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Stand up and be counted : who'd be a maths teacher?
Teacher (2008)
  • Mark Butler, ACER

Teaching is not easy, but everyone who has never done it seems to think they can do a better job - just as comedians are often offered so- called 'good' jokes by non-comedians. The author of this article, who taught secondary school mathematics for five years, provides an amusing account describing the similarities between a maths teacher and a stand- up comedian.

  • Mathematics teachers,
  • Mathematics education,
  • Mathematics teaching,
  • Secondary school mathematics,
  • Secondary school teachers,
  • Comedy,
  • Teaching practice,
  • Humour
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Mark Butler. "Stand up and be counted : who'd be a maths teacher?" Teacher Iss. 192 (2008)
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