Jonathan Alsheimer is a high energy teacher who, admittedly says he isn’t so great with technology. He also teaches in a school with kids who don’t have access to a lot of technology. He shares how he has leveled up his learning and looks back at what he did over the last eight weeks. He also looks forward to the fall and how he’s going to continue to level up over the summer.
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Jonathan Alsheimer – Bio as Submitted
Jonathan Alsheimer is the unorthodox, energetic, and entertaining middle school teacher who refuses to live a life of limitations and works with UFC Fighters, Celebrities, and Clothing Brands.
Jonathan often referred to as “my favorite teacher” by his students, is the author of NEXT LEVEL TEACHING. Jonathan teaches at the world-renowned Fred Lynn Middle School, which was featured in two documentaries “Relentless” and “Relentless: Chasing Accreditation”, has been featured as the teacher who forged a partnership with UFC Fighter and light-weight contender Paul Felder to bring a message of never giving up, fighting for their education, and empowering the students to believe in themselves, all principles that Jonathan promotes in his classroom.
Jonathan Alsheimer also partnered with Fear the Fighter, MMA clothing brand to establish a stop-bullying campaign with “Relentless” Principal Hamish Brewer. Jonathan Alsheimer didn’t stop there and established a formed a relationship with Chris “Drama” Pfaff, MTV reality star and CEO of Young and Reckless to bring clothing to his “students in need” and worked to build student leaders in his school.
As Jonathan always says, “Game-changing is not a cliche motto; it is a way of life… some talk about it while others live by it!”
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