Average 4.49 based on 60 teacher ratings
Alan Rotatori is a Physical Education teacher at Newton South High School located in Newton Centre, Massachusetts. When comparing Alan Rotatori's ratings to other teachers in the state of Massachusetts, Alan Rotatori's ratings are above the average of 4.37 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Newton South High School is 4.02 stars.
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Extremely sarcastic, sometimes I can't tell if he is being serious or not.... but he is a really nice guy!!!

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I ABSOLUTELY LOVE HIM! favorite wellness teacher i've ever had.

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The man. Intense, passionate and serious, as a coach and a wellness teacher.

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he is the man

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Pretty good, xcept he takes WAY to long to explain things. He just goes on and on. I dont actually know how he does it. It is the most frustrating thing, at least for those who are listening to him.

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Rotatori definatley picks favorites, but Rotatori's the best teacher you will ever get (assuming you're a favorite.)
GET IN THE ZONATORI!!

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He's a very fair and nice teacher - the best gym teacher I've ever had! He tries to get everyone included in a positive way.

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I love Mr. Rotatori... he's really sweet and totally understanding when you're not feeling well. He really made me sort of enjoy wellness for these past two years that I've had him. Very sweet!

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He was the best wellness teacher I have had, he educated us well, and was really caring.

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Awsome teacher, great humor.

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Means well but should focus more on the fact that each student is different as opposed to his idea of an average student.

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Roto's awesome, his enthusiasm for the class really makes it easier to do. He's hilarious and fun, AND it's fun even though sweating and working out in the middle of an arduous school day kinda sucks.

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He's a very nice and understanding guy. Just a little too intense sometimes.

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I really like class with Mr. Roto! Though his obsession with wellness is a little intimidating, it obviously shows that he cares.

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A great teacher of sophmore wellness, balances fun activities with physical wellness. Though tough and muscular, he actually is a quite approchable person and very flexible but not a pushover.

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Takes wellness a bit too seriously sometimes, but overall a good teacher.

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I liked the class. In my opinionI don't think he needs to change anything for next year!

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he's really cool, good wellness teacher, overall, a fun teacher to have.

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I really hate wellness and try to convince myself I hate him too but you just can't. He may seem corny, but he's just devoted. Sometimes expects a lottle much, but is still GREAT!!

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provides clear and helpful info that makes the class worhwhile instead of a joke or dreaded graduation requirement. i never liked wellness but i like his class.

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Finally provides a gym class to look forward to! Awesome teacher.

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roto is a nice guy who wants the best out you, he wants you to succeed in his class, his advice i take because if u look at the guy you know he did something right

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i gotta tell u, he's the best in Wellness department!!

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obsessed with running. hes cool.. but you have to get to know him to be "cool" with him. definitely does good coaching. (i was in 2004Fsoccer coach! PUMPKIN!)..

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roto is the man

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he's a pretty good teacher and his kids are awesome but for some reason he hates basketball players...atleast some of us

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All you have to do is "get it". Get your final project in and he would be cool with you. Get to know him and youll understand.

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He's very passionate about what he does, which is good. But if you are like me and not athletic, you'll feel he expects things to be easier then they are. Nice.

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I don't know what those negative reviewers are talking about! Teaches an excellent class. One would find him "too serious" if one expects to slack off in gym.

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Mr roto is the best, he is so nice and understanding. FUnny guy, and teaches a good class

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He said that I am a joy to teach. Huzzah!

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nice guy, is jacked, likes those who try gym, has favorites, a little full of himself, really not hard to do well, tries to dominate guys, nicer to girls, cool

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Go to most of the classes and you'll be fine. Cool person, good coach

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roto haters are people who dont like to admit hes cool. good wellness teacher,made me appreciate square dancing. although he likes lax a bit too much,good coach

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BEST WELLNESS TEACHER THERE IS! you'll love him as long as you give an effort. never met any atheletes who dislike him, only slackers.

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her mr. r this is ben!!!! i found u and dan told me u always chek this so i cant wait for lacrosse in the spring!

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pretty cool guy and teacher

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YOu can tell he really enjoys what he teachers!

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It's basically hyped up gym. Sometimes annoying but easy after all.

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Its naptime i highschool, and i'm feeling fine.

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Sometimes I think he forgets to have fun.

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bitter hates the basketball team

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Doesn't hide who his favorites are very well. He really responds well to brown-nosers.

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Roto is such a show-off, but all you have to do to pass is act interested. Watch out though-he keeps painfully accurate attendance records.

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Being as that im not atheletic. I absolutely detest that man. He shows off way to much in class. He takes it way 2 seriously. Doesnt really know how 2 relax.

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If you're a jock or at least motivated in gym, this is the guy to be with. If not, avoid. Nice but serious - he used to be a campus aid.

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Completely average. Takes wellness class WAY too seriously. Always compares his lesser classes to his better classes. Not a bad teacher, though.

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He's great. He knows what he's talking about, takes his job seriously, and cares about his kids. And I will add to the long list of he is jacked .

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good guy. he is super strong so dont mess with him. i skipped like 2 classes last term and still got an A. thanks mr. R!

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Mr. Roto is awesum, one oft the best, been tachin for a while to. If you're a good student, hes a good teacher.He's good at climbing the peg wall!!

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nice guy, but talks wayyy too much. not very helpful or understanding

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Very funny, always try to motivate kids, a very nice wellness teacher, but too much lecture in class..

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Very fun. Very strict on missing classes. Very nice. VERY JACKED. Exelent teaxher

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s/be Drill Instructor in the Army !

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kind heart..why shouldn't GYM teachers give A's? At least someone understands.

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Roto clearly asks who is and who isn't an athelete, and uses that to decide if he likes you or not.

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Great guy. So sweet! Somewhat strict about missing class, but I guess that's his job.

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it's gym (ummm i mean wellness)what do you expect!!
needs to stop talking about his cholesterol, but overall a nice guy who is very enthusiastic about his work

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great lax coach and teacher

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An excellent gym teacher. He is friendly, enthusiastic, and a good guy

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