Does 'why' matter?
Issue 105 | Page 25 | Published Nov 2008
Leigh Hoath develops some ideas about dealing with 'why' questions. There is an expectation that teachers have all the answers ... an expectation the children hold and perhaps even one that we hold of ourselves
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