Average 2.65 based on 68 teacher ratings
Gale Rault is an English teacher at Archbishop Macdonald School located in Edmonton, Alberta. When comparing Gale Rault's ratings to other teachers in the province of Alberta, Gale Rault's ratings are below the average of 4.17 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Archbishop Macdonald School is 4.14 stars.
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completely useless, the moment u know u have her, COMPLAIN ! if u do not want to suffer
might as well gg in life.

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"I hate your thesis, rewrite your whole essay." "Your thesis must relate to the individual"
she is crazy and thinks coyotes are symbolic of happiness.
bro. colors don't mean anything.

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She was inspiring, encouraging, and, in the end, a big part of my future success.

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She is probably the least helpful English teacher I've ever had. She expects us to be knowledge in literature theory before entering her class and when we aren't she insists that she has given us explanations of it already. Still, she is knowledgable

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Shes extremely racist towards armadillos of all kinds. She goes on tangents about how armadillos suck. Its quite strange. She also pretends to be Sherlock Holmes which is extremely creepy. However, as a teacher she fundamentally fails on all fronts.

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She is an absolute misandrist. I'm sorry, boys, you cannot win unless you're brilliant. For the rest of you it's either you are stupid and lazy for not answering and you didn't read the text, or you're wrong because that's not what she thinks. She encourages you to think deeply about the literature, but if you're not reading her mind, you're screwed and she will shoot you down and basically the whole class just feels bad for you. She might be cool to talk to after class.

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Personally, I felt uncomfortable coming to any English class. Every class was a drag and full of hope to not get picked on while asking a question. Once she does ask you a question, she stares forcingly In your eyes until you manage to say something. And if you answer incorrectly she judges you in front of the whole class. I was simply just scared of her. But the good thing is that she has short term memory so she literally forgets about all assignments.

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Stubborn, one sided.
Puts you down constantly. The Homework is incredibly worthless. She makes large of quantities due in a short period of time.

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I am a student who is being taught by Mrs. Rault during my grade ten year, first off I do not believe she should be teaching, she would constantly assign homework then forget it was assigned, then re-assign it. Mrs. Rault would also degrade the class and on several occasions, she also called us stupid, ranting about how she expected more from her "Honour Class" saying that it we didn't have honours we shouldn't be in her class, fully knowing that the only offered classes for grade 10 is honours.

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Probably the least intelligent person I have ever met. As other people have said, she gives ridiculous amounts of homework and has no clue how much time and effort it requires to complete. In the past, she has been an easy marker and was not very strict, but this year she has been strict, marks hard, and gives way too much homework. She makes tests up on the spot which are nearly impossible, and never cares about opinions or perspectives of her students. Worst English teacher I have ever had.

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Rault is by far the most useless thing on staff. Gullible, unorganized and incredibly happy at times makes her lose all credibility with her students. She left for about four months because of a "concussion from skiiing" but it was probably just her falling off her 5 inch Jimmy Choo's. (BTW 60 is on her doorstep)

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very forgetful..can be a good thing too cos it is soeas y to trick her. assigns so much, but is never organized enough to get to them so we waste time doing it...pushes you to get HER answer

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didn't learn much, but quite easy.

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Mrs. Rault was my favorite in Gr.11 cuz she's better at that level.

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gave me 100 on every assignment in gr.10.

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Sorry, but i'm really disappointed already with the teaching method. She's totally unorganized and so all-over-the-place. I can't grasp anything that I'm supposed to be learning with her. So unclear

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She hated our class because we weren't very responding. Due to that fact, she yelled most of the classes. However, she is a easy marker but sometimes looses track of her assignments.

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I love her. She is a great person, and when it comes to teaching english I think she really helps students understand and think about abstract ideas, its hard to grasp her ideas if your not open to it

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lolol loses track of the numerous assignments and tests she hands out/gives, but super easy if she likes, though ur screwed if she doesnt. nvr gonna forget evry1 tricking her into thinkn its her bday

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If she doesn't like you, you're getting bad grades; regardless of the quality of work you do in her class.

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She's lenient, funny, and a good teacher. The only problem is that people have already her negative side hardwired into their brains and don't even give her a chance to prove how good she is.

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hahah she is so easy if she likes you!

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Really easy but really weird!! allways picks on me to answer questions on things she hasnt even talked about...

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she's a huge spaz, but really easy marking as long as you do something. paying attention is usually not necessary, though sleeping is not recommended. =/

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She's an easy English teacher. I mean I love how she extends deadlines and gives us more time to do projects and homeworks. It's kinda unfair if she extends something and we never do it!

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so many times I've stayed up late to study for tests or finish projects... that she doesnt end up giving us or taking in anyway!

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She is a great teacher, but it takes about a month to get used to her unique style.

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At first, she was a very scary lady. Screamed at the children and stuff. But after a while, it was cool having her cause she was easy to trick (we watched the same movie 4 times because she forgot we had already seen it) and she had a substitue teacher ever second day. Could also take jokes in class. Gave alot of work, but was an extremely easy marker. She was very unclear though...

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Intimidating and difficult to approach. Only try to stick to her class if English is your best subject and you really, really like it.

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"Class discussions" were difficult - the class wouldn't talk at all. No one wanted to give a wrong answer; we were all passive. I saw that she was really unfair to one student in the class, but I don't know why; the student was a good person.

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She is a great teacher and you really learn to appreciate her and her teaching when your in university.

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Rault is one of the few English teachers who will be able to teach you anything. I came out of that class knowing that I had improved because of her, that's rare in an English class

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I was a graduate of 04' in her Honours class. I have to say that she is the best English teacher i've ever had and only second to Ms. Semkow as the best teacher i high school.

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Uhh..she was kind of boring, very easy to fall asleep in her class...but she does try very hard and she is a very nice woman. She is also very understanding. She really likes Hamlet though....^_^

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At first, I wasn't too sure about her, but in the end, she really grew on me! I kind of wish she was my teacher next year, because she does an amazing job at reiterating the meanings of written work! She's funny, too!

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Awesome teacher to those who do well in English and thinks creatively, but for those who are a bit illiterate, she treats them insignificant and picks on them till they graduate.

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Likes to lecture students on “using your VOICE” and “using your little IB brains” but never actually gives and example of what she expects. Also likes to demand “thematic insights”. I found that I got more frustrated with her inability to see others’ perspectives and her tendency to gossip in class than I excited about going to my favorite subject. NOTE: I like English as a course, but not the teacher. She loses things easily and can be very frustrating to have as a teacher.

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fun, hyper, excellent teacher. pretty out there, likes having class discussions.

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Write one good essay, or contribute something "enlightening" in class and you're on her good side forever. Makes interesting assignments, but often makes issues in literature more large and involved than they seem. If you are going to have your own opinion, ressearch it thoroughly!

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sometimes she is sweet. but sometimes she is mean.

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rault cool but r u cool?

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Rault may seem ditzy but after reaching University I realized how much she actually taught me. While it was frustrating, I was very well prepared for English 101 at the U.

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Honestly a challenging teacher who taught me a lot about english despite her airy-ditszy persona.

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i didn't get along with her, as she played favourites and wasn't respectful of personality differences. Worst of all, i was totally unprepared for University.

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Those people that she favors will always get higher marks. Sheis unclear about what she wants and says to use our"voice" but then we get low marks b/c its wrong

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I have realized how fortunate I was to have been a student in her AP class many years ago. Despite our differences, she is an amazing English teacher.

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one "unique" teacher. but very nice and helps you think in new ways

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absolutely the worst teacher i've ever had. completly unstructured and unorganized. constantly loses assignments. always off topic.100% on work if it looks good

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She's a really good teacher and you can learn alot from her. She's just a little sketchy about assignments from time to time. And she is easily sidetracked.

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You'll get good marks as long as you are on her good side. Can still get decent marks and never hand anything in as well. Doesn't know what she wants though.

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Very difficult teacher to get along with and understand. Once you get on her bad side once, she will never forget it and punish you until you graduate.

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mrs rault u rule i learnded english very well from her, really

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Mrs. Rault is very intellegent. She's helpful and I'm glad to have a teacher who expresses herselve and isn't boring.

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Shes nuts. The notes on the board are always completely illegible. Shes too happy. I think theres something seriously wrong with her.

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rault is awesome

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Mrs. Rault is one of my favorite teachers. She made english so fun and I learned a lot from her. Great quotes like "Do you want to be a mental midgit?"

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a good teacher overall but sometimes hard to understand..

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I learned LOTS from Mrs. Rault. She is the queen of English. I'm now working in Communications, and I owe my success to her.

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Great English teacher, but hard. You'll love her when you hit English 101

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A whole "Sit down, you don't know what you are talking about" situation in 30IB last year didn't really give her a "helpful" image.

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