Stand up and be counted : who'd be a maths teacher?
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. [Author abstract, ed]
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