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Conversation around the art of asking and responding to the big questions

  • Gloria Latham
  • Robyn Ewing
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Part of the Creativity, Education and the Arts book series (CEA)

Abstract

This conversation furthers and deepens our discussions about the roles of twenty-first-century teachers. It examines, in particular, teachers asking, eliciting and responding to ‘big questions’ and takes a close look at two ways big questions can be explored with literature that is complex and challenging and appropriate for younger and for older readers. It also explores how arts-based practices can enhance new understandings.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gloria Latham
    • 1
  • Robyn Ewing
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SydneySydneyAustralia

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