Average 4.77 based on 20 teacher ratings
James Halliday is an English teacher at John Mccrae Secondary School located in Nepean, Ontario. When comparing James Halliday's ratings to other teachers in the province of Ontario, James Halliday's ratings are above the average of 4.38 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at John Mccrae Secondary School is 4.07 stars.
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He's a really cool teacher if you know how to joke around but I can see people disliking him for picking on them a bit. Totally would recommend

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I had him for Drama this year and I really like him! He's hilarious and likes to joke around a lot, but is still a very helpful teacher if you have trouble with scripts or acting, etc. If you have Drama class, you'd be lucky to get him! Definitely signing up for Drama again next year

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He's so cool, he actually lets you have fun in his class and he doesn't take things too seriously or get offended by what people say, you can be really open in his class which I think is awesome.

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I absolutely adore him! I think he's an amazing person first off, because he actually treats you like a human being. I have to say he's by far my favorite english teacher out of all the ones I've ever had. When I found out initially he was my teacher I was a little irritated as I had heard only the worst things, but I don't know what those people were talking about because he actually gives you the mark you deserve. If you don't like him it's probably because you don't like the mark YOU EARNED!

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Oh my God! We just started Shakepeare and it's like we've just met the REAL Halliday! The weird thing is I'm actually understanding it. I liked him already but this guy clearly loves this stuff best. I heard he's teaching drama next year and I'm signing up.

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hes awesome! got him for 4u this semester. not sure what the last comment was about b/c he talks to girls as much as the guys. found the course a bit hard at first b/c im used to the usual teacher spelling it all out for the test. after i got used to it im learning lots on my own. you can tell hes a bit frustrated not being able to 'teach' more but you can tell he really wants us to learn how to learn on our own for university. talked to him after class about some problems and he was super helpful.

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i really wish i had this teacher again

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He's great as long as you know to not take him personally. He'll pick on anyone, but he knows his stuff and somehow engages the whole class.

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He's a nice guy. He marks really hard tho and he doesn't take many people seriously

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plays favourites but I love him anyways. He loves and knows what he teaches and is an overall blast

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He's a funny, and helpful english teacher who I have a lot of respect for.

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you will never see shakespeare as well done with anyone as with halliday.. he picks on people but as long as its not u its hilarious!

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really funny down to earth guy. really enjoyed english class.

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funniest teacher ever!

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Mr.Halliday is the best, he is really funny and i believe he teaches the best way ever, so relaxing and enjoyable, always do your homework and SHOW UP TO CLASS!

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By far one of the best teachers I've ever had...Just today we spent the last 20 minutes of class discussing dirty proverbs...like the White Dragon...

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How could some of you give him such a low rating? He's great!!

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Puts same effort into you as you do into his class.

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you da man. comedian.

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BEST FRIEND IN THE WORLD....very funny, good teacher

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John Mccrae Secondary School is located in Nepean, Ontario with an average teacher rating of 4.07 stars. When comparing John Mccrae Secondary School's teachers to other teachers in the province of Ontario, John Mccrae Secondary School's teachers are below the average of 4.38 stars. John Mccrae Secondary School ranks 1,295 amongst all High Schools in the province of Ontario. Learn More