Average 4.53 based on 23 teacher ratings
Joe Furman is a Visual Arts teacher at Pickering High School located in Ajax, Ontario. When comparing Joe Furman's ratings to other teachers in the province of Ontario, Joe Furman's ratings are above the average of 4.37 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Pickering High School is 4.26 stars.
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Joseph Furman is a fantastic teacher, provided that you are a good student. It is, for the most part, a self-taught class, so be ready to TEACH YOURSELF THROUGH READING INSTRUCTIONS (Anna Brown, this means you). In grade ten Mr. Furman will be fairly intimidating and likely tired of the classes shinanigans. Grade eleven he will loosen up to a select few of the better students, and if you take grade 12 or yearbook it is likely that you will end up loving Mr. Furman.

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Furman is an interesting teacher. He is extremely strict when it comes to the dress code, but he doesn't seem to mind if you listen to music. He has a unique sense of humour that you must realize when he talks (which is rare). He is knowledgeable when it comes to computers. If you respect him, you will receive respect back.

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I had him for graphic design last year. He was helpful and lenient in marking, but had absolutely no tolerance for tomfoolery in his class. I think that's why so many students were such assholes to him. But other than that, he's actually funny and has a great personality, believe it or not.

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Awesome and hilarious guy. Unique personality and humour. I agree, way too many students are extremely rude to this teacher. Best computer graphics class.

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When I was in highschool, this man was the best and brightest. I'm glad to see he's still at it. Sincerely, Jason Martin

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A man of few words, but amazing words :)

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Best teacher ever! His stache is awesome! His ridiculous humour is hidden beneath that monotone voice! WOOO go yearbook!

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Mr Furman is one of the best teachers I have ever had!! I had him class with him four times and he's absolutely great

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My Hero

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Mr furman has so much personality. I've never met anyone like him before. He's really awesome. I love his random bursts of ridiculous phrases and examples.

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the best teacher i know! puts alot of effort in the yearbook and his classes. he introduced me to my currant major in university. Thanks Mr. Furman

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to me, i think he's a strange teacher as an art computer teacher. most of the students don't understand what he's saying during tests.

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Mista furman is a JOKER !!! I hate ppl that r rude to him and take advantage of his kindness...if u work hard in his class he rewards you.hes simply the greates

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Great teacher and wonderful person! I loved the grunts during O Canada to get people to shut up! I love the freedom in his classes. Superb!

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a very wise man. doesnt purposely find ways to lower student's marks like some teachers. great guy and very funny too!

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I loved the photography class with Mr. Furman.

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one of the best there is.

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aww furman! such a great and funny guy - if you work hard, he'll like you and give you a break. Definitely helps out his students whenever they need it.

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hes a really funny guy and his monotone voice is cool too. one of my favorite teachers

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The furmanator is the ultimate. Take photography, take yearbook, it will validate highschool.

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good man furman

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Awesome guy. He has a great sense of humour, it's just hidden by his monotone speech. Listen for it! Easy to get along with if you're mature.

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The best! Funniest teacher! Helps his student's whenever they need it!

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Pickering High School is located in Ajax, Ontario with an average teacher rating of 4.26 stars. When comparing Pickering High School's teachers to other teachers in the province of Ontario, Pickering High School's teachers are below the average of 4.37 stars. Pickering High School ranks 1,255 amongst all High Schools in the province of Ontario. Learn More