Average 4.78 based on 28 teacher ratings
John Olson is a History teacher at Indian Hills Middle School located in Shawnee Mission, Kansas and part of Shawnee Mission Pub School. John Olson's 28 teacher ratings contributes to Indian Hills Middle School's ranking of 27 in Kansas. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Indian Hills Middle School is 4.15 stars.
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As seen in so many other previous ratings, this man is a living legend. Personally, he is my favorite and most memorable teacher from this school. His passion and knowledge of the subject he teaches is unmatched and simply astounding. It's true that he does take a lot of notes, but it's great to throw them in a Quizlet to ace all his tests. The only thing I didn't like was the DBQ's that were assigned, because of how harshly they were graded. But who could forget jeopardy review day and Sporcle?

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Mr. Olson is a dope teacher and I totally recommend him except for the fact he always graded my papers wrong and had to grade them three times before I actually get a better grade even though it wasn't the grade I was expecting. He is really good at teaching what you learn in that class and I totally recommend him but just watch your grades for that class.

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One of the best teachers I've ever had. He made every lesson interesting. It's a lot of work, but if you have the slightest interest in history, he'll make it worth it.

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I like mr. olson he is so helpful and he knows a lot about history, i've learned so much from him and i hope i can learn more!!

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best teacher ever i actually enjoyed his class

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MR. OLSON IS ABSOLUTELY THE BEST HISTORY TEACHER EVER!!!!!!!!!!

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Mr. Olson is a VERY smart guy. He knows so much about history he might have an encyclopedia in his brain. We usually just take notes all day, but somehow when the test comes we are all prepared and everyone gets As (in advanced). He's nice, and very clever with jokes and roasts. The worst part of the class is reading Killer Angels and short chapters of historical events with weird vocabulary. Overall, he's a great teacher and you can tell he loves Social Studies.

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This guy knows what he is teaching. He has an obvious love, and great knowledge of what he is teaching, I mean, just walk in his room. He is one of my favorite teachers because he likes what he is doing, and is good at it. The class is easy if you take at least 10 mins to study your outlines, but other than that, if you pay attention, sometimes, you don't need to study. He makes the class interesting, and overall, is fun to listen to. This guy is awesome.

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Great Teacher!!!! Made every class like story time. Information stuck during lectures, so I had to study very little. I was upset when the class period was over.

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Best. Social. Studies. Teacher. EVER!!! Explains things in a way that will stick in your brain forever which makes the tests really easy. There's a lot of fun activities for test review and the unit in stocks.

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Mr.Olson was amazing!!!!!! I pretty much got an A on all his tests because of the easy way he explains things and the half a notecard. His many ties and historical/war movies that no one has ever seen

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He isn't an amazing teacher with advanced social studies, but it's his first year teaching it.

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It is impossible not to like him. I still miss that class

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Pretty much the coolest teacher in the world.

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I love jeopardy day.

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This man is one of the greatest living teachers. Honestly. He is amazing at everything.

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Awesome Teacher

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awesome

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GREATEST MAN ALIVE LOVES MOVIES AND LORD OF THE RINGS! you rock mr. olson!

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coolest teacher ever

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Hi MO! Great teacher!

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I LOVED Mr. Olson, great SS teacher, loves the civil war. I learned a lot in his SS class. (Learned nothing in English 8 w/ him though)

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HE IS SO AWESOME!

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really cool!

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JUST AWSOME, knows his stuff, stick with Soc S, eng not your thing

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#1 TEACHER

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best teacher ever! we love you!

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