poring over the Picture Book, Young Reader and Junior Book nominees to find which one is their favorite. There has been quite a...

Free weekly audiobooks for Teens over the summer

Every year there's a great program for teens called Audiobook Sync -- where two audiobooks a week are available for free download.  You just need to sign up -- and download the free Sora app and every week there will be new books to download.  Instructions below. How...

Challenge: Building a Chain Reaction Simulation using Roblox Studio

You can play this game as I build it by clicking on this link. Each time I add a new component I will publish it to Roblox so you will always have the latest version. These videos are longer than regular how-to videos because they are more in the Twitch.tv genre where...

VR Taster sessions for staff :: 2nd & 9th Oct

CLICK HERE to book your 30 minute VR Taster session in the MLC. VR (Virtual Reality) technologies offer infinite independent pathways for students. VR is expanding at rapid pace in industries such as gaming, automotive, transport, manufacturing, film, animation,...

What kind of referencing do I need to do for my Personal Project

MLA is the referencing style to use for the Personal Project. Go through the slideshow on the right to learn more. For more information on MLA, see this LibKnowledge FAQ. For more information on recommended bibliographic tools, see this LibKnowledge...

What is MLA referencing?

MLA is the default referencing style for NIST Middle School and High School students, unless told otherwise by their teachers. The posters below show what both the in-text citations and the bibliography look like in MLA. For more information, see these websites:...

NIST wins the Thailand Kids Lit Quiz!

Kids' Lit Quiz is an annual international event, started in 1991. Teams of students (all between the ages of 10 and 13) are challenged with questions about children’s literature(e.g., authors, titles, and characters) in a fun competition.  See the official...


 

The Mechai Learning Commons Philosophy

We believe the our learning commons is a community space that serves as a place for ideas, reflection, collboration and interaction to promote learning. It is an environment where both print and digital literacy are used to provoke inquiry, extend curiosity and enrich imagination.


Our learning commons is a welcoming and engaging central hub that connects our multilingual community.