Average 4.95 based on 70 teacher ratings
Bill Blackwell is a retired English teacher at Thomas Jefferson High for Science and Technology located in Alexandria, Virginia. When comparing Bill Blackwell's ratings to other teachers in the state of Virginia, Bill Blackwell's ratings are above the average of 4.39 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Thomas Jefferson High for Science and Technology is 4.03 stars.
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MR FREAKING BLACKWELL. Basically the best sub you could ever imagine. He has a friendly spirit and is actually fairly knowledgeable about pretty much everything. If only he was a full-time teacher ...

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He is perhaps the best (substitute) teacher I've ever had. He is a genius. Mr. Blackwell has a massive library in his brain. We used to talk about films all the time, and he was the one to introduce me to Mizoguchi. He used to tell me about his life story in Hollywood, how he worked with Francis Ford Coppola and Klaus Kinski. He is more than just "the best sub ever".

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We just had him as a cuba nd he was the bomb.com. i wish i had the chance to be in his legitimate class!

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Mr. Blackwell is AMAZING!!!!!

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SO GOOD.

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Quite honestly the best sub ever. I wonder how wonderful the world would be if I had him as a full time teacher. He knows so much and is really funny and a lot of fun. LOVE YOU MR. BLACKWELL!

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Best. Ever.

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What a boss.

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who doesn't love this dude?

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HE IS DA BEST seriously. his roll, relevant (mostly) to the class at hand, is always excellent.

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Greatest. Sub. EVER. Period. Awesome guy, knows a lot about a lot, fun to talk to, and can bring random facts into anything, regardless of the subject he's subbing for, and make it interesting.

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He knows tons of random facts that bring a new perspective to whatever class you're in, regardless of the subject. Taking role at the beginning of class is nearly always long and hilarious. Fantastic sub.

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greatest substitute ever. My god.

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Funny = good. Always.

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i was fortunate enough to have him as my 10th grade english teacher (the only year he ever taught full-time). best thing that ever happened to my sophomore year.

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Why couldn't he be a full time teacher! This guy is amazing! He's funny, nice, smart...just...wow. Most fun you will ever have in english. Period.

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best sub ever. period.

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Mr. Blackwell is so cool. Very strange but so cool.

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this is a very good substitute teacher. My son/daughter has a great time in his class.

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the best sub ever. period.

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awesome guy, really loves to teach

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best substitute ever. really knowledgable

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best sub ever. probably a good teacher too. he's cool and kind and hilarious. ask him about the capital in czekoslovakia or the trombonist jimmy knepper

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Probably the most knowledgable man about everything EVER!!! Funny too. Best teacher ever.

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Funny = Good? Not always.

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I love Bill Blackwell. He's awesome. I love him. So much. I love love love him. A lot. I love him. I love Bill Blackwell. I love him. I love him. I love him. I love him. I love him. I love him. <3

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Amazing teacher. That pretty much covers it.

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Mr Blackwell is incredible! He has an amazing sense of humor, and he knows a ton! I've had him sub for latin, band, history, and english, and he's always known enough to talk to us about the subject.

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This man is amazing. I've never had him as an actual teacher before, just as a sub, but he knows my name anyway and talked to me in the halls once (even though I'm one of those quiet people!).

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Very witty, very funny

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Very cool substitute, always amusing.

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Awesome teacher. I got lucky, and he was the best English teacher I have had for years. If he is still a substitute, I would love to have him again. Anyone who hasn't had him is missing something.

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I havent had him as an actual teacher but he's subbed into some of my classes freshman year and he was awsome. One of the coolest teachers ever.

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He's a one-man comedy act, AND you learn a lot. Probably one of the best teachers I've ever had.

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One of the greatest men to have ever walked this earth

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DUDE, Mr. Blackwell is THE funniest, THE best, THE most loved substitute teacher!! Sophomores who have him for HUM are lucky!!

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knows more about wutever hes substitutes for than the teacher who hes substituting for -- very cool guy -- tons of fun

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better than almost every other teacher at TJ. I wish he taught all of my classes.

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Wow, such as cool guy. Though role call may take the entire period, his command of pretty much any subject is incredible. In short, he is THE perfect sub.

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he's really nice and a great teacher. I learn more with him then with my normal teachers, and have fun

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Very cool. Great sense of humor that makes it easier to pay attention when he teaches.

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He's the greatest person ever. I think he has some deep-seated personal issues that resurface as humor.

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He teaches better than most of my teachers. Greatest sub EVER.

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I consider myself very lucky to be taught by this man.

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Mr Blackwell is the gr8est

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so awesome and so funny!

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he's SO great- he's really knowledgeable, but is still easy and really funny!

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OMG! How cool can a teacher possibly get! Great person, really funny and really nice!

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Definitely coolest sub ever.

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awesome, funny, gave the answers to the quiz questions!! haha

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Best sub ever.

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AWESOME! Hilarious & knowledgeable. i'll actually remember what he said

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The best sub ever... Very helpful and fun

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hehe, so funny--yeah, the forts were great

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We spent the entire period building a fort and throwing pillows at each other!

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The only man I actually spent a whole period talking about The Simpsons with.

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We spent the whole class taking role, super cool

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He is the best man ever - he gives us breath mints.

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haha he's kinda eccentric, but he's def. a lot of fun

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the best sub ever

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coolest sub EVER

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who gave him all 1s????

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So good

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he's my hero

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This guy is my hero

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Thomas Jefferson High for Science and Technology is located in Alexandria, Virginia with an average teacher rating of 4.03 stars. When comparing Thomas Jefferson High for Science and Technology's teachers to other teachers in the state of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson High for Science and Technology's teachers are below the average of 4.39 stars. Thomas Jefferson High for Science and Technology ranks 176 amongst all High Schools in the state of Virginia. Learn More