Average 2.62 based on 28 teacher ratings
Joel Glassman is a Photography teacher at San Marino High School located in San Marino, California and part of San Marino Unified. Joel Glassman's 28 teacher ratings contributes to San Marino High School's ranking of 1,341 in California. Additionally, the average teacher rating at San Marino High School is 3.77 stars.
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Mr. G teaches you a very important life skill in his classes- how to deal with a mercurial boss who gives incomprehensible instructions and lacks the ability to answer any questions. If you ask him "What dimensions should we enter in Photoshop for [project name]?" he will reply with something like "Use 24 pt Helvetica." Most work in this class is based on guesswork, since you watch and learn from other people who get yelled at. Depending on his mood, you could get an F or A on the same project.

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At the beginning of the year, I thought Glassman was pretty good and nice of a teacher if you don't piss him off. However, by second semester, lectures become nonexistent and he just tells you to "go research online". Then, he gets mad if you don't know what you're doing because you received no type of information whatsoever. He isn't really good at teaching Photoshop either; he just goes "do this, do that". So basically, I had to teach myself how to use the programs. And, he's strict on phones.

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An unhelpful, unknowledgeable, demeaning excuse of a teacher. His favoritism is blatant, his moods are inconsistent, and his teaching ability is nonexistent. Avoid adding his classes into your schedule, trust me.

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Be careful not to piss him off on the first day of school or else he will give you a hard time for the rest of the year. He gets irritated very easily and sets projects deadlines at the pace of the fastest-working student (who has taken his class before), so if you don't know how to work fast, good luck! But, he grades projects if you have them done correctly, and he doesn't care about the quality. I showed him my portfolio and he only flipped through the first two pages and gave me 100%.

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Mr. Glassman is without a doubt one of the best teachers I have ever had. He is one of the few teachers at SMHS who encourages critical thinking and doesn't simply reward students for memorization. I am one of his architecture students and not only are his assignments fair, they encourage students to actually use their brains rather than memorize and regurgitate information. In addition, he honestly cares about the mental health of his students. Our school needs more teachers like Mr. G.

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If he doesn't like you then he will be sure to punish you on everything. If you aren't hated you can get away with the most sloppy of work. Beware furture students this is one teacher you want to avoid.

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His class is so easy! Just meet the deadlines and you'll be fine - he doesn't really care about the quality as long as you get it done. If he doesn't like you then he'll be really hard on you. However, I noticed all the students in my class who he was hard on kinda deserve it (they don't work at all, extremely disruptive, etc). So basically, be nice to him and he'll be nice to you!

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Poor attitude towards those who he doesn't like. Lucily he likes me.

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Never answers questions correctly, kind of rude

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He is nice on teaching gets best food, but he loves to call parents.

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glassman is absolutly nuts. Hes nice one minute,then hes ape crazy. the guys pretty cool.

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My favorite teacher. He has 2 kinds of students- the kind he likes, and the victims. He usually has 1 or 2 students he will take down quick. He'll send em to office, progress reports etc. Everyone else- do the work= instant A

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if you do the work, he'll give you an A, if you don't, expect to get "sent to his office" which is outside... just do the work. he is gender-blah like everyone else said

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If he doesn't like you, he will do everything in his power to give you the lowest grade possible. i.e. counting in zeros for projects haven't even assigned, counting in zeros for homework that is NOT due in another two weeks GET READY FOR BROWN NOSE

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one summer with Mr. G wasn't bad at all.

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the class is easy and laid back, its an easy grade but it still feels as if he favors SOME kids as opposed to others

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You learn everything from the TA, my semester she was scary.

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Mr. G is the best!!!!!!!!

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Mr.g is O.K. There are KIDZ that work and KIDZthat don't. simple as DAT.

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Mr. G is a great teacher. he tells it like it is. some kids just don't get it.studydo what he says and be repectful that's all you need to do to get a great gra

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If you kiss-up, easy A, otherwise he will be mean and mark you down.

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Mr. Glassman is cool!! he is a nice teacher. JUst do wat he tells u to do and finish stuff on time, he WILL give u an "A"...HE ISn't BIASED!!!! He's GREAT

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He tells it as it is... And we definitly learn alot about Computers

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U ARE THE BEST!!MR.G

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really good teacher

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