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,
- Teaching practice,
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