Students return to in-person classes at a primary school in Cheung Sha Wan on September 29. Nearly 900,000 pupils from all Hong Kong schools and kindergartens have returned to in-person classes for the first time in more than half a year amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong Students return to in-person classes at a primary school in Cheung Sha Wan on September 29. Nearly 900,000 pupils from all Hong Kong schools and kindergartens have returned to in-person classes for the first time in more than half a year amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
Students return to in-person classes at a primary school in Cheung Sha Wan on September 29. Nearly 900,000 pupils from all Hong Kong schools and kindergartens have returned to in-person classes for the first time in more than half a year amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong

Letters | Back to school in Hong Kong: take lessons from pandemic for shift to smart classrooms

  • Students can only shout out the answer or not talk at all in a physical classroom, but the online medium has helped spark better discussions among them, even after lessons
  • The physical classroom and textbook teaching style has continued for more than 150 years. It is time for classroom teaching to enter the smart age

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Students return to in-person classes at a primary school in Cheung Sha Wan on September 29. Nearly 900,000 pupils from all Hong Kong schools and kindergartens have returned to in-person classes for the first time in more than half a year amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong Students return to in-person classes at a primary school in Cheung Sha Wan on September 29. Nearly 900,000 pupils from all Hong Kong schools and kindergartens have returned to in-person classes for the first time in more than half a year amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
Students return to in-person classes at a primary school in Cheung Sha Wan on September 29. Nearly 900,000 pupils from all Hong Kong schools and kindergartens have returned to in-person classes for the first time in more than half a year amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
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