I genuinely feel that Mr. Harper was one of the most misunderstood teachers of Bronx Science. It was my misfortune to have been placed in his class when Bronx Science administrators were fierce wit
Don't know who wrote the reviews below but they're way off. Harper totally turned me off of social studies. Didn't learn a thing. Played favorites. Ughhh
Mister Harper is a very knowledgeable man who was, unfortunately, forced out by incompetent administrators. He is soft-spoken and a wonderful guide for a lot of students.
Mr. Harper was one of the worst teachers I ever had. He did not deserve to teach in bronx science. Everyone knew to just smile and nod at him to get a good grade.
Excellent teacher. VERY understanding. I was a quiet student in class, Mr. Harper always managed to make me feel included in class discussions. He is also humorous
One of my favorite teachers from high school. Had great knowledge of the material and made every lesson interesting.
probably the best class ever. if he likes you, you're good for the entire year. especially if you're brown or greek. he's funny and has the occasional mood swing
Great teacher! Went against school's agenda of imposing "white man lies" even if it meant losing his job. Bronx Science is quickly becoming a corrupt cesspool led by its cunning administration.
I will miss you Mr.Harper. Why did you decide to retire? This guy, although a pretty laidback and easy teacher he is a great guy. He is funny and tends to have fun with his students. Also a fair grade
If you like learning made-up statistics, over-generalized statements or just hate anything the US government does then this class is for you!!! That being said, I LOVE MR HARPER!!!
He made me fall asleep the very first day of school!
Mr. Harper is a very respectful and caring teacher. He creates an interactive classroom environment for students to enjoy the class and still learn from his prepared lessons. Very excellent teacher.
I had Harper back in 1995 and 1997 (I think). He had his favorites and for all the wrong reasons. He is in no way inspiring or informative. Perhaps at one point he might have been, but he's definitely one of the teachers who needs to take a nice long break from the teaching profession before he turns off more students from global studies.
This guy needs some spelling classes. One word of advice? On essays, be sure to write in a HUGE font because he'll automatically give you an F if he can't read your handwriting even if you have the neatest handwriting there is. If he decides that he hates you in September, try to switch out. Harper has favorites.
mr harper is my boy...it is as simple as that...he is a lot more relaxed than any other teacher i have ever had, and makes the classroom a lot more fun and interesting. He is a good guy
In 10 months, I have learned absolutely nothing from Harper. He constantly repeats himself, gives grades based completely on how much he likes a student, and always rambles on about personal experiences that have absolutely nothing to do with what we are supposed to be learning. He shouldn't be allowed anywhere near a classroom.
He is an excellent teacher. Many are too young to understand but I believe that he opens up eyes to many new perspectives and ideas & was one of my most influential teachers.
Mr. Harper is the worst teachers ever. He does not belong in a classroom. Does not know how to teach a single thing. If students were dying of stupidity, Harper couldnt save one.
Was removed from his class in May and learned more in the last 6 weeks of school from another teacher than I learned in 9 months of Harpers class.
As long as he likes you and you don't give him a hard time you're pretty much home free. I completely BS'ed my HWs and used my 7th grade US Hist. knowledge for the entire year and he gave me 100.
Mr Harper is a very inspirational, motivational, and an overall great man. I learned valuable life lessons and greatly appreciated his class. Easily my favorite teacher in bronx science.
Heres a really good tip on how to get an easy A in his class. QUANTITY over quality on his homeworks. Just write mad sentences and you will do well. I wrote complete bs on my hws and still got a 93.
he's an easy A...IF your one of his favorites. i did mediocre in his class but he loved me.. so i got a 94
Mr harper is a very intelligent man and shares his knowledge with his students if only they'd listen. the ones who do listen know that mr harper is an awesome teacher!
If ure not on this guys good side then ure screwed.He plays favorites makes bad jokes mumbles writes nothing and has no idea what hes supposed to be teaching.His tests are a joke!I don know y hes ther
Mr.Harper is the most nicest teacher i have met.He is the one teacher that has done everything in his power to help me out with my college process. I am thankful for everythign he has done to help me
he was a very cool teacher. he always let me go to the nurse and added "I HOPE YOU FEEL BETTER!" he could always take a good joke, even when it was about him!
I took two tests during the entire fall term and I scored a 90 in his class. He's that easy!
can't teach for life. but he knows what he's talking about if you can hear him. just do the hw and participate and ur set
He thinks slavery is the reason for everything. He's soft spoken yet hard of hearing. He gives random assignments, takes 20 mins of class time to grade hw and has no lesson plan. An easy grader.
note to self and to all other students: never try to argue with someone who doesn't speak english. other than that, he's okay ^^
hes hilarious! haha very cool unconventional teacher
He is the man, greatest teacher ever even though he doesnt actually teach you much. he is the ideal senior year teacher
Mr. Harper is an excellent and inspirational teacher
Yeah his tests don't cover the material. The thing is there are loads of errors on the tests so you can get a lot of extra points. He's funny though.
He is the worst teacher in the school. His students learn nothing.
Dislike him with great passion. Gave me a 70 even though I scored above 90 on all his test and did all hw. (I was friends with someone he detested)
Good -u can catch up on other classes-reuseable hw: Bad-picks on the same people-unclear handwriting and mumbles-VERY hard tests on material not covered
He doesn't actually teach, no notes, tests on subjects not covered, plays favorites, but you can still breeze thru with almost no effort...get on his good side
This guy cant teach, does not pay attention to what you are saying, but if you study hard you will do well
had em 2 yr ago as a snr, got a 75, hes not as bad as ppl rated him. whats said about favrites might be true, but in the end most ppl get the grade they earned
he's a pretty easy grader. his notes are not very useful though, but everything he gives a test on he either talks about or it's straight from the textbook
I hope he has something else that hes good at..cuz teaching aint working out for him.
i still wonder how hes lasted as long as he has, doesnt teach at all and deifnitely plays favorites
not a good teacher and can be very partial. just hope you are on his good side.
I Graduated in '97, and had Harper for his first year teaching. You can get away with anything in his class. My Favorite Harper Quote: I Fail you, But I like you: F+!
Mr. harper grades subjectively, thats all i have to say about that
Hasn't taught a single thing. But if he likes you, you're good.