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    Hi! I'm only in KS3 but I have a maths teacher who literally can not teach. During her lessons, she hands out textbooks and tells us to answer the questions, baring in mind that we have not actually studied those particular aspects of maths yet, and when somebody asks for help she says 'Try Harder!'. Also my peers and I have a theory that because our school is very much an arts and humanities school, our science and maths departments are very good. However, my other maths teacher is slightly better and my science teacher is also quite good at teaching. But what I would like to know, is what should I do? I'm not learning much at all! I used to have a tutor for maths but because I am a competitive Horse Riding Show jumper and dancer I don't really have the time for a tutor or a large amount of revision.
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    (Original post by LilyDance)
    Hi! I'm only in KS3 but I have a maths teacher who literally can not teach. During her lessons, she hands out textbooks and tells us to answer the questions, baring in mind that we have not actually studied those particular aspects of maths yet, and when somebody asks for help she says 'Try Harder!'. Also my peers and I have a theory that because our school is very much an arts and humanities school, our science and maths departments are very good. However, my other maths teacher is slightly better and my science teacher is also quite good at teaching. But what I would like to know, is what should I do? I'm not learning much at all! I used to have a tutor for maths but because I am a competitive Horse Riding Show jumper and dancer I don't really have the time for a tutor or a large amount of revision.
    Thanks for answering.
    She sounds awful.

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    It's not as bad having a bad teacher is it used to be I feel. These days there are so many resources online that you can basically teach yourself anything at any level if you really want to.
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    i used to HATE text books for maths, but as i get through gcses and now at A level maths, ploughing through text book questions after a 5 minute tutorial is the way to go. its not like the other subjects where you get discussions and stuff throughout the lesson so get used to having a short instructions and a long independent time doing questions
 
 
 
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