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    I have this maths teacher who is ok at teaching but I don't particularly enjoy his lessons. His lessons are fast paced and just expects a tad too much from our class. I mean sure, he's trying to push us so we can achieve good grades but I find him unapproachable so I did a lot of independent learning. It's not like my results are suffering (borderline A) and I feel selfish for asking for a teacher swap. Do you agree? Should I bother asking to be put in a different class? I would like to change classes but it would make things awkward for me and the maths dept.. So should I just persevere for this final year?
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    I have this maths teacher who is ok at teaching but I don't particularly enjoy his lessons. His lessons are fast paced and just expects a tad too much from our class. I mean sure, he's trying to push us so we can achieve good grades but I find him unapproachable so I did a lot of independent learning. It's not like my results are suffering (borderline A) and I feel selfish for asking for a teacher swap. Do you agree? Should I bother asking to be put in a different class? I would like to change classes but it would make things awkward for me and the maths dept.. So should I just persevere for this final year?
    You can try to play it off as a timetable thing if they're on at different times.

    If he's unapproachable then that is not really a good relationship to have with a teacher so yeah, I would say, maybe. But also have a think about why you think he's unapproachable, whether it's more on your side or his. If it's more to do with him then fair enough, but if it's to do with you.. :dontknow:
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    You can try to play it off as a timetable thing if they're on at different times.

    If he's unapproachable then that is not really a good relationship to have with a teacher so yeah, I would say, maybe. But also have a think about why you think he's unapproachable, whether it's more on your side or his. If it's more to do with him then fair enough, but if it's to do with you.. :dontknow:
    Haha man I hope he believes that. It would make things awkward when I visit the maths office for help.

    Yes you're right, I do wonder whether it's due to my shyness which makes the teacher seem even more unapproachable. But thanks for the reply - I've decided I will ask for change but I won't be gutted if I don't get the change
 
 
 
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