Okay so I understand that H Sophmore Biology is an Honors level class but he is a TEACHer and he is supposed to TEACH right? Everything you learn is from the learning objectives homework. In class, you do group work in which you do some super easy activity that takes no time at all and then wait until Mr. Dempsey realizes people are done (which can take a while) or wait until the period is over.
absolutely one of the best teachers I have ever had. super knowledgeable, kind, and helpful.
Bdemps is a legend, one of the best teachers possible for bio.
Absolutly loved Mr. Dempsey
HE IS A AWESOME TEACHER!
Mr. Dempsey is an awesome teacher and a super chill guy. The tests are hard, and you should NOT procrastinate your outlines, but he grades the projects relatively easy and he lets you use your phone to do research and stuff in class. I definitely hope I get him in a few years for AP Bio!!
He's an absolutely amazing teacher and truly loves what he teaches. I took his summer bio class to prep for doubling up this year and I think he rocks. He's really patient, clear, and is always there to help.
I'm honestly really disappointed because schedules came out and I don't have him. Zut alors!
What a legend. He understands the biology curriculum and knows what he is saying. He also loves evolution.
He is awesome he is very helpful and he is really funny too I think he is.great
"I LOVE BRIAN DEMPSEY HES AN AMAZING TEACHER OMGOMGOMG"
~Danielle Beerman 2015
Absolute Legend. This guy is like superman with a biology qualification. He's just amazing at everything he does and a great person in general. Sick$$$
Dont get how some people cannot like Dempsey, he is the most chill yet passionate teacher I have ever met. B Demps if you are reading this dont let the hater get you down you rock
Very vague. Tends to spend the first 3/4 of class on the first three slides of the powerpoint and then rushes through the next five. When he answers questions, his answers are vague and not insightful. He loves those who always get As on tests.
I loved him in the beginning of the year. But as the year went on, I felt like he purposely picked out students who get bad grades and then intentionally calls on them during class to answer a question. I've been one of these people and not only is it humiliating when you don't know the answer, but he continually calls on you for the rest of the year more than he calls on other people and being called on and being embarrassed in class can really ruin the class for you.
He has good intentions. Wording on some questions is stupid though. You have to play lawyer to argue points back. Talks repeatedly about certain things (evolution, RNAi). Know those things and you'll do well.
M. Dempsey was great. he is wicked chill and just in general a very nice guy.
He's so awesome that everyone wants him again for AP bio. Enjoy his class if you get him, because he teaches fewer classes and still more people want to get him.
He is the funniest, most outgoing teacher I've ever had. There are so many quotable phrases and so many memorable moments he has brought. On top of that, he is very clear and a very good teacher. Thank you for the great year.
Mr. Dempsey was a great science teacher who really wanted his students to do well. If you listen to his advice for tests and projects it is a lot easier to succeed. Also Mr. Dempsey is a really funny and overall nice guy. His class is a lot of fun with his biology jokes and his occasional picking on students.
Great teacher, and he knows a lot. The class isnt very hard as long as you study the ppts. Out of the three Bio H teachers, he is in the middle for grading and awkwardness. Matthews is the easiest grader and the funniest, but Hone is the toughest grader and he isnt as funny. Look forward to having Dempsey.
Very easy teacher if you are in his bio class. If you are in there you are obviously smart so you'll be able to manage anything he throws at you. He really doesnt care whatever you do as long as you are getting good grades as I was one my phone most of the class and he never told me to put it away considering I have a B+ average. He's pretty smart, but some of the conversations you have with him are very.... funny. Especially when you get to the reproductive system.
I really like Mr. Dempsey. He's a nice person, and (more importantly) he knows the material and how to teach it. For the most part. If you're struggling to understand a concept he's already explained, you're better off asking
cool guy, study, listen to his lectures, is fair if you put effort into the class, and no, he does not play favorites like some fools have said--obv if you talk to him more he will know you better, but thats just normal, not
hes the man but sometimes avoids questions that you have by restating a simple fact.. not good when he doesnt shave... distracting
He's actually like the best teacher in the entire school.
He asks a question, gets an answer, then answers his own question again in his own words. Hope that you get him 1st period; it's a great time to take a nap :)
Let's be honest, he definitly very good, but in my opinion he wasn't THAT good
Great teacher, you're expected to do the homework if you want to do well in the class, provided you understand the concepts you'll be fine...very good at teaching core ideas and focusing on important stuff for AP
Picks favorites after the first test. If you get A's, he loves you, if not, he hates you and looks at you strangely. Not any easy class, and most of it is just studying on your own. Other than that, he's a nice guy.
Plays favorites, does not explain notes well, wastes atleat 10 min getting ready everyday, avoids answering most of your questions, does not explain notes clearly, do not be fooled by the people who call him B Demps
Really funny, doesn't make up for the ridiculous level of difficulty on tests. Will only take an interest in you if you're already doing well in his class.
BDemps!!! great teacher, had him for H Bio. very clear and teaches you what you need to know. his tests are pretty hard but he grades projects pretty easy. he is the man.
Tests are hard, but need to be that hard if youre in AP bio. Hes such a great teacher, he explains everything really well. Never be afraid to ask questions.
Mr. Dempsey rocks. He is a great expert in biology and he gave helpful ideas about the SAT biology.
hes a good teacher. you can tell he loves science and really wants people to do well in his class. honors bio is a tough course. the tests are hard but as long as you study you can usually pull off a B or an A in his class.
Bdemps! = love. ridiculously hard tests/labs. freebie lab reports. hwk amt. okay. lots of memorization + fancy vocab. smtimes grades on a curve. VERY HARD CLASS. listens to students but nbdy talks...
bdemps is a fantastic teacher and makes biology very enjoyable. However, his patience irritates me, tolerating all the junk the class unnecessarily spouts off wasting valuable time...but that's a different rant. Go bdemps!
ap bio is the hardest class ever. mr. dempsey is a great teacher, but sometimes i feel like he is unnecessarily hard/unfair.
Mr. Dempsey is awesome. He's a great techer and made bio one of my favorite classes.
bdemps is a hilarious teacher. he explained everything really well and made bio fun. his jokes are hilarious and he is really patient
Amazing teacher. Yes, the tests are hard and the class is demanding, but it is an AP class. I have to say it is worth everything, it helps with the AP test and makes college courses a breeze. take the cours, it will only help
Bdemps is a hilarious person. His class is fun, exciting and I pretty much look foward to it everyday. To do well in the class, you really need to go out and learn extra on your own. Best Bio teacher there is.
bdemps is an amazing teacher. he's hilarious, yet surprisingly understanding and patient. he makes me actually enjoy learning bio ... i look forward to his class every day :)
Mr. Dempsey is a sweet teacher, and he knows how to keep a class interested. AP bio plugs are funny.
Mr. Dempsey is SO COOL. He always makes class really interesting and always making jokes. I love it when he does this thing where he goes across the room and shoots a bottle into the recycle bin and never misses. so cool =)
Mr. Dempsey is an amazing teacher. He is funny and always keeps his class interested. He is extremely helpful and answers all my annoying questions :) I can't wait till next year!
AP bio is the shizzle. <3 dempsey. He makes the class so fun(ny).
He would be a fantastic teacher if he had confidence, but he doesn't...so :\
disorganized but fun. really likes subject. knows subject. makes subject interesting and fun. luv his eyelashes.
ok does not know how to answer any question that does not relate to the book. his class is really boring, and his little obsession we don't need to know about it or hear about it
i do bad in his class but ive learned alot and hes an ok teacher. since he teaches honors and ap i guess ur expected to learn on ur own too
ap bio was one of the worst classes ive ever taken. dempsey is a nice person but sometimes, he doesnt ever answer the questions, or just quotes the book.
Funny guy, but not a great teacher and makes really hard tests
Tries hard, nice....makes class boring. All we do are notes
Coolest teacher. "not actually lifesize" Dont diss Bdemps. Yowza
He knows what he's teaching but I find it hard to understand what he's teaching and it gets muddled up in my brain. He tries his hardest to teach though and its
He knows a lot, but he doesn't really tell you what he wants you to know for tests and stuff. he's a little weird, but overall, he's a cool guy.
he is very cool and knows what he is talking about. he really enjoys biology and likes what he is doing. he is easy to understand and he knows how to teach.
i love him as a bio teacher. he is a little wierd but he really knows his stuff. he is laid back and sometimes late and unprepared for first period.
ap bio... learned nothing. couldn't teach anything, and answered questions by quoting his text. tests were NOTHING like the ap.
He's so nice he missed his lunch break in order to teach our class notes b/c hohn was out b/c of his son. He's really nice + really good @ making the topic fun!
He's a nice guy, but his teaching style isn't really compatable with me...and he doesn't really give you and idea about what he wants you to know.
Quoting Mr. Dempsey: "There's MItosis, and then there's YOURtosis." How can you say that the Dempster isn't AWESOME?!?
bio gets really borring w/ nothing but notes; new ciriculum could mean more fun
He really tries his best. In a few more years, he'll be a fantastic teacher.
more of a nice guy than a great teacher, but i like him