Ballard taught me in both 300 and 580. She is demanding and makes you work through problems on your own. In retrospect it was great preparation for studying ch
i love ms. ballard! she's so understanding and nice, but her classes can be kind of confusing... especially when she goes on random tangents...
She's the most genuine caring teacher. But i was often confused in class because of her extremely fast pace and high expectations o students. Get her extra help
Very helpful and understanding about late work and such. And overall great teacher in a very tough chem teacher pool.
hrmm, very nice and smart woman. Don't go into class not having ur studying done , or you will be one of the complaining people.
i think ms. ballard is very smart and very nice but sometimes she goes a little bit too fast for the class. i didn't mind chem this year though.
I liked her. Scatterbrained perhaps, but if you did your work you'd get it eventually. Always willing to help you out durring conference etc.
Mrs. Ballard is a chemistry genius, but can be spacey and think that everyone else understands as well as she does. But she'll happily explain any confusion.
I graduated in '87 and am glad Mrs. Ballard is still admired-she saved me from hating Chem when I switching into her class winter term.
I don't know what you are all saying, but Ms. Ballard is a very dedicated and learned teacher. Andover is lucky to have her!
for the love of GOD, do NOT fall behind or you are doomed, doomed doomed doomed. Extra help is practically necessary because she can be entirely too indepth, and talks about some important topics only briefly
Ms. Ballard is cool but you need to know what you are talking about otherwise, you'll get confused
She's smart, so you can usually trust her explanations, and she often puts theory in real-life context. But I get lost in her class a lot, and either have to read up later or don't and flunk the next test. She's a little impatient with questions too.
All you people who say Ms. Ballard is SO hard and SUCH a bad teacher....GET OVER IT. God forbid anyone has to work...she's a fabulous teacher who loves chemistry - if you have her and do the work it ends up being more than worth it in the end.
I think Ms. Ballard is a wonderful teacher, she is really funny and I love the class.
sometimes a little hard to understand, but a really good woman, really cares about her students if they put in the effort
she is so cool, i love that woman, she pulls through huge
very smart woman, just doesnt always explain clearly enough
Forgets that we don't already have phd's in chem. Way too smart. A little dry. Good grading scale though.