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Michael Finnigan Edit

Based on 102 Ratings
Math Teacher at Yale Secondary
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Dec 13, 2014 The greatest Teacher on earth! like I could say he's amazing as a teacher.. and an even better person ... One of the smartest, nicest, compassionate people I know. Wish you nothing but the best after you retire! Flag Rating

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Dec 09, 2014 the most manipulative teacher out there... either these ratings are from friends or from the man himself.... he's a joke... Flag Rating

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Dec 01, 2014 BEST math jokes ever!! If you listen carefully, a joke is said every two or three minutes but few get them. Last week he said "zero is better than nothing" and no one got what he meant. I think he was talking about null sets but it doesn't matter. Awesome guy. Good teacher. Very nice man. Flag Rating

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Oct 23, 2014 First day of class he told me I was a good guy and that i waszt stupid. now i see what he does he gets us towork for the real world. best teacher i ever ever had. Flag Rating

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Oct 23, 2014 OMFG!!! My friends told me to get into his class and now I see why. He gets awards from Harvard but still loves to teach us. He taught me I am a great person, he didn't just teach math. Amazing. Flag Rating

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Oct 06, 2014 well i only took like few class but he is a really good at teaching. however his is kind of "unique" teacher. Flag Rating

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Oct 04, 2014 Every day is fun, tests are hard, jokes are lame but that is why they are so funny. Great teacher Flag Rating

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Oct 03, 2014 My parents changed my schedule around just so I could be in his class. After one or two days I can see why. I have never had a teacher like this. Awesome. I love this class. Flag Rating

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Sep 30, 2014 To answer the comment below.... not sure what class you have been in but it hasn't been his. His have a huge waitlist to get in. PLEASE get out so that I can get in!!! Best teacher at our school. Flag Rating

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Aug 30, 2014 Great teacher. Changed my life. Flag Rating

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Jul 29, 2014 As a parent of three kids, I could not be happier that they had this teacher in school. Every day they would come home and tell stories of what happened in math. Imagine a teenager excited about math!! Very caring and incredibly amazing! Flag Rating

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Jul 28, 2014 My friends and I found this site and thought of Mr. Finnigan from when we were in high school. We all agree on one thing. Best teacher we ever had and we hope we bump into him in person so we can thank him. Cares a lot for his students. Flag Rating

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Jul 28, 2014 Everyone says it. Genius. Smartest guy I know. Also a great teacher! Flag Rating

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Jul 28, 2014 I have had him for three of my years at Yale. All I can say is that I am sorry I didn't have him for all four years. He challenged me in math as his class is not easy but that is because he will pushed me to do great things. Thank you Mr. F. Flag Rating

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Jul 16, 2014 Very compassionate. Wonderful experience with him all the way through school. Helped me through many tough times in school by caring about more than just my math but also about me as a person. Flag Rating

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May 09, 2014 Best teacher I've ever had. You can tell he cares about his students, he is absolutely hilarious, easy to get along with, and very smart. Be prepared for hundreds of cheesy jokes and life stories. Flag Rating

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Apr 27, 2014 Genius. Caring, Compassionate about kids. Kind, Understanding. Helpful. Simply put... an amazing teacher, amazing man, amazing. I am graduating this year and had him twice. BEST years ever!! Flag Rating

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Dec 02, 2013 Could not stress more about how much this guy cares about his kids. He is always available for extra help, and encourage people to learn math better than any math teacher I've ever seen. He's the best teacher I have ever had to this date. And that means a lot coming from someone who dislikes math itself Flag Rating

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Oct 10, 2013 In your class now and am understanding math for the first time ever!! Best teacher I ever had. Flag Rating

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Sep 15, 2013 Hope all my kids are this amazing teachers class. My son still talks about him years after being in his class!!! Flag Rating

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Jun 23, 2013 Great teacher. Loved the class. Keep up the awesome work. Flag Rating

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Jul 19, 2012 Wow. That is all I can say. I have had you two of my four years at Yale. You are an absolute genius and a great man. Thank you. Flag Rating

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Jul 18, 2012 Mr. Finnigan is one of the best math teachers I have ever had! He is really clear, funny, and makes math enjoyable. :) Flag Rating

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Jun 14, 2012 Great :)
Easy to understand.
Proof: I got a high A overall
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Jun 14, 2012 THE BEST MATH TEACHER THAT YOU COULD EVER GET!!!!!!! Flag Rating