Fun and knowledgable.
One of the nicest teachers out there. He's so encouraging and doesn't judge you at all if you don't do well in his class. He's so knowledgeable and insightful and creates a very safe and relaxed atmosphere in class. :)
BLESS THIS MAN'S SOUL! Such a great english teacher. Cherish him if you ever have the privilege of learning from him. :)
In a sentence, Mr. Gerner's great at giving lectures and he loves teaching. He cares a lot about his students' success. That said, he limits creativity (as others have said) and grades very strictly according to the rubric. That might not be his fault, maybe it's something he's instructed to do by IB. My one advice to you if you have him as a teacher would be to follow the rubric and his instructions if you want a good mark.
Mr. Gerner was my TOK teacher 9 years ago and he taught me something which I almost can't even explain. I realized recently I have cyclothymia which is a lesser version of bipolar. I want to thank him for coming into school to teach us that semester when he didn't have to. To this day when I struggle with work, school, relationships, I remember something I learned from that class that gives me hope. I'm not sure what it is...I think it may be something like, a passion deeper than mood cycles.
Best teacher I've ever had. Extremely
passionate about his field, classes were enjoyable and funny. Made me like English after years of hating it. Ended up having him as my extended essay mentor for English. 11/10 would recommend.
Misleading with advice and feedback. Limits creativity because of expectations are too specific
Knowledgeable and easygoing teacher.
That said, he is a subjective marker. If you are not a "favourited" student, prepare to watch your grades fall.
I think Gerner got harder this year...but he does have some funny moments in class and is very knowledgeable
Wonderful teacher. He is very smart and not just in English too. You will learn a lot of random facts in his class. His jokes are well...you'll end up laughing at them amyways. Enjoyed his class alot
love Mr. Gerner!! He has been my favorite teacher, he's just such a great teacher with a fantastic personality.
He saved our class for HL English. Thank you Mr. Gerner!!
Unique and knowledgeable.. he seems to have a real passion in his subject, and really tries to help his students out.. consider yourself lucky if you get Writer's Craft with him.. he's AWESOME.
Gerner is the best Teacher. I have gone back to visit him since i have left Glenforest. Talks to his students as equals and is actually interested in their opinions. Great sense of humour!
GERNER U ROCK AND RULE!!!!! if u get him u should be jumping for joy hahahah! amazing, funny, fair, relaxed, doesnt mark you absent when you skip.. what more could you want??
awwwwwesome teacher! he is good in explaining stuff. he has the unique way of laughing too :-)
really good, funny somtimes weird teacher!! very relaxed too.. haha definitely best eng teacher so far xD
awesome teacher! very understanding and fair... he's also very amusing... in a good way...
he is really cool and inspiring. it has been real fun being with him. he is kind and helpful.
good teacher...fair marker...you want him for english..
I had Mr. Gerner for english last year. He is a kewl teacher. Me gonna try my best to get him this year=D
gerner is an amazing teacher...i had him last year n he was the best ever...his style of teaching...his laidback-ness..and the fact that we got to watch garden state is all amazing
i hated english til i had mr gerner. he's awesome! we watched tons of random movies and the extensions were great. he's the best teacher ever!!! :D
I loved English coz of Mr. Gerner...and he was a genuinely cool guy!!
I had him for two years...He made me realize that I had a passion for English...He was an awesome teacher, and an awesome person!
When it comes to English, try to get Mr.Gerner whenever possible he is the best!
Moest Wunderful anglish taecher evr!!!! (Just Kiddin) Greatest English teacher, really really really inspiring!
I wish he never left Cawthra, he was an inspiration to me. I've been struggling in English without his guidance.