Average 4.39 based on 74 teacher ratings
Jonathan Dobbs is a retired History teacher at Bronx High School of Science located in Bronx, New York and part of New York City Geographic District #10. Jonathan Dobbs' 74 teacher ratings contributes to Bronx High School of Science's ranking of 1,052 in New York. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Bronx High School of Science is 4.05 stars.
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Tends to bring down my self-esteem

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Cool. Very unpredictable when it comes to grades on the papers. I got a 75 in the class and I got 5 on the AP. What gives?

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Knows a lot of information, but wastes too much time to actually share the information with the students. In any other school, where the students do not study as hard, his laziness would not help much

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He's erratic when it comes to grading homeworks and projects.

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you will learn alot in his class, but he is a hard grader on essays/homework. But he is smart and knows what he is doing and does care about each individual student. Funny stories.

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great teacher. interesting stories. very caring and helpful. got him to write on of my college recs which he was really helpful with. only complaint-whats up with essay grading?

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Mr Dobbs is probably the BEST teacher you'll ever have - he's clear, he's smart, and he really teaches you for LIFE not just the AP but he also teaches incredibly for the AP.

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i think mr. dobbs was a really good tecaher...he wa sthe only teacher i had that knew what he was doing. very hard grader though.

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His tests are hard and you have to put in the work. But hes one of the best teachers i've ever had. There are moments where you can't help but laugh and admire him for his dedication. I'll miss him.

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only good teacher ive ever had at bronx. oh man i love him he's so cool, and he's so passionate about what he teaches

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a strict grader...........

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Hard grader but brilliant teacher that is very helpful and the best AP government teacher there is.

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nice guy, but strict grader

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ZZZ...In class we basically write down stuff from whatever paper he wrote last night. I participate a lot but I got a 78 on my test...

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hes funyn but hard and picks favorites

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very boring and class participation % is ridiculous. i participates often and i only got a 75.......i had an 85 test average...hard grader

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He picks favorites but he sure is nice and funny. As far as the subject goes, he seems to know his stuff but only focuses on the what he likes. very fair grader

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He's one of the funniest and by far the nicest teacher i've ever had. He's easy to talk to and you can tell him your problems and he'll do his best to help you

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Very approachable. Great inside and out of the classroom

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Hes a really cool teacher, and really helpful. But participation is 20% of ur grade, i just cant do that!

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really nice guy who cares about us kids. except sometimes he won't listen to our points. and the class was sort of a waste-just lotsa funny stories. n/m AP stuf

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Very nice person, but not much of a teacher

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HE is the most DEDICATED teacher I've ever had. He truly cares about teaching and is SO passionate about Ap Gov. ALWAYS willing to help and the nicest man ever.

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he is so funny!

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best...

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not much of a teacher although he's a very nice person and easy grader

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just a complete horrible grader.very very hard.... it was a mistake not to take the other APs in global of senior yeear, they are so much easier......

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cool teacher

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Good teacher, but wastes so much time!

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mr. dobbs helped me appreciate history (kinda). he's the best history teacher ever

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a ridiculous man who you either love or hate. though many find him to be fun, he can be completely arbitrary with his grading, and downright innappropriate.

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ahhh... i looove mr. dobbs. on the midterm he practically gave us all the answers... he really is an awesome teacher and i love the way he bs's for 15 min :D

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mr dobbs is so adorable!! hes the coolest teacher in history ive ever had.. and i honestly hated history until i came to his class and now i love it

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A King of Teaching

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Awesome teacher

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Cool teacher, makes jokes which relate to the class, which makes it more interesting. Likes to bs in the beginning of the pd. although he still finishes lessons

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I Love this guy...but he ain't easy...but by far one of the koolest teachers in the skool...my goal for 2nd term is to smoke up with him :)

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Mr. Dobbs is a great teacher. I've learned more about history just two months into the school year than i did in a whole year in middle school. Plus, he's cool

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When I was in MR. Dobbs class at first I thought he would be my wost teacher, but it turns out I love him! He is the coolest teacher i have. He makes class fun

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Mr Dobbs was and is the best teacher i have ever had. All thou i may not be a bronx science succese story,, i hope that i can prove 2be 1for Him,, GO DOBBS!

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Mr Dobbs RULES. Easily 1 of the best teachers ever @ BxSci - Tells cool anecdotes to loosen class - deserves every penny he gets and more; loves kids genuinely

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WOW sucha an amazing teacher! numerouse times went completely up and beyond the neccesary duties of a teacher. So happy 2 have had him, great teacher n mad cool

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I love Mr. Dobbs!!! he's the best teacher in this school. He's so funny too. I had him soph year, hope teaches my class again.

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Greatest teacher of all time, we talk a lot about global, his family, his trips and experiences, his sons, his law cases, his 10th grade son, etc. Go Mr. Dobbs!

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One of the best teachers I ever had.

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Mr Dobbs is the best teacher ever. He connects with the students and acctually cares about us as people. He loves movies almost as much as I do.

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i absolutely love mr. dobbs. he's definitely the most interesting teacher ever, and one of the nicest, even if he does give us quizzes cuz everyone is late.

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mr dobbs is the greatest influence ive had onmy life i cant wait for next year when i get two classes w/ him words cant describe how much hes done for me

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i have Mr.Dobbs for homeroom and he's funny teacher...i wish i had him for history but i dont:(..im happi i have 2 more years of him for homeroom.

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I had Mr. Dobbs during his first year in Science and I loved him!! He tells such interesting stories. He teaches well and makes the class so much fun.

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Mr. Dobbs is the most inspirational teacher i've ever had in the four years i've been at Science. There isn't enough space 4 me to write about how great he is.

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Mr.Dobbs is hardly an excellent teacher,for he digresses too much;but he is very kind and sympathetic-excessively,perhaps.He makes history interesting,even wW2.

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It's obvious that Mr. Dobbs loves what he does, and that makes it even more enjoyable to be one of his students. All he asks is that you fulfill your potential.

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Dobbs it the best S.S teacher i ever had. Hes funny and gets the job done.

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Dobbs is probably the most inpirational teacher there is. Ive learn a lot in his class. not only about WWI or the treaty of Paris but about life.

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He comes in Second of all the History teachers. You try Mr. Dobbs, but not all of us can get it like you can right? Me? I'm a math and science guy, and only ONE teacher has every made me like history. If you can get everyone to love it you'd be

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Awesome teacher. Gives everything hes got to teach us brilliant young minds but sometimes we're just too much for him and he blows up. Especially likes to talk about his children, but which parents wouldnt =] rock on Dobbs!!!!!

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haha. mr dobbs, i only said you were easy because i've never had you. but i know how funny you are anyway! i wish i had your class. too bad they wouldnt let me transfer in...anyway, you appreciate the WASIANS..great guy =)

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Mr. Dobbs is one of the best, if not THE best teacher ever. His classes are always fun and interesting, we get a lot of work done, and he is always fair. He is a great person, and is very knowledgeable not only academically, but learned about life itself.

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He's really interesting and knows lots about the law. Just his tests are a little too hard.

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i love mr dobbs! he's awsome! he's so incredibly funny! and he's a really good teacher too. i only had him for a week, but he would have actually taught me something and i wouldnt have had a chance to slack off in his class. this guys really cool.

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I have been priveldged to have many excellent teachers in my student career. I can honestly say however, Mr. Dobbs can go head to head with any teacher out there. A quailty teacher is soemthing that many schools have, but they don't have Mr. Dobbs.

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I LOOOOOOVE MR. DOBBS!!! it would be awesome if i could just have him every year

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amazing teacher!! xD i love the class you teach!! can you teach USHISTORY?! i WANT YOU AS MY TEACHER!!

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very cool guy. Really good teacher.

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THE GREATEST TEACHER IN THE WORLD! Need i say more??

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he is an easy teacher to talk to and goes all-out for his students.

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I love you, mister Dobbs! He's the single most memorable teacher I've had in Bronx Science!

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very fair man.. will let you know exactly why he gave you the grade he did, etc etc.. He stands out in that his former career in law brings a new dimension to his knowledge and depth to learning -- class discussions, et al. excellent overall.

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hw's not bad..tests are kinda hard. a little tough on the essays but overall he's a pretty good teacher.

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mr. dobbs is awesome. i've had him for two years, and he's just really great. he's got the most interesting stories and he's got so many tattoos! how cool is that?!

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mad nice teacher w/ a mad nice personality. he makes class so much fun!

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he funni~ tells good stories about his family... very tolerant of outspoken kids... we luv him =]

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