From comments at Tam's, found at KB's.
The teacher said, "Well, we're not as concerned about their knowing the exact answer as how they feel about that answer."
How a child feels about an answer? Um, yeah, it's no wonder accounting practices are what they are today. That above quote was in regards to a student having arithmetic challenges. Luckily, the student found a tutor who cared enough to search out the root cause.