Average 4.1 based on 46 teacher ratings
Kathy Linder is a History teacher at Naperville Central High School located in Naperville, Illinois and part of Naperville Community Unit School District 203. Kathy Linder's 46 teacher ratings contributes to Naperville Central High School's ranking of 414 in Illinois. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Naperville Central High School is 4.19 stars.
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She's one of the smartest teachers in the building on Social Studies but is not a very good teacher

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She always goes off on a rant about something FOR AT LEAST 9 minutes daily and she relies heavily on boring history movies that are very hard to follow. Her mother was in the hospital for a long time this year and eventually passed and Im truly sorry for that, but if shows up to school, she should be required to teach instead of talking about it for the entire period. also, we spent 4 weeks on the crusades during that time and one day for joan of arc and spain. and NO FINAL STUDY GUIDE!

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She clearly like teaching some courses more than others, as well as some students more than others.

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She doesn't help me at all. often the tests seem as though they have material we have never gone over in class. sometimes we would spend days on one thing then whip through everything else super fast. Thanks..

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I know as much about Alexander Linder as I do about APUSH

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Good lady for sure. I was a bad student but she treated me like she respected me unlike many of the teachers I had.

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she does like AP kids more then any other kids and you really have to get on her good side. but i had a boarder grade and she rounded me up when she wasn't really supposed to so she can be nice just make sure she likes you.

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Amazing teacher. Made APUSH bearable and even though we got off-topic all the time, it was a fantastic class. Makes a personal connection with each student

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WOOOOOOOOOT AP WORLD Poor incoming Freshmen... they didn't know where it's at...

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She doesn't help you if you need it and has favorites. could be worse i guess.. but if you get her, watch out.

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She isn't the easiest cause she teaches advanced classes but she's unbelievably helpful and really great as long as you are a kind and polite student. She gets sidetracked but its part of what makes class fun. You are lucky to have her.

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love. that's all i have to say.

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She loved me and if you get on her good side any class is easy. I had her for AP US history and she curved all my grades and exepted me from HW all the time.

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Really, really smart and helpful to all her students. Doesn't like lazy kids but writes tons of college recommendations that are great. She knows more about history than anyone else in the department. She's just as good at teaching freshmen as upperclassmen. She makes Central a great place.

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Get on her good sign and you'll be golden for years. I had her sophomore year and again senior year and she loved me and gave me the benefit of the doubt. You don't have to be super smart just polite and nice. She gets sidetrackerd a lot, so take notes when you can and read the book for the tests.

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i had her for humanities. i think she hates me for like no reason. i always do my homework and i like participate in class all the time. she told my parents that i am unorganized and always turn my homework in late...umm SO NOT TRUE!

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Wonderful teacher. Definitely knows her stuff. Very willing to give you the benefit of the doubt. Likes to joke around, sometimes strays off task, but we always manage to get everything done and it's nice to know that she has a life outside of teaching-- it makes her easier to relate to and respect.

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I had her for humanities. She was kind of mean at first, she picked on kids alot, and she never stayed on task. But she is very funny and nice if you're on her good side.

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i had her 8th period freshman year and looking back on it i feel awful we drove her insane she lefted our class twice because we were so bad, i feel awful because she was one of the best history teachers in the department and we made her hate the end of the day.

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was lucky enough to have her for three years. she is beyond amazing: interesting lectures, and gets you thoroughly prepared for AP exams.

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She's could be a good teacher if she really wanted to, but is sidetracked way too often to qualify

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awesome teacher...enough said

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Awesome. She knows what she's talking about, and never gives too much homework. Always talks and jokes with us about random things, but still gets everything done that we need to.

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she's funny, and she obvioulsy knows what she's teaching, which is more than can be said for a bunch of other teachers. in APWH i think she focuses on the seniors too much

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Interested in kids taking notes, but doesnt realize that some kids are intelligent enough to remember by ear. Slightly boring subject matter, but she is quite interesting to listen to. Easy/Med level.

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good at lecturing. i learned a lot and got a 5 on the AP. the best is when she shuts the door takes a deep breath and tells us what gets said in the room doesn't leave. don't get her mad tho!

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I hated her. She is actually my least favorite teacher at NCHS. She wont help you at all if you need it. Dont expect much from her

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Great teacher. She goes off tangents a lot, but the subjects she brings up are fun to discuss. Teaches you well for the AP exam for APUSH.

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she picks on her students, but in a funny way (i would know). good teacher, tests are hard b/c they r a composite of all teachers test questions. gets WAY off topic, but meh

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not the best *teacher* around... but her class was fun!

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She is the best! Loves history and her students; she'll always find a way to help you!

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Mrs. linder has a certain charm that draws her students into a humourous mood. She is my favorite teacher because she has so many funny remarks.

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I've only had her one semester, but I can't wait until Humanities and APUSH! Her grade system is good, so you don't have to ace her quizzes/tests to get a good grade in the class.

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Mrs. Linder is definetly one of the best teachers at Central. APUSH is soo much fun. There are days were we never even talk about US history. some say its hard, but its not.

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GET ON HER GOOD SIDE FROM DAY ONE!!! This lady will help you soooo much in life. She is of utmost respect and will respect her students. Thank you for everythin

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I Cant WAIT until APUSHistory. Im sure Mrs. Linder will make it awesome, even tough i hate UShistory

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Mrs. Linder is such an AWESOME teacher. I am what she "lives for". She says I make her day with my 'insightful' commetns, And A/M is fun, off topic, but fun!!!!

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Get on her good side on the first day. Has a temper. Humanities Quizzes on the very hard side. Overall a knowledgeable teacher.

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Very good teacher. Makes what we're learning clear, although it might take her a bit. Can't draw horses.

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cool teacher

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Even though she tends to get off the subject, it doesn't matter. We learn everything we need to know and more!! She makes history so much fun!

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Gets off subject WAY TOO MUCH!

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she is just so much fun!!! i learn alot and have fun, how much more can you ask for?!?!

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Mrs. Linder is a great ancient/medieval teacher!! Her tests are on the hard side, but class is so enjoyable it really doesn't matter. Can't wait for APUSH!

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