Average 3.79 based on 24 teacher ratings
Vivian Donnelly is a Math teacher at Guilderland High School located in Guilderland Center, New York and part of Guilderland Central School District. Vivian Donnelly's 24 teacher ratings contributes to Guilderland High School's ranking of 1,215 in New York. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Guilderland High School is 4.17 stars.
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Terrible teacher and person. Questionable if she even knows the information she is teaching. Obviously picks favorite students and ignores and doesn't help non favorites. If you get her as a teacher I recommend switching to a different teacher or dropping math.

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Her class was a struggle for me. I have problems learning math but she always refused to help us in class because we "didn't have the time". If we didn't know anything we'd be pointed to her website instead of actually being taught. I felt as though she left me to fend for myself and due to this I barely learned anything. She always seemed frustrated in the classroom, fine to talk to outside of class though.

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Halfway through BC Calc and Mrs. Donnelly has done a good job so far. Very demanding course and a lot of homework, fairly difficult quizzes/tests. She teaches notes + examples in class and usually gives textbook problems for HW. Very knowledgeable and good at explaining concepts, you are going to need a lot of practice with the concepts if you take calc but I would recommend the class to any hard-working high-level math student. As for her algebra kids, all of them seem to hate her? Not sure why

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BC is doable . Most her quizzes are multiple choice but you still can get partial credit by showing work.

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I loved Mrs.Donnelly in Algebra. You have to work very hard in her classes because she isn't the easiest but prepares you a lot for the regents. I chose to not listen in her class so I didn't do well in her class. I worked with her everyday with geometry because I was struggling and she was so helpful and I achieved. I am so grateful to of had her.

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she prepared me well for calc, thank you

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Picked favorites ; hard tests ; was mean and unfair

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I LOVE HER SO MUCH. she is the most caring teacher i've had in a while! she actually cares about her students and wants them to learn. she is willing to help in any situation. she is very fair, and if you do the work, you'll pass, its that simple.

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Mrs. Donnelly is energetic in teaching classes. She is very fair in grading and is generally a good teacher.

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terrible teacher. i didnt personally feel i suceeded in her class. She wasent clear, unhelpful , rude , and she picked her favorites in the class, i hated to have her for a year in math. she had very

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She is a sweet lady who is probably the most savvy math teacher in our school at the moment. Very knowledgeable and helpful. Her class may proceed at a fast pace, but she expects a lot out of her stud

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Mrs. Donnelly is lazy when it comes to teaching but she has good ideas. She will not explain things to you though when you ask-sometimes it feels like she doesn't want you to do well. EC doesn't impact your grade very much.

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She's a rare teacher who is nice and fair to all her students. It's obvious she really cares.

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She's serious but I find math easier this year. It's much more easier than last year. She does a lot of in-class work though.

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Mrs.Donnelly is alright she does help alot but she can be a bit to serious at times but she still can make class fun i guess!

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I had her during her first year at GHS. I STILL remember her classes! She was a great teacher.

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The best math teacher i've ever had. Always helpful and she teaches new material very good. She gives our class freedom wich is nice. Sometimes she is serious but it's all good.

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She is nice and plays a lot of games to help you understand, but when she wants to get down to buissness she is serious.

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Donnelly wrote me up for no reason and made my year misserable. i dont really like her and she's annoying her voice and class are boring

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I had her for Computer Programming, great teacher. I got extremely high grades effortlessly and it ws first period.. What's that tellin' ya (easy class).

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Great teacher! I loved her class.

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Mrs Donnelly is a cool person and good teacher. Her class makes you hungry and discussion can get a bit off topic sometimes. ;)

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The class is really easy and you can get away with doing no work (- trig paper). Most people didn't learn much because they didn't want to do the work...so they didn't. I think she was willing to help people/teach them, but slacking is hard to resist.

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Mrs. Donnelly is the best math teacher. Her class can make you hungry.

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