Average 3.49 based on 151 teacher ratings
Harold Friedlander is a Social Studies teacher at Mark Twain Intermediate School located in Brooklyn, New York. When comparing Harold Friedlander's ratings to other teachers in the state of New York, Harold Friedlander's ratings are below the average of 4.28 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Mark Twain Intermediate School is 4.24 stars.
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One of the, if not the most, knowledgeable teacher I have ever had in my entire life. Needed better control of his class, but that is the fault of the children, not his. Have utmost respect for him. T

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it was easy to pass his class but after what happend its just sad that he would do soething like that its very disguesting and i feel bad for the people that were there

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He was so awesome...SO AWESOME!

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dats mi home skillet biscuit rite dere lol

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just retired 2009 should have a long... time ago. he was always falling asleep!

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He taught us absolutely nothing- we were ages behind the other two clusters! He didn't bother to memorize our names, check our rare hw assignments, or give us tests. All he did was talk about life.

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he was awesome, i wish he was still here

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, too bad he got fiered , he was a great teacher

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its social studies time, it social studies time, we learn some history, and some geography, yeh yeh aww remix yo its my boi freelander

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ok first of all person below, he doesnt pick favorites w/ me ight? he gav me 85 so shuddup. hes a terrible teacher, we dont learn anythin, but the good part is we dont do anythin xD (well i dnt)

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idk why ppl hate him so much, he is the easiest teacher to pass ever! and u dont even need to pay attention.

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Great Teacher: ATTENDANCE 99% of Period Funny Stories 1% He is getting stricter guys. Just behave. He used to give all 90+ now he gives 80s

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very funny teacher

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OMG!! HE IS SOOO AWESOME! I LOVE THE GRADE HE GAVE ME FOR MY PRESIDENT REPORT! HE IS ALSO PRETTY FUNNY AND HE CAN PRETTY MUCH GET A GIGGLE OUT OF EVERYONE. LOL

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I love him hes so funny! I mean he like doesn't teach Social Studies but he does teach us life lessons. They're really meaningful if you think about it. Hes really weird he'll make you laugh.

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it is funny when he sings and makes impressions kids in the class

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he's an old fashinod teacher thats not used to the attitude of our generation. He's not used to having to try to control the class, so he struggles. Sure he can b unfair but w/e. GFive him sum credit

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friedlanders not too bad, if you really listen he talks about interesting stuff, its just the way he speaks is monotone. he needs a lesson from decaro or something

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HAHA I <3 MR. FRIEDLANDER!!! He's mad funny if you listen and he zones out but it's mad fun it's like talking to an older person. He's underrated sometimes.

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I had him for the first time today. It was really funny he started singing "the-homework-is-enjoy the happy sunshine! happy-sunshine-bright bright sunshine!" I think he's kinda nice.

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Worst teacha in da school..

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Worst teacher in Mark Twain!!!

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Why don't you people like him??? he's nice. i sometimes feel kind of bad for him..ROCK ON

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i don't like him either, but i feel bad for the guy

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he is ok i mean i dont learn anything in his class and there is like so many more fun enr we have to waste time with him

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YOU WILL LEARN ABSOLUTLEY NOTHING FROM THIS WEIRD TEACHER!!!! NOTHING!! HE GIVES U PROJECTS THAT HE NEVER CHECKS!!!- wait isnt not getting checked projects a good thing?

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You will learn absolutely nothing in his "class". I do feel bad for him, though.

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he is a good teacher

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i cant belive he shaved off the stach'.....i mean he used to be santa but now he's "jolly" ole st. nick

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i thkn he is the best teacher.KINDA i dont thknk hw is the best but he is not as bad as people say he is

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He never teaches us anything. He just yells at people and gives us projects. If you just do his HW and don't call out you'll get a 90+.

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weird and boring makes me want to ZZZZZZ

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he is so AWESOME. u do nothing in his class but have fun. if u do the work he gives u, then ur fine. he's way cool.

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lolz, who cares if he doesnt teach us, hes kool roflmao

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its... SOCIAL STUDIES TIME! (bomp bomp) its social studies time! (bomp bomp)

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weird guy...he did give me a high grade though (98)

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All we did was song "Its Social Studies Time" and draw in our doodle page. He checked our binders and punished us because we didn't have any of his notes. He didn't give us anything!

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Boring (ZZZ...) Still he gave me a high grade :)

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HE IS VERY NICE AND SOO FUNNY. FOR THE HALF SEMESTER THAT I HAD HIM I HAD A BLAST!!!! HE SINGS AND DANCES! HE'S A NICE GUY!!

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VERY BORING......."Its Social Studies Time!"

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hes very boring! all he does is talks and talks and talks....... its the class where i can relax

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he is like waaaay awesome! i love his classes!! he teaches a lot of things on SS! i learned so much about the world!!! his lessons r not boring but fun!! everyone loves his lessons! he is the best!!!!

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i love him....lol j/kin

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I CAN EVEN START TO DESCRIBE ABOUT HIM

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Mr. Friedlander is okay but he never teaches anything about social studies. He never has anything to talk about. He just talks about when he was younger.

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He is a good teacher! Iwas in 1960

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No wonder everybody hates him

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hes the meanest teacher. I dozed off so many times that i couldn't count. He taught us how to fold the NY times and gave us all 90s. He should meet the RETIREMENT HOME

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oh, come on! y'all said he taught the other teachers in the school?! exactly! this is why he's a bad teacher! he had to deal with them! lol

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gave me an low grade on a $10 pg term paper because it was "too long" and he didnt feel liek reading it...

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umm.. well.. i think hes very weird...boring....mean..and teaches anything thats not social studies.

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He usually teaches something besides S.S but he's funny. Sometimes he not exactly nice, and he can be strict but he's still ok............

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he doesnt really teach well

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in 6K enrichment and hes the worst eva doesnt help and alwys talks about stuff. he givs us work but keeps talkin'

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I'm in his Enrichment classes, they can be pretty boring if not for Mr. Friedlander. He isn't what you would call nice, but EXTREMELY funny! I've never had a teacher like him.

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He talks way too much and he is very boring. He doesnt know how to teach because i had him for 6th grade and now i have him for 7th and in all those years not once has he gotten up and actually taught

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He is mean. He talks and talks but he doesnt even teach us anything. theres no point in him being a teacher when he doesnt teach

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he used to yell at me an my friend for no good reason he made me write the constitution for laughing

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Mr. Friedlander taught me nothing. He was really lazy. He made kids close the class door for him. He always blamed bad things on kids who didn't do anything. He was my worst 6th grade teacher.

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I think Friedlander is an ok guy. He gave me a 96 average.

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he thinks enrichment is a real subject and yells at everyone 4 no reason

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.....odd. Sings "it's social studies time" (you know what i'm talking about) and threatened to fail me if i didn't smile. Has a "spy squirrel". Also has an owl as a lawyer.

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he's a funny teacher and always goes off topic.

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Mr. F is a very "interesting" teacher.i can't say I learn a lot from him becasue I don't. He just talks and every sentence just keeps drifting farther and farther away from topics

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Never taught us anything. Even my parents hate him

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he never kept track of projects

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very cynical but such a cool guy.

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HATE HIM!!! He was really annoying and we did nothing in his class (thank god it was just enrichment, though). I hope he doesn't come back!

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He was really cool! So funny. x]

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i think he was one of the best....one in a million....i'll tell you that

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It's rumored that he had a heart attack...I feel sorry for him but he wasn't the best teacher in the world...

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I have no idea how he is right now, but in my view, he doesn't do much. I never liked him much. I did nothing in his class. He was just OK.

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i misS the old guy = / he was hillariouse i hope he comes back to visit his class was easy and fun he was also mi homeroom teacher now i have mr rook eww = /

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You are an awesome teacher, Harold and also an awesome singer. I don't think I'd worry about what peopel have to say. (Not that you do....) Thanks!!!!!

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hes gone...like for good...but you know what, he was funny as hell...and easy....like wow 6L '04

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i'm in highschool so i dun have him anymore. his class was a drag yet u had to keep your eyes open 2 see what he was gonna do next. Very decorative room.

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I was in his class a few years ago, and I loved it. He is one heck of a good teacher. I will come back&visit him in a few more years, see if he can still sing.

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AWESOME TEACHER HE CHANGES ENRICHMENT INTO RESOURCE WOO

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his gifted singing talents astonished me and inspired me to begin a singing career. Someday, i hope to sing on broadway. he will be in the front row, watching

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this teacher is great, informative, and hilarious

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well he wasn't here for last 5 weeks!!! and he keeps singing in class and i can't stand it.but i still do his homework

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Teacher? What teacher? We have a void in third period Thursday. The only risk we run in his class is not getting into the Honors Society. That's only more work.

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he wastes time

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dunno him. Like how he sings. can hear it down the halway

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He doesn't actually teach ss, thers a lot more singing

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I LERN NOFFING

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why are u so unuseful u dont teach anything

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God, look what i have to go thourgh, Im in his H.R. class, it's so annoying >_<

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