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Tim Rife

History Teacher at Barrington High School
3.0 out of 5
3.0 Overall Rating
Based on 23 Ratings

05/13/14 - "Today we are going to watch the next episode of The Century. Write an impression for your log. (insert name of student) Get the lights"
That sums up this class.
Also, you can write horrid essays as long as you use big words.
And play baseball.
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Easiness 2.0
Helpfulness 1.0
Clarity 1.0
Knowledge 2.0
Textbook Use 2.0
Exam Difficulty 2.0
1.3 Overall Rating

01/13/14 - Greatest guy ever. Amazing Teacher. Always helpful and just all around great
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Easiness 4.0
Helpfulness 5.0
Clarity 5.0
Knowledge 5.0
Textbook Use 3.0
Exam Difficulty 3.0
5.0 Overall Rating

12/02/11 - You'l mostly need to depend on yourself for your AP preparation. Do the assigned readings each night, otherwise you're stuck the day before the test reading 20 pages of that book...He can be kind of p Show More Show Less

Easiness 4.0
Helpfulness 4.0
Clarity 3.0
Knowledge 4.0
3.7 Overall Rating

09/08/11 - Terrible. His idea of an interesting class is popping in movie after movie, and trust me it's veryyy boring. He does not teach at all. Nice guy with some interesting stories, sure, but i despised him Show More Show Less

Easiness 3.0
Helpfulness 2.0
Clarity 2.0
Knowledge 2.0
2.0 Overall Rating

06/10/11 - You are on your own for the AP test. He is "Mr. Nice Guy" and is not helpful at all. I felt that his class was an overall waste of time. Show More Show Less

Easiness 2.0
Helpfulness 1.0
Clarity 1.0
1.0 Overall Rating

06/07/11 - Very nice guy,not the best teacher. you'll need to learn how to prepare for the AP test on your own because his class is not intensive enough. Class is easy though, and he's funny sweet. Show More Show Less

Easiness 4.0
Helpfulness 3.0
Clarity 4.0
3.5 Overall Rating

05/23/11 - Mr. Rife is of average intelligence though not very knowledgeable. He seems to think that this is OK, preferring pedagogical appearances to true academic pursuit. He certainly gave up at some point. Show More Show Less

Easiness 4.0
Helpfulness 2.0
Clarity 3.0
2.5 Overall Rating

04/26/11 - This class is super easy and Rifes the man Show More Show Less

Easiness 5.0
Helpfulness 5.0
Clarity 5.0
5.0 Overall Rating

04/25/11 - Good guy. I loved the class and Rife is a good teacher. The class isnt exactly easy but isnt too hard. To do well you have to actually try but overall no regrets Show More Show Less

Easiness 4.0
Helpfulness 5.0
Clarity 5.0
5.0 Overall Rating

02/24/11 - Oh really the class was hard? big suprise its U.S. History Hns, Rife is an unbelievable teacher, and he taught me more in 1 year than all of my history teachers before him combined, (except Newhalfen) Show More Show Less

Easiness 5.0
Helpfulness 5.0
Clarity 5.0
5.0 Overall Rating


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