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Roy Timmreck Edit

Based on 90 Ratings
Math Teacher at Cupertino High School
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Nov 22, 2014 Taking alg2/trig with Timmreck was probably one of the best courses I have taken in my lifetime. He gives you a lot of freedom and is reasonable. He really relates to you and teaches you how to think in another way. His class is not as rigorous as people say. You can easily get an A if you do/understand your hw and properly complete the practice tests.

Just relax and take his class. There really isn't no reason not to. Grades are just a report/statistic; there is no way to truly c
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Nov 20, 2014 timmreck will wreck you even harder than shrek did to anybody...
and the class isnt alg2/trig, its philosophy 101.
if you wanna survive high school, i reccomend that you avoid getting timmreckt.
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Nov 18, 2014 Alright so here's the thing. I personally got C's both semesters. It already happened and I cant do anything about it. Do i regret trying though? no. Timmreck is a very, very smart man, and he'll teach you to THINK! if you're not one of those people who are REALLY REALLY good at math, i dont think you should take it. I am personally not a dumb person, I have always been known to be good at math and got 36 ACT 800 SAT2 math. However it is a rigorous class. If you care about GPA, please avoid. Flag Rating

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Nov 09, 2014 best class for philosophy Flag Rating

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Oct 14, 2014 Teaches you about life, not math. Amazing man. Great experience in his class. Would not recommend for your GPA, but if you actually want to learn, go ahead. Cheaters sit in the back by the way. I cannot stress this enough. DO NOT TAKE HIS CLASS IF YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR GPA. Flag Rating

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Sep 29, 2014 Mr. Timmreck only purpose is to give you the D and ensure you don't get into a college. His class is extremely hard

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Sep 19, 2014 Timmreckt was quite possibly the highlights to my freshmen year. Idk what yall are thinking when you be complaining lol
I got A's both semesters with Timmgod's help and yall needa open up to the Lord Timm if you want to get a good grade and improve tho
In all seriousness though, Timmreck is actually a good teacher. It's just his reputation that causes his students to dislike him. If everyone said "Wow Timmreck is so great!", I'm sure more people would realize how good he is
lol gg no re
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Sep 07, 2014 I really hate this teacher SO MUCH. gg its like bronze in diamond elo man Flag Rating

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Jul 30, 2014 This teacher is a TROLL. Fills class with made-up stories to toy with your imagination. Ppl complain he is hard, but if you are smart, you can get an A while bsing the hw, so it really saves you a lot of time and lets you do better things instead. Flag Rating

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Jul 29, 2014 Difficult class. I definitely wouldn't have gotten through it without my amazing tutor, who holds a PhD in mathematics from UC San Diego. Flag Rating

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Apr 22, 2014 Instructs us to teach ourselves, but ultimately expects too much, especially on the exams. His class is tailored to suit the needs of just the people who have the capacity to learn all of the material alone. Flag Rating

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Mar 20, 2014 Instructs us to teach ourselves, but ultimately expects too much, especially during exams. In other words, his class is tailored to suit the needs of just the people who have the capacity to learn all of the material alone. Flag Rating

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Jan 28, 2014 Good luck if you have him. Seriously. He is not a bad person in general, but his tests are impossible. For the person who said people only get bad grades here only if they are a blockhead, that is not true. Maybe you're the blockhead for saying that. His tests are difficult and hard. The curve doesn't help if you have those freshmen in your class. Do you like life lessons? Take his class then. Have fun and I wish you the best of luck. Flag Rating

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Dec 02, 2013 To be honest, he's a good teacher, in terms of the fact that he makes us think. However, I am honestly doing horrible in his class and I listen in class, do my work, and study. Why is that? I just do not understand his tests when I get it. He's the smartest person I know, but I do not think he is suitable to be a teacher.

Avoid, if you want an A and if you aren't one of those smartass knowitalls.
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Aug 19, 2013 Does not teach at all and hands out the hardest exams in the school. Take Algebra II instead, you'll learn the material far better and feel much more confident in your math skills. Avoid at all costs. Flag Rating

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Jul 10, 2013 This is the best teacher you'll find at tino. Tbh he is literally the god of Tino. I hope I get him for Pre-Calc cuz he is such an awesome teacher, tests are pretty easy, and environment is pretty chill. Don't rely on him to help you because he will just confuse you more, thinking about it yourself is much better, for example for guessing trig he would say "visualize the graph", when there was a better approach. Some methods honestly dont work! Finished the class w/ 94 and final is always easy! Flag Rating

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Apr 12, 2013 This was the best class of my freshman year even though i have 88 which is an A- ([88 is A-]). Whoever
writes bad comments about him is just a blockhead who doesn't pay attention. Nevertheless, do NOT
procrastinate with your homework the day before the test. Your grade is based on about 5 tests (about 80% of your grade) , which are difficult. he grades on a CURVE :D (always safe!). If you are not on top of everything at all times you are screwed. Don't be a dumbs and take algebra 2 (#PUSSY). :D
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Dec 03, 2012 Why does a course in philosophy use an algebra 2 / trig textbook? Flag Rating

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Nov 13, 2012 I think the reason a lot of people don't like Mr. Timmreck is because he doesn't teach directly from the book. He teaches you how to teach yourself and how to THINK. His test questions are not difficult in content, but they are tricky and it is very easy to make an error. If you can take the advice he gives you and adapt, you will do very well in the class and grow as a knowledgable person.

Mr. Timmreck is the best math teacher I've had so far. GO MR. TIMMRECK!
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Sep 25, 2012 I think the reason why many people say Mr Timmreck is hard is because he doesn't really teach you the material but rather presents it to you and makes you think about it. For example, if he taught alg 1, instead of just telling you the quadratic formula he'd make you derive it first and understand it fully before you can use it.

Is this bad? No, it prepares you for college and higher level classes by teaching you to think and self study. But it is also annoying (forme) makes the class hard.
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Aug 15, 2012 There once was man named Timmerick,
Who is quite deserving of a Limmerick,
And if I knew how to write one,
This Limmerick would be done.

































































.........But it isnt eh?

Now that the formalities have been concluded, I would like to present my thesis.
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Aug 08, 2012 I really enjoyed his class when i took A2/Trig. Pretty easy class with interesting and creative problems. Overall, both relaxing and interesting at the same time Flag Rating

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May 15, 2012 Too be a good chemist you have to be very good at visualizing things. Chemistry is a subject that rote memorized all too often. Anyone that may become a chemist or require a real working knowledge of chemistry will benefit from Mr. Timmrecks approach that encourages visualization and discourages rote memorization. Flag Rating

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Nov 29, 2011 I'm currently taking Mr. Timmreck's class, and the thing is, you have to have the right mindset to do successfully in his class. In the beginning, since you have no idea what to expect, the majority of the class is pretty confused. later on, though, you start to get the hang of it, and if you don't, i highly suggest you take a private tutor. I took one for just two weeks, and was on top of every subject so far. Mr. Timmreck is really easygoing, but the thing is, he doesn't really teach that much Flag Rating

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Nov 10, 2011 Great teacher. Most kids don't like it because they think he is hard- this is a lie. If you generally get A's you will get an A in his class. HIS TESTS ARE MULTIPLE CHOICE. Just listen to what he teaches and you will be fine. Flag Rating