His class is a NIGHTMARE. He doesn't know the definitition of individualism, his spelling & attempts at theses are atrocious, and his lectures are normally inac
wow...a bad teacher. does he ever stop talking about guns. i slept through gov and didn't go the whole last month and still got an A
He didn't always seem to know what he was talking about...but he does love his subject, and his random little stories helped me remember stuff for the AP test.
I have to say that, the man, the myth, the Ockerlander, is wonderful. The way he teaches is great... However, WHAT he teaches isn't. But you have to love him.
i actually liked him a lot. yes, he moved in no logical order through history, but i still learned a lot, and he was passionate in what he taught.
he's not dumb, per se, and he really loves his subject, but he gets facts wrong, confuses names, and doesn't move in any logical order through history.
I used an Ocky Thesis on my AP DBQ and got the only 5 in my class. Mr. L gets stuff wrong too - Turks being able to move west in 1689, two words, Prince Eugen.
This is a man that to this day believes there is no 27th ammendment.
Let me just say that Mr. Ockerlander is one of the worst teachers I've ever had. His ignorance is present in every lecture he gives.