Mr. Preske is an amazing person. Super nice and chill. However, when it comes to teaching, he is very unclear and doesn't prepare you whatsoever for his tests. He makes many mistakes while solving the notes and you often run out of time while doing the notes as he is constantly sidetracked.
super chill and funny. love his class and wish he could be my math teacher next year!!
He's very funny and laid back. His lectures are easy to understand and follow, but they do not reflect the difficulty of the test at all. He's very easy going and laid back, but I wish he matched his notes to the tests so that students have an accurate study material for the tests.
Super chill person but he really isn't that great at teaching as he oversimplifies things too much. I had him for Alg 2/Trig and I learned all the topics myself. That being said, he's a really nice guy and his class isn't that bad.
Doesn't explain anything well, but is a very nice teacher. The class will be spent taking notes that are way too long.
He gets so many problems wrong I get so confused. There are many times when I get problems right but he says its wrong then someone corrects him :/
He's unclear and his tests are really complicated with numbers and he doesn't allow calculators
One of the best teachers I ever had, have, and probably will ever have.
The class is super chill. Just do the notes, and study those before the test. Look over the test overview, and if you know that you'll get an A on the test. He's efficient and a good teacher. I learned stuff about math that stuck, and he makes it easier to understand.
Honestly, this teacher is a great man. He is probably one of the few teachers that have ever made me enjoy a math class so much. I wish I could have him again this year. He gives fine notes and finishes on time and he is a reasonable individual.
Laziest teacher at Torrey Pines, in my opinion.
Great Guy. Super Chill. Gets through notes everyday. Gives out daily homework. If you want an honors class that you can chill out in but still learn quiet a lot in pick him. Super funny, lots of great stories but doesnt eat into class time. Teaches y
Great teacher at relating topics to life. A real life lessons type of teacher. Highly recommend him.
Had him for Alg2/Trig Honors He is a super nice teacher. Highly recommended. Always there to help. He knows who's who and strives to make the class do better as a whole. Completes his notes on time. Be advised he teaches it like an HONORS Class.
Mr. Preske was the best math teacher I've had so far. I had him for Pre-Calc Honors and he's super chill and funny. Although he sometimes gets sidetracked by irrelevant things, he completes his daily notes 95% of the time. Most of his tests are average and not extremely hard, but there's 1-2 "black diamond" tests during the year that are known as "seemingly impossible" compared to his other tests. He gives out daily homework. It's not hard, but sometimes long. Highly Recommended.
Love his teaching style and his insights on life. He makes learning fun and I'm glad I got to know that it is o.k. to make mistakes. I've learned how to be a better person because of him.
Funniest teacher I've ever had. Super chill and fun to talk to so get to know him. He gets side tracked a lot (and probably has severe ADD) but is super nice/funny/silly
Preske is a great teacher in both honors precalc and alg 2/trig honors. Apart from the fact that he is incredibly silly and friendly, he makes sure you understand everything you ask him (but make sure you do ask questions). He does teach his class like an "honors" class, meaning he's going to expect you to already know how to use deductive reasoning really well when he explains a new concept. As long as you pay attention in class, and do the homework, you should be fine.
Preskes class was the most fun ive ever had in a math class. He's super chill and makes the class somethign u look forward to. love him as a person but hes just too hard as a teacher he gets sidetracked really easy and doesnt really explain. He is the funniest teacher i have ever had inm y life though not gonna lie, and u should be alright if u can get a tutor outside of his class.
if your thinking of dropping itll save your GPA. He can not teach at all and if you need a teacher that actually teaches DROP! especially for Algebra 2 he's funny, chill, and nice but if you need someone who does not just print out notes and hand them to you i suggest you get out ASAP about to take his final in three days i plan to buckle down study study study attempy to maintain a C and drop.
AMAZING class....if you are super serious then you won't like it but its soooo chill. Take the things he says as funny and not serious, and then you will enjoy the class. If you have a good class, then there will be class bonding by the end of the year, and this will be the class you look forward to by the end of the year. If you have a bad attitude this wont be a good class. Just take it for what it is, a chill class, and you will love it
i LOVED preske! omg so funny :) i had him for two years and though it took awhile to get used to his teaching style, i learned a lot! I wish he taught AP calc this year, cuz it would be awesome to have him again.
He's a really nice guy and will definitely help with any issue if you talk to him; just be careful about those budget cuts. Hes a little distracted but its easy to get him back on track. good looking.
he should be a coach... i mean, i like him as a person because he is chill and funny but, HATE him as a teacher.
He is horrible at explaining and does not care whether or not students actually learn the material. He constantly wastes time and assigns busy work. He loses practically everything we turn in. BAD.
Mr. Preske is known around campus as the full-time substitute teacher. I would think he'd try to do something to improve, but he may be in denial or just too stubborn. I have no respect for Preske
Great teacher with a great heart and sense of humor. Love the guy.
I have friends in my class and they say I explain the problems better than Preske. What up with that???
The guy gets a bad rap. He's one of the best teachers I've ever had.
He challenges his students to reach their full potential. A lot of these recent reviewers are probably kids that shouldn't have been in honors classes and are just bitter.
If I was to grade Mr. Preske on his teaching skills, I would give him a C-. Avoid him if you can.
GO PRESKE!! He's a great teacher and if you pay attention and deserve to be in the class, you would understand and be able to receive an A.
Great teacher! My favorite math teacher, EVER! The bad ratings are from bitter students who signed up for honors but don't want to do honors work.
At first I thought he was a bad teacher, but now i LOVE Mr. Preske!:D He's hilarious and I look forward to his entertaining class! Not that good at explaining things, but if you ask questions and pay attention, you'll get used to it and get an A! also participate, that helps:)
i think he's pretty cool. he always says things like ONWARD. and budget cuts. and count it. i think he's a pretty good teacher to be honest, in comparison to my teacher last year at least, and he's really open to helping you out when you're having difficulty.
Just gives out notes, but doesnt really explain. mostly the smart ones explain to the class. a lot of the times theres things in the hwk he did not talk about. nice tho
nicest, chillest, funniest guy ever. makes class great. BUT doesnt teach well at all (sorry preske!) you have to definitely teach yourself half of it because he does most of the easiest stuff the entire class, then realizes we have 5 min left, and rushes through the hardest parts. Just study a lot and you'll have lotsa fun
his tests are not exactly easy, but his class is easily one of the most fun at TP. He's pretty chill and has hilarious stories. just...learn the stuff yourself and you'll do fine.
THE GREATEST GUY EVER. Very difficult though, and not the best at teaching concepts, but still an amazing man.
horrible teacher, nice guy, learn the math yourself and you're A-okay
great personality, relatable, has hilarious sayings, one of my favorite teachers
really nice, great sense of humor, probably one of the best teachers at TP
I will pay anyone who has/had Preske $10000 if you have gone through life without using one of his sayings. His sayings are hilarious, which makes the class amazing. Not amazing at teaching, but a great class. Double down?
i had to drop the class... he doesn't even bother explaining...
A great guy, you'll probably laugh at least 5 times per class. His teaching can be a bit fuzzy at times and unclear concepts are fair game for tests. Not a GREAT teacher, but above average.
he's pretty funny and the class is entertaining but the teaching was not all that good and i had a hard time understanding a lot of concepts.
Only class where I'm entertained. Otherwise, this teacher does not give me a good understanding of the concept.
by far my favorite teacher of all time. he literally changed my life. funniest person alive. if u can catch his quiet remarks and jokes. u will laugh everytime u remember him. very hard tests but he is the best. DO NOT DROP TRUST ME
absolutely hilarious!!! the class is awesome, although not the best at explaining sometimes, tests aren't that hard and if you're naturally good at math, the class will be a breeze and you'll have a great time
Preske is awesome. Great guy (Hilarious) and although he isnt the best at straight teaching, he'll go over problems you missed and you can just ask others in the class. Final was really easy and he'll round you if you're close. "Count it, Good Call, Preske Font, Scoreboard, Little Bobby Preske," Slow Clap, Microsoft Sam: "SOY!" You'll understand, math is great with Preske.
Surfing buddy and good friend. Approachable and love the guy. you just have to get used to his teaching cuz when you do, it is math (everything makes sense afterall). Preske's sick!
My sister had him for like 2 weeks and dropped to regular because he was a bad teacher and she was so lost about what they were talking about.
might not be the best at teaching but AWESOME personality. microsoft sam & random (inaccurate) historical facts along with "quesitonable" & other memorable quotes made my freshman year. finals were multiple choice & pretty easy. you just have to try to learn stuff by yourself. cuhs sometimes the lessons are cut short (because we go off topic so much)
there are way better math teachers, but a year with him relaxing and stuff before going into calculus isn't bad really.
No matter what you have heard about him not being a great teacher or whatever DO NOT DROP THIS CLASS. He is not the most organized guy but that just makes the ride all that more fun. Preske was the most fun teacher I have ever had. And if you want to do well in his class just try hard and youll be fine.
Preske brings it everyday! He understands us students and is a super fun teacher. I have learned a lot of things this year that did not make sense in math in the past. Thanks Mr.P
Really nice guy. Pretty good at explaining things, especially compared to a lot of the other teachers out there.
while he may not be the best at explaining things, mr preske is awesome! if your lucky, he'll tell you a cheesy story-if you are really special, he will teach your class in spanish
chill guy...hard class...he always says nice, its personal, its political, and he rambles about random stuff. and if you ask him something tha the doesnt have the answer too, he sometimes tries to make up a story about it...u know, or will know what i mean if u had or will have him...he also always tries to throw pens into a cup
SUPER cool guy. really hard class, if you don't understand youre screwed cause he won't help you and gives a lot of hw. favors boys who play basketball or people who are funny.
He is a really nice person, but if you arent as smart as people in the class, he doesnt explain things thouroughly enough. i switched at semester, but still lik
His teaching style is very wierd and he gives a lot of homework. But he still is a cool teacher.
Even though I barely scraped a C in the class, I enjoyed attempting to do well. he's always willing to answer your questions, but might ramble sometimes.
Preske is a good teacher and an awesome guy. If you have a personality in his class, he'll love you.
mr preske is by far the most awesomest teacher ever.. his class is so fun to go to.. he always is helpful and will stop to answer random questions!!
Presk-o = funny nice . . .math would be boring without such a teacher. if you don't get him, i am sorry.
his tests are very difficult. and his teaching is very unclear. it's hard to understand what he's trying to explain.
I can't stand his teaching style and organization. He doesn't set aside enough time in class to teach the material. Classes feel disorganized.
My best Math teacher ever. There is no cooler techer.
preske is pretty cool! all the gangster terms and random stuff was funny. he's a good teacher and always willing to stay late after school to help.
cool guy but class is pretty hard, also has no yes or no answers it is always "maybe", overall i would take his class again
great sense of humor, and tries his best to explain things, one of my few teachers that i don't dread going to their class
preske is cool, but his homework helping and correcting and grading process is a bit strict. Is often confused, but geometry is proofs and there is >1 way
not such a great teacher.. he'd start rambling on and on about surfing of something for a lot of class time.
He is a great teacher, i had him for a semester, and like him a lot~ he is funny too~
Ohohoho He's proly the best math teacher I've ever known.. The Sabotage is the best thing :D
cool guy, but i can't say his teaching was so great.
Mr. Preske gets it done. These other students are bitter because they didn't pull in his class. Yeah, it was difficult, but that drove us to our best.
Mr. P. is off the hook. He was by far the best math teacher I have ever had. He was an okay surfing coach, but a better teacher. He is always there 4 U.
People say he only likes certain people...but I'd have to disagree. I think he was great. He was more than willing to help me all the time,& I loved his class.
I don't know what these people are talking about. Mr. Preske was awesome beyond belief. I loved his class.
I loved his class, I didnt do so great but I was happy to go to class everyday.