Average 4.54 based on 128 teacher ratings
D. Vellescig is a Social Studies teacher at David Thompson Secondary School located in Vancouver, British Columbia. When comparing D. Vellescig's ratings to other teachers in the province of British Columbia, D. Vellescig's ratings are above the average of 4.1 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at David Thompson Secondary School is 3.82 stars.
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Class is chill. Skip class and doesn't mind and welcomes me back when I return from a 5 class disappearance.

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Great teacher but rude. He makes jokes that would often offend you like you have no friends and stuff but overall he's fun but really boring.

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his classes are chill. doesn't give much hw and doesn't really teach

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by far one of the best teachers I've ever had. all his lessons were interesting and thought provoking. he almost never gives homework and is a fun guy to talk to. on top of that, he's super understanding and forgiving. this guy is a blessing.

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He taught me a lot when I was in his class. Easy to approach and easy to learn from. An overall amazing experience!

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Best teacher I had so far! Hes really helpful and funny and the same time, love going to his class!!

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The best teacher you'll ever meet. He has a unique way of teaching and is very understandable. He jokes a lot yet makes class super fun. If you work hard your guaranteed a B!

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clear, funny, but reasonable. knows his stuff. Had him for grade nine. he was the 2nd best socials/history teacher in my life.

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Hes the nicest teacher you will ever meet. He never gives homework maybe once every two weeks and if hes going to check it or collect it he tells us before hand. Hes really funny and the way he teache

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the more funnier teachers

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best socials teacher ever!

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OMG! AWESOME TEACHER! you actually learn in his class because he has such an easy and casual approach...really funny and reasonable workload :)

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this guy is the coolest! he loves what he teaches, but also loves having fun in class and joking around with his students! honestly,totally awesome and funny guy!

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Really easy to side track and fun!

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Gives really easy homework. Unlike the other teachers, he'll only give you a essay based on history with a minimum of 3 pages--single spaced.

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funny guy LOOOL if u pay attention u will learn seriously :)

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coolest teacher i know ! =) you should be gald velliscig that i'm saying this about you. stop picking on me ! and don't glare at me ):

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really funny, one of the best teacher! if u study his notes you'll score a pretty high mark gurantteed!! i never understood anything in ss until i had himactually made me payed attention inss for once

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Bad teacher? SO untrue, he doesn't play favourites, and he's a very good historian. He is one of the very few teachers you find, very passionate, understanding and funny. best teacher

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I really like him. He's clear and helpful, and funny too haha.

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his student teacher is nice, and hse is funny

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he's a bad teacher and does not have a very wide base of knowledge. he's reasonable enough though, but he plays favourites.

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BEST TEACHER EVER!JOKES ARE SO FUNNY!

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Very informative. Awesome and fun teacher.

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i really like him! he's a fun fun fun teacher but at times boring. his assignments are pretty easy and he's funny..not haha but maybe funny looking! haha jokesjokes hes a coolteacher to fool around w/

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I really like him so far

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Chill teacher I gotta say. He understands that we get hw from ALL other teachers so he goes easy on us. thx mr.v

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i love his class.

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you are hiilarious! he's an awesome teacher but i feel funny when he looks at me cuz it's so weird but funny at the same time haha he's WEIRD but i like it. he's nice, helpful..he's just coo

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Awesome teacher and an awesome class he teaches.

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One class of History and I know this year is going to be the best year of my life. I love his class and him. He's an amazing teacher, strict yet makes History fun at the same time. He has a sense of humor like no other. He really cares about his students and want to see all of us do well.

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This man has to be one of the nicest, understanding, willing, encouraging male teachers that we have at DT. He's easy to work with and wants what's best for all his students. History 12 is going to rock !

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omg I love Vellescig he's soooo hilarious and I love all the stories and jokes he would tell. also loves to joke around with people :) he has a smart mouth with funny comebacks and he can be mean (in a fun way) overall the best socials teacher DT probably ever has! :)

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hahhahahha... he's like the bestest teacher in the school... ALTHOUGH he ENJOYS picking on me ... ALOT ALOT, i still think he's like a really cool teacher n all, i actually rmb wat he taught in class, and i really look forward to his classes cuz he always has someone to make fun of and makes the call laugh like hell, i guess i like to see him pick on other ppl, so funny, his comebacks.... is in crediable.... i hate it wen he's so smart wiv his come backs, i have nothing to say....

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wow hes the best!! i loved him as a teacher gosh hes so fun to be around with & hes uber nice hes one of the best looking teachers too :D

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wow i love him! although he gives me funny looks in the hallway it's always fun giving him strange looks back esp. joking around with him cause hes always got hilarious comebacks

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He's the greatest choice DT made, to hire a Socials Teacher

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3rd year man. u know me. you taught my siblings, basically everyone from my family this generation . you're cool man. gonna miss you when i grad. keep it up!i'll return 2 visit you

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One of the best teacher in DT. :D

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he's so nice and funny....and even when school really sucks i can always look forward to his classes!!=]]

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im getting so good in SS now thanks to him!!! BEST TEACHER IN DT!! makes everything easy to understand!

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One of the best teachers I've ever had. I hate SS but having him as a teacher actually makes me LIKE his class. He's tough, but he's a great teacher.

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lol....so far its still the beginning of the year but he seems like a pretty good guy. seems kinda mean at the beginning but i've heard a lot about him and i'm sure he's great. does anybody know what's the best way to get an A in his class?

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had him last year, great teacher!!! wish i had him this year too. =( you should teach enriched again!!!! pretty plz??

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Had this teacher last year...he is one of the best teachers I have ever had. He's well-organized, presents good lectures, and creates interest in the subject. (thats right, enriched isnt all bad ^_^)

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really cares about his students. dedicated teacher. hope he never changes. still remeber those stories about his soccer buddies he use to tell in class...

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this guy is dope hes the nicest teacher ever

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best teacher i ever had! dun complain bout his hw, etc cuz the other ss teachers rnt any better!

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COOL TEACHER!!! he shud teach all the socials enriched grades!! wish i still had him this year....

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he's so cool!! wish i had him this year..but i hope i get him nxt year!!

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I'd say best socials teacher at dt...he actually teaches but hez also fun :D

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he's so cool wish i had him for ss dis year =(

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gotta love this teacher! made things soo easy to understand. never thought i'd say this, but i do miss those lectures. wish i had him again this year...

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Wish i still had him this year...mr amundsen's no comparison!

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i had him 2 years ago in grade 8. HES AN AWESOME TEACHER!

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He tried to trick us on our final exam. He marks essays with high expectations. He does current events. Friendly. Cool.

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HE TRICKED US!!!!!...that quiz was stupid, i hope its not worth much..i didnt do too well :S

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haha KOOLEST teacher!!=D knows what he's doing, mixes learning and humour, very good mix!!(fav part of class when he makes fun of ppl, yes from enriched!!!=D)

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HAHA almost all the ratings are from enriched :D ANYWAYS!..haha yah GREAT TEACHER..u can tell he reali cares :D .

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haha keeps tricking us enriched ppl (hope he feels better..i thought he was faking....VERY CLEAR...yah i wish he taught sci too...right now, sci is soo confusin

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enriched8- GREAT TEACHER! greatest enriched teacher by F-A-R!!! ..seriously...y cant we have him for the other subjects? (espicially science..*shudder*).

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GREAT TEACHER!...prob. best "enriched" teacher i have ever had..unlik others, he explains stuff clearly and is very understanding...his class is a lot of fun :D

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VERY KWLE TEACH!:D THANK GOWD S.S. PROJECT IS OVER!!!...(yah im from enriched)...BE EASY ON US!...remember most of us didnt get mroe sleep than lik 4hrs haha.

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who can give mr.v a bad rating?? all i can say is thank god the ss project is OVER!!!!

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Very cool teacher and very fun. Spends part of class off topic... sho cool.. but on the verge of nervous breakdown because of a socials project AHHHHHH...

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kool teach!! i feel sry faw da ppl he makez fun of though=(

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..hes getting pretty serious now...mayb its mrs. o influancing him...anyways lighten up!

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nice teach...S.S. PROJECT IS EVIL!

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He's cool! Always goes off topic for half of classtime. Likes speedos. o.o... Don't know if he liked the nemo-in-a-sushi-card :P THE SS PROJECT'S HARD! :(

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nice teacher and funny too

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"Not cool" or "Cool"? ... I'll give him "Cool" until I come back with a different opinion.

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ns teacher... i want him bak.. the studnet techer.. kinda unclear... talks too fast.. lol

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very very fun class.. atleast for me he sure does mark hard tho.. but it motivates me to do better.. this is like the only class i care about getting an A...

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COol teacher, but sometimes u take a joke too far

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had a great year mr V forgot to show us the chicken dance and plz teach 10e plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz muhahahahaha<in warped voice>

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His lectures are cool! Like he does all the notes for you! Hard test though!

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His cool guy. One thing his embarrassed about though is his "abnormally" large legs =D. He told us in class. "What large legs you have MR V."

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teaches very well, kind teacher

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Did you people know he reads this page?!?!?

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easy-ISH...nice, funny, helpful, clear. what more do you want. FREAK!!! no, just kidding. he's a good one. transfer in if you can. HILARIOUS

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Funny. You learn in his class. Unlike some other SS teachers ...

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3rd year straight.. wow.. so glad.. he's my fav teach..

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lol this guy is funny, he's a very nice teacher, dont get why people says he marks hard he doesn't, he's actually pretty easy teacher, i hope i can get him agan

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test scores: 99%, 90%,91%. current events: 87%. project: 92%. So how did i drop to 88% for my third term mark?!

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Cool teacher, but marks REALLY hard. If you get an A in his class, you deserve a gold medal. He has a good sense of humour.

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this guy is the best ss teacher but marks pretty hard.. made fun of me in last year in grade 9. I'll get him back soon.

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He's awsome.. he's so funny. women, you can't live w/ em' and u cant live w/ out them .. all she asked u 2 do wuz photocopy something! hehe! n/e ways .. bye!

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