Average 4.33 based on 29 teacher ratings
Lesley Tomlinson is a Science teacher at Canterbury High School located in Ottawa, Ontario. When comparing Lesley Tomlinson's ratings to other teachers in the province of Ontario, Lesley Tomlinson's ratings are below the average of 4.37 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Canterbury High School is 4.21 stars.
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She's the reason I got passionate enough about the brain to spend my master's studying it.

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love her sooooo much

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I find in her class, no matter how much you study or prepare for her tests you never actually get the mark you want or pretty much deserve. She is incredibly nice and funny, but literally all we did was take notes and do labs that barely anyone understood. She gets very mad when you don't understand something, and it's very hard to ask her for help. I also find on her tests she would put questions on them but she specifically told you not to study them. Your mark is always a mystery with her

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Though she makes sure you work your butt off for your grade, Mrs. Tomlinson kept me in the sciences and I learned SO much from her. She treats her students like friends and always finds away to make her lessons interesting

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Smart woman, very nice. You either get an A in your class or barely pass. I have never taken a harder class, she marks so picky.

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everything is up to her personal preference and if you make tiny little mistakes she rants about it. She over-reacts ( a lot and on purpose too) and talks too much about irrelevant things that you don't know when to concentrate. She is picky when marking her tests which include questions about little side things she mentioned. She took over three months with our biology unit but a little over TWO WEEKS on our chemistry unit. Her teaching isn't effective.

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Ms Tomlinson was fun and pleasant to talk to. The unfortunate part was how difficult the work is, she is also an incredibly hard marker. Over all of this you could not get angry at her due to her constant humour in class.

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*class excited about just about any topic - whether it be about plant roots or fungi.

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She's a brilliant biology teacher. She's extremely engaging and passionate about what she teaches. She's a riot during class, but also manages to stay down to earth at the same time. She can explain concepts clearly ten different ways, is willing to answer many questions until you understand a concept, and can also give ten different real-life analogies for every concept in the course, making it a lot easier to visualize them. She makes learning biology super fun and I honestly believe she can make her clas

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She's a fun and caring teacher, full of energy and dynamism. She integrates extracurricular knowledge in class!

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she's a good biology teacher from what I've heard, but in my experience not such a good chemistry teacher

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She is a relly good teacher and makes me love science even more with her very hyper personality. She always makes class interesting.

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Ms. Tomlinson is amazing! I was lucky enough to have her 2 years in a row. Everything in her class is fun. She is always full of energy and laughs, and makes science light and fun. She also adds in little fun facts about related subjects into everything. Shes like Ms. Frizzle on magic school bus, without the funky dresses

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She's a riot. You will adore her class, even if you don't do well. Extremely knowledgeable and full of fun facts. The closest you can get to Ms. Frizzle. No flying bus, though.

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Mrs Tomlinson is constantly wired, and students love it. She is able to make biology a riot because she is genuinely passionate about it. Makes for a very exciting semester.

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she makes class interesting. she's so nice!

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Really liked her class, she was always so enthusiastic and answered all of our questions seriously. Hard marker though. =(

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I love Science with her, it's never boring! First class: Making paper airplanes and homework was watching House and CSI. She's so young and full of laughs. Awesome jokes and stories! I learned alot!!

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Woah what a semester. This teacher is amazing. Sheez knows what she is doin all the time. A fun and Entertaining class. Thnks alot Miss Tomlinson. Ure Da Best!!!!

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hilarious, amazing teacher, i only had her for four days and i love her.

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I love you Mrs. Tomlinson! You really rock the classroom with your knowledge and enthusiasm!

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Awesome teacher, quite bouncy

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YAY!!!!! MRS. TOMLINSON IS BACK!!!!

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enthuastic, can be scary. it is nice though to have a teacher that is actually keen on her subject.

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She Rocks!

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Makes me want to learn

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quite hyper, and at the same time really edgy

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really nice when she's not being condescending

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best science teacher I've ever had

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