SHAPE America's Podcast - Professional Development for Health & Physical Education Teachers

SHAPE America's Podcast - Professional Development for Health & Physical Education Teachers

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Episode 125: Live Panel Gamification Interview
Apr 29 • 27 min
Listen in to our live interview with Collin Brooks, Michael Ginicola, Adam Mullis, and Ryan Armstrong as they talk shop on Gamification at SHAPE America’s National Convention & Expo in Tampa.
Episode 124: The #PhysEdChopped Challenge in #SHAPETampa
Apr 29 • 24 min
Hear this live recap of the 2nd Annual #PhysEdChopped Challenge, a social event and collaborative competition at #SHAPETampa! Eight teams of teachers competed in a three-round single elimination tournament. Each round (Instant Activity, Skill Lesson, and…
Episode 123: Mid-Year Reflections
Jan 3 • 41 min
Winter break and the start of 2019 is the perfect time for teachers to reflect on the first half of their academic year. In this episode, podcast hosts Matt, Collin and Stephanie share what’s happening in their lives, in their classes, and professionally,…
Episode 122: Action Pack With Kevin Tiller
Nov 27, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode, podcast co-host Matt Pomeroy interviews Kevin Tiller, physical education teacher at West Elementary School in Andover, MA, and 2015 MAHPERD Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Listen in as Kevin shares what’s in his “Action…
Episode 121: Health Literacy/Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Oct 18, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode, podcast co-host Stephanie Sandino interviews Martha Lopez-Anderson, executive director of Parent Heart Watch. This national organization helps communities understand the true incidence of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in youth, appraise…
Episode 120: Classroom Management at the Elementary, Middle and High School Level
Sep 21, 2018 • 40 min
In this episode, we’re joined by three dynamic PE teachers representing different grade levels: MIchael Morris (elementary); Mark Foellmer (middle school); and Jo Baily (high school). Whether this is your first year teaching or your umpteenth year in the…
Episode 119: Preservice Teacher Q&A With Judy LoBianco
Sep 7, 2018 • 18 min
If you are a preservice teacher, you won’t want to miss this episode! Listen in as podcast co-host Collin Brooks and a class of preservice teachers interview SHAPE America President Judy LoBianco. Key takeaways include: • Advice on preparing for your…
Episode 118: Physical Education Teacher Leadership
Aug 7, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode, Matt interviews physical educators Sarah Heidl and Stephanie Sandino. Listen in to learn how they got started in education, how they began their leadership journey, and how they got into leadership positions. Key takeaways include:…
Episode 117: Building an HPE Dynasty With Bob Pangrazi
Jul 24, 2018 • 69 min
The “Building an HPE Dynasty” series spotlights professionals within our field who have built a strong program from the ground up. In this episode, we’re joined by Bob Pangrazi, who worked with many physical educators to build a strong HPE program in…
Episode 116: Health Education Teacher Leadership
Jul 17, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode, we’re joined by two leaders in health education: Claudia Brown, president of the Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, and Jamie Sparks, SHAPE America president-elect. Listen in to learn how Claudia…
Episode 114: Favorite Summer PD Options
Jul 2, 2018 • 63 min
For health and physical educators, summer is prime time for professional development! In this episode, Stephanie and Matt each share their Top 5 summer PD options. Learn about each and decide which ones are a good fit for your summer learning!
Episode 115: Reflections of a School Year
Jun 29, 2018 • 72 min
Summer is the perfect time for teachers to reflect on the previous academic year. In this episode, our podcast hosts each share three successes they had this year and three things they hope to improve next year. Listen in to hear reflections from health…
Episode 39: Teacher Leadership in Physical Education
Jun 13, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode — which originally aired in November 2016 — we’re joined by Jessica Shawley, National Board Certified physical educator and 2012 SHAPE America National Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Listen in to learn about…
Episode 113: Recess Tips and Strategies — Part 2
May 29, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode, we’re joined by Michelle Carter, SHAPE America senior program manager, and Dr. Shannon Michael, health scientist in the Division of Population Health, School Health Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Listen in…
Episode 112: Recess Tips and Strategies — Part 1
May 29, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode, we’re joined by Michelle Carter, SHAPE America senior program manager, and Dr. Shannon Michael, health scientist in the Division of Population Health, School Health Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Listen in…
Episode 111: Self-Care for Health & PE Professionals — Part 2
May 1, 2018 • 62 min
In this episode, more health and physical educators from across the country share their personal reflections on “self-care.” Listen in to gather tips and ideas that will help you on your self-care journey, including: • Negative signs that indicate it’s…
Episode 110: Self-Care for Health & PE Professionals — Part 1
May 1, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode, health and physical educators from across the country share their personal reflections on “self-care.” Listen in to gather tips and ideas that will help you on your self-care journey, including: • Negative signs that indicate it’s time to…
Episode 109: Grooving With Michelle Hillier - Part 2
Apr 24, 2018 • 27 min
Listen in as hosts Collin, Matt and Stephanie discuss “grooving” with Michelle Hillier, movement education author, thought leader, and educator. Be prepared to move and groove! You’ll also learn which dance concepts can be brought into the groove model;…
Episode 108: Grooving With Michelle Hillier - Part 1
Apr 17, 2018 • 41 min
Listen in as hosts Collin, Matt and Stephanie discuss “grooving” with Michelle Hillier, movement education author, thought leader, and educator. Be prepared to move and groove! You’ll also learn which dance concepts can be brought into the groove model;…
Episode 107: #SHAPENashville Reflections - Part 2
Apr 10, 2018 • 33 min
Listen as many health and physical educators reflect on their experiences at the SHAPE America National Convention in Nashville, TN.
Episode 106: #SHAPENashville Reflections - Part 1
Apr 10, 2018 • 39 min
Listen as many health and physical educators reflect on their experiences at the SHAPE America National Convention in Nashville, TN.
Episode 105: Nutrition Education
Apr 3, 2018 • 68 min
Listen in as our panel of teachers has a deep discussion about nutrition education in health and PE. Learn about the most relevant nutrition topics to teach; good pedagogy for teaching nutrition; technology tools; and ways to engage parents in nutrition…
Episode 104: Live From #SHAPENashville — Day Three
Mar 23, 2018 • 22 min
Join Matt, Stephanie and Collin as they continue their live broadcasts from the exhibit hall at #SHAPENashville.
Episode 103: Advocacy @ #SHAPENashville
Mar 23, 2018 • 15 min
Stephanie and Matt interview SHAPE America Director of Public Policy and Advocacy Carly Wright, as well as Minnesota SHAPE Past President Mike Doyle and Minnesota Commissioner of Education Brenda Cassellius! We hear some really big news about ESSA and…
Episode 102: Day One Live in the Exhibit Hall
Mar 22, 2018 • 46 min
Join Matt, Steph and Collin for their live broadcast from the SHAPE America National Convention & Expo as they talk about all the happening at #SHAPENashville.
Episode 101: Josh Meibos Interview
Mar 22, 2018 • 26 min
Don’t miss this interview with Josh Meibos, Arizona Teacher of the Year, at the SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Nashville, TN. Listen to his empowering journey as he shifts careers from business to physical education, the profession he had a…
Episode 100: The #PhysEdChopped Challenge
Mar 21, 2018 • 89 min
Hear this live recap of the #PhysEdChopped Challenge, a social event and collaborative competition at #SHAPENashville! Ten groups of teachers competed in a three-round contest. Each round (Instant Activity, Skill Lesson, and Review/Closure) featured a…
Episode 99: Keynote Interview: Stephen Ritz
Mar 21, 2018 • 16 min
Listen in to our interview with Stephen Ritz, keynote speaker at SHAPE America’s National Convention & Expo and the founder of the greenbronxmachine.org. Hear his incredible story about how he has transformed his neighborhood by teaching and empowering…
Episode 98: February HPE Reflections
Mar 19, 2018 • 13 min
SHAPE America podcast hosts Collin, Matt and Stephanie put a spin on their monthly HPE reflections by asking several California health and physical educators for their input! Listen in to hear their honest views on reflection and favorite reflection…
Episode 97: Building Health and Physical Education Dynasties - Part 2
Feb 27, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode, we continue our discussion of Building Health and Physical Education Dynasties with our guest, Tim McCord. Tim was a physical educator in Titusville, PA for 34 years. His physical education program has been featured in print media as well…
Building Health and Physical Education Dynasties - Tim McCord
Feb 13, 2018 • 32 min
During this episode of the SHAPE America Podcast Matt, Stephanie, and Collin introduce a new podcast series named “Building Health and Physical Education Dynasties”. These podcasts will spotlight professionals within our field that have built a program…
January HPE Reflections Podcast
Feb 6, 2018 • 52 min
SHAPE America Podcast hosts Collin, Matt, and Stephanie will openly reflect on the aspects of health and physical education. The focus will be on honest reflections of what life is like being a leader in health and physical education. We will discuss…
Interview with new SHAPE America CEO, Stephanie Morris
Jan 26, 2018 • 9 min
Join SHAPE America Podcast Host, Collin Brooks, as he interviews the new SHAPE America CEO, Stephanie Morris. Listen as Stephanie talks about the importance of health and physical education, shares some personal stories and discusses the latest on SHAPE…
Technology in Health and Physical Education Part 2
Jan 16, 2018 • 36 min
What’s your tech focus in your health and physical education class this year? What types of technology do you have? What’s your thought process when you want to implement an app in your class/lesson? Do you want to implement technology but don’t know…
Action Pack with Ben Landers
Jan 16, 2018 • 42 min
What are your goals for your school year? What new things are you implementing / adding to your curriculum or program? How do you reflect as an educator? What’s in your Action Pack? An Action Pack includes, goals for your school year, new things that you…
Technology in Health and Physical Education Part 1
Jan 11, 2018 • 36 min
What’s your tech focus in your health and physical education class this year? What types of technology do you have? What’s your thought process when you want to implement an app in your class/lesson? Do you want to implement technology but don’t know…
December HPE Reflections Podcast
Jan 3, 2018 • 61 min
SHAPE America Podcast hosts Collin, Matt, and Stephanie will openly reflect on the aspects of health and physical education. The focus will be on honest reflections of what life is like being a leader in health and physical education. We will discuss…
JRFH / HFH Podcast Part 2– Tips & Tricks to Integrating a JRFH/HFH event into your Health & PE Curriculum and Holding a Successful Event!
Dec 20, 2017 • 49 min
Are your new to JRFH/HFH or a veteran looking for new creative ways to integrate JRFH/HFH into your HPE program? What resources do JRFH / HFH have that support your physical education program? What are some great ways to get your school administration…
Action Pack with Scott Todnem
Dec 19, 2017 • 46 min
What are your goals for your school year? What new things are you implementing / adding to your curriculum or program? How do you reflect as an educator? What’s in your Action Pack? An Action Pack includes, goals for your school year, new things that you…
JRFH / HFH Podcast Part 1– WHY it matters for your Health & PE Program
Dec 8, 2017 • 42 min
Are you interested in learning more about Jump Rope For Heart (JRFH) and Hoops for Heart (HFH)? What does JRFH / HFH do for your students? Why do over 28 thousand schools participate in the programs every year? What does JRFH / HFH do for your health &…
November HPE Reflections Podcast
Dec 6, 2017 • 51 min
SHAPE America Podcast hosts Collin, Matt, and Stephanie will openly reflect on the aspects of health and physical education. The focus will be on honest reflections of what life is like being a leader in health and physical education. We will discuss…
Health and Physical Education Coordinator Chat Part 2
Nov 21, 2017 • 44 min
Listen in as SHAPE America Podcast hosts Collin, Matt, and Stephanie are joined by several health and physical education coordinators as they share what a day in the life of a HPE coordinator entails. This podcast includes insights on best practices in…
Action Pack with Sara Gietschier-Hartman
Nov 21, 2017 • 41 min
What are your goals for your school year? What new things are you implementing / adding to your curriculum or program? How do you reflect as an educator? What’s in your Action Pack? An Action Pack includes, goals for your school year, new things that you…
Health and Physical Education Coordinator Chat Part 1
Nov 14, 2017 • 47 min
Listen in as SHAPE America Podcast hosts Collin, Matt, and Stephanie are joined by several health and physical education coordinators as they share what a day in the life of a HPE coordinator entails. This podcast includes insights on best practices in…
October Reflections Podcast
Oct 24, 2017 • 47 min
SHAPE America Podcast hosts Collin, Matt, and Stephanie will openly reflect on the aspects of health and physical education. The focus will be on honest reflections of what life is like being a leader in health and physical education. We will discuss…
Action Pack with Kimberly O’Hara
Oct 24, 2017 • 33 min
What are your goals for your school year? What new things are you implementing / adding to your curriculum or program? How do you reflect as an educator? What’s in your Action Pack? An Action Pack includes, goals for your school year, new things that you…
SHAPE America Podcast – Health Literacy Month/Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness
Oct 10, 2017 • 42 min
Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the leading cause of death in the U.S. But what most people don’t know is that it is also the #1 killer of student athletes and the leading cause of death on school campuses. Many people think there is nothing you can do to…
50 Million Strong
Sep 29, 2017 • 51 min
Listen to Matt, Collin and Stephanie discuss 50 Million Strong with SHAPE America President Fran Cleland and President-Elect Judy LoBianco.
SHAPE America Podcast – New Host Intro
Sep 13, 2017 • 40 min
Please join us as Matt and Collin introduce a new host to the SHAPE America Podcast team, Stephanie Sandino. As a physical education teacher, Stephanie provides instruction to 7-8 junior high students 5 days a week. Her goal is to create a positive…
SHAPE America Podcast – Health Classroom Management Part 2
Aug 30, 2017 • 39 min
What is good classroom management in health education? What types of activities are you using to keep your students engaged? During this SHAPE America Podcast, Matt Pomeroy interviews an expert group of panelists discussing health education classroom…
SHAPE America Podcast – Health Classroom Management Part 1
Aug 22, 2017 • 39 min
What is good classroom management in health education? What types of activities are you using to keep your students engaged? During this SHAPE America Podcast, Matt Pomeroy interviews an expert group of panelists discussing health education classroom…
SHAPE America Podcast – Curriculum Development Part 2
Aug 9, 2017 • 39 min
Are you getting ready for the next school year? Have you been thinking about changes to your existing curriculum? During this episode of the SHAPE America Podcast, Matt and Collin Interview an expert group of panelists discussing curriculum and scope &…
SHAPE America Podcast – Curriculum Development Part 1
Aug 3, 2017 • 33 min
Are you getting ready for the next school year? Have you been thinking about changes to your existing curriculum? During this episode of the SHAPE America Podcast, Matt and Collin Interview an expert group of panelists discussing curriculum and scope &…
SHAPE America Podcast – Health Curriculum Planning Part 2
Jul 21, 2017 • 47 min
What’s your philosophy behind your health education curriculum? Join us as the SHAPE America podcast team and guest panelists discuss different philosophies of teaching health education, important topics to include in your health education curriculum,…
SHAPE America Podcast – Health Curriculum Planning Part 1
Jul 11, 2017 • 39 min
What’s your philosophy behind your health education curriculum? Join us as the SHAPE America podcast team and guest panelists discuss different philosophies of teaching health education, important topics to include in your health education curriculum,…
SHAPE America Podcast - 2017 Summer PD Podcast
Jun 14, 2017 • 52 min
Join the SHAPE America Podcast team as they reflect on the past school year and discuss health and physical education professional development opportunities that are available over the summer, including: future podcast topics, the launch of SHAPE…
Steve Gross - #SHAPEBoston Keynote Speaker
May 3, 2017 • 43 min
Steve Gross, MSW, is a clinical social worker and a pioneer in the field of using playful engagement and relationships to overcome the devastating impact of early childhood trauma. Steve’s talents have been called upon to respond to some of the greatest…
SHAPE America Podcast - National Board Certified Teacher Podcast
Apr 27, 2017 • 35 min
Are you looking to find out more about National Board Certification? Join us as the SHAPE America podcast team and guest panelists discuss the process of becoming a National Board Certified Teacher. Hear about the journeys of National Board Certified…
Live at #SHAPEBoston #3
Mar 17, 2017 • 40 min
Join Collin and Matt as they discuss all things #SHAPEBoston with educators around the world!
Dean Kriellaars live at #SHAPEBoston
Mar 17, 2017 • 31 min
Collin, Matt, Artie, Terri, and Naomi interview Dean Kriellaars about all things physical literacy.
Live at #SHAPEBoston #2
Mar 16, 2017 • 39 min
Join Collin and Matt as they discuss all things #SHAPEBoston with educators around the world!
Live at #SHAPEBoston #1
Mar 15, 2017 • 58 min
Join Collin and Matt as they discuss all things #SHAPEBoston with educators around the world!
Maya Enista Smith - #SHAPEBoston Keynote Speaker
Mar 15, 2017 • 21 min
Collin, Matt, and Judy Lobianco interview Maya Enista Smith, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 SHAPE America National Convention. Listen in to the discussion here!
50 Million Strong Forum - Live at the National Convention
Mar 15, 2017 • 96 min
Get a live listen in to the conversation that happened at the 50 Million Strong Forum at the National Convention in Boston. Matt interviews Deborah Tannehill, Lori Dunn, and Dolly Lambdin and then has a discussion within different groups attending the…
SHAPE America Podcast - Looking Ahead to ESSA Implementation
Mar 13, 2017 • 38 min
In this podcast, Senior Manager of Advocacy, Carly Wright, and Advocacy Consultant, Karen Johnson, share the latest updates on the Every Student Succeeds Act, what the new Presidential administration means for implementation in states, give us a federal…
SHAPE America Podcast - Health & PE Stories
Jan 24, 2017 • 21 min
Join us on this episode as several Health and Physical Education professionals from around the country share stories of success that include; fostering student relationships, making change happen within your schools, districts and cities and taking…
SHAPE America Podcast - Health Education: Drugs and Alcohol Part 2
Jan 10, 2017 • 41 min
What’s your philosophy for teaching about alcohol and other drugs in health education class? How do you communicate what is being taught with the families of your students? Join our expert panel as their discussions cover ideas for scope and sequence that…
SHAPE America Podcast - Health Education: Drugs and Alcohol Part 1
Jan 3, 2017 • 42 min
What’s your philosophy for teaching about alcohol and other drugs in health education class? How do you communicate what is being taught with the families of your students? Join our expert panel as their discussions cover ideas for scope and sequence that…
SHAPE America Podcast - Reviewing Classroom Policies and Procedures Part 2
Dec 27, 2016 • 38 min
It’s holiday break in schools across the nation. What happens when we go back to teaching? Are you ready to revisit your policies and procedures with students? Join our expert panel as they discuss how to recharge that teaching engine! You’ll get some…
SHAPE America Podcast - Reviewing Classroom Policies and Procedures Part 1
Dec 20, 2016 • 39 min
It’s holiday break in schools across the nation. What happens when we go back to teaching? Are you ready to revisit your policies and procedures with students? Join our expert panel as they discuss how to recharge that teaching engine! You’ll get some…
SHAPE America Podcast - Adapted Physical Education Inclusion Part 2
Dec 13, 2016 • 42 min
Listen as our guest panel discuss what inclusion is and how to develop a culture of inclusion within a district. This episode analyzes a day in the life on an APE teacher by sharing tips to set up your classroom for inclusion of all students, focusing on…
SHAPE America Podcast - Health Education Teacher Leadership Part 2
Dec 8, 2016 • 56 min
Health Education Teacher Leadership Teacher leadership refers to the skill set demonstrated by teachers who teach students but also have influence beyond their own classroom to others in their school and elsewhere. Listen as we conduct an extensive review…
SHAPE America Podcast - Adapted Physical Education Inclusion Part 1
Dec 6, 2016 • 39 min
Listen as our guest panel discuss what inclusion is and how to develop a culture of inclusion within a district. This episode analyzes a day in the life on an APE teacher by sharing tips to set up your classroom for inclusion of all students, focusing on…
SHAPE America Podcast - Technology in Health and Physical Education Part 2
Nov 29, 2016 • 39 min
Interested in implementing technology in your health and physical education classroom? Whether you have one device or are a 1:1 classroom, listen as our guest panel discuss the successes and failures when it comes to implementing technology. Learn the…
SHAPE America Podcast - Teacher Leadership in Physical Education
Nov 22, 2016 • 56 min
Join Collin in this unique and engaging podcast as he interviews teacher leader, Jessica Shawley, on a variety of topics related to being a physical education teacher leader. During this podcast you will have an opportunity to learn from Jessica’s…
SHAPE America Podcast - Technology in Health and Physical Education Part 1
Nov 15, 2016 • 27 min
Interested in implementing technology in your health and physical education classroom? Whether you have one device or are a 1:1 classroom, listen as our guest panel discuss the successes and failures when it comes to implementing technology. Learn the…
SHAPE America Podcast - Health Education Teacher Leadership Part 1
Nov 8, 2016 • 46 min
Health Education Teacher Leadership Teacher leadership refers to the skill set demonstrated by teachers who teach students but also have influence beyond their own classroom to others in their school and elsewhere. Listen as we conduct an extensive review…
SHAPE America Podcast - Health Literacy Part 2
Oct 25, 2016 • 42 min
In observance of Health Literacy Month, this podcast episode features an expert panel that will explore the definition and understanding of what health literacy means. The discussion will include how to incorporate and use a skills-based health education…
SHAPE America Podcast - Health Literacy Part 1
Oct 11, 2016 • 41 min
In observance of Health Literacy Month, this podcast episode features an expert panel that will explore the definition and understanding of what health literacy means. The discussion will include how to incorporate and use a skills-based health education…
SHAPE America Podcast - Board of Directors Interviews
Oct 5, 2016 • 19 min
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a national leader in health and physical education? Learn how members of SHAPE America’s current Board of Directors got to where they are today, why they continue to give back to the profession, and why they…
SHAPE America Podcast - Family Fitness Activities Part 2
Sep 27, 2016 • 29 min
Family fitness activities are a great way to help children establish healthy habits that can last a lifetime. Listen in as our expert panel of SHAPE America Teachers of the Year discuss what it takes to implement different types of family fitness…
SHAPE America Podcast - Family Fitness Activities Part 1
Sep 13, 2016 • 28 min
Family fitness activities are a great way to help children establish healthy habits that can last a lifetime. Listen in as our expert panel of SHAPE America Teachers of the Year discuss what it takes to implement different types of family fitness…
SHAPE America Podcast - 1 Year Anniversary Podcast
Sep 13, 2016 • 48 min
Matt and Collin highlight the first anniversary of the SHAPE America Podcast Series.
SHAPE America Podcast - Classroom Management/Setting Up Your Classroom for Success Part 2
Aug 24, 2016 • 38 min
If you want to refresh your classroom management skills, this is the podcast episode for you! In this episode, we continue to the discussion on sound classroom management skills. Panelists include: *Jonathan Jones –Jon is a passionate physical education…
SHAPE America Podcast - Classroom Management/Setting Up Your Classroom for Success Part 1
Aug 10, 2016 • 39 min
If you want to refresh your classroom management skills, this is the podcast episode for you! Learn first-day or first-week strategies to get routines and procedures in place, and hear from our expert panel how daily set up in your classroom can alleviate…
SHAPE America Podcast - Curriculum Mapping / Scope & Sequence Part 2
Jul 26, 2016 • 34 min
Listen in as we discuss curriculum mapping and scope and sequence in health and physical education with our expert panel of SHAPE Teachers of the Year. You’ll learn: *How often you should revise the scope and sequence; *The best way to plan each grade’s…
SHAPE America Podcast - Curriculum Mapping / Scope & Sequence Part 1
Jul 19, 2016 • 35 min
Listen in as we discuss curriculum mapping and scope and sequence in health and physical education with our expert panel of SHAPE Teachers of the Year. You’ll learn: *How often you should revise the scope and sequence; *The best way to plan each grade’s…
SHAPE America Podcast - Summer PD Part 2
Jun 28, 2016 • 29 min
Collin and Matt discuss SHAPE America professional development opportunities along with other professional development available to health and physical educators.
SHAPE America Podcast - Summer PD Part 1
Jun 23, 2016 • 24 min
Collin and Matt discuss SHAPE America professional development opportunities along with other professional development available to health and physical educators.
SHAPE America Podcast - SPEAK OUT! Day Revisited Part 2
May 24, 2016 • 29 min
With the recent passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), advocating for school health and physical education is more important than ever! Learn about the origins of SHAPE America’s SPEAK Out! Day and its significance as an advocacy tool, and find…
SHAPE America Podcast - SPEAK OUT! Day Revisited Part 1
May 20, 2016 • 27 min
With the recent passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), advocating for school health and physical education is more important than ever! Learn about the origins of SHAPE America’s SPEAK Out! Day and its significance as an advocacy tool, and find…
Billion Mile Race Interview
Apr 9, 2016 • 21 min
Matt and Collin interview the founders of the Billion Mile Race. Here is a little more information about the Billion Mile Race: Do students at your school walk or run? Those miles belong in the Billion Mile Race. Perhaps your students walk and run…
The SHAPE America Podcast - Live from the National Convention - Day #3
Apr 9, 2016 • 32 min
This episode was recorded live on Friday, April 8 at the 2016 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Minneapolis! Listen in as convention attendees share their thoughts about the convention, as well as stories from previous conventions.
Eileen Hare Keynote Speaker Interview
Apr 8, 2016 • 19 min
Collin and Matt interview Eileen about her Keynote at the SHAPE America National Convention, her work on the ground floor of the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program, and how to get ourselves at the table to be a part of the conversation of The…
Skills Based Health Education Author Interview with Holly Alperin & Sarah Benes
Apr 8, 2016 • 29 min
Collin and Matt interview Holly and Sarah about their new resource book called The Essentials Of Teaching Health Education, which is focused on a skills-based approach. They discuss where the idea came from, how an educator can use their resource to…
The SHAPE America Podcast - Live from the National Convention - Day #2
Apr 7, 2016 • 35 min
This episode was recorded live on Thursday, April 7 at the 2016 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Minneapolis! Listen in as convention attendees share their thoughts about the convention, as well as stories from previous conventions.
Koo Koo Kangaroo - Live Podcast
Apr 7, 2016 • 32 min
Matt and Collin interview Bryan and Neil from Koo Koo Kangaroo, as known from Go Noodle, about their music and how it is inspiring teachers to increase the amount of physical activity in their classes.
SHAPE America National Convention Live Podcast Day #1
Apr 6, 2016 • 36 min
This podcast episode comes to you live from the 2016 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Minneapolis! On Wednesday, April 6, convention attendees stopped by the exhibit hall to speak with our podcast hosts and share their thoughts about the…
Keynote Speaker - Chris Waddell - SHAPE America National Convention
Apr 6, 2016 • 24 min
Listen in as we talk with Chris Waddell, one of the keynote speakers at the 2016 SHAPE America National Convention. The most decorated U.S. Paralympic sit-skier and wheelchair track athlete of all time, Chris has won 12 Paralympic medals and was the first…
SHAPE America Podcast - Let’s Move Active Schools/Physical Activity Leaders Part 2
Mar 15, 2016 • 22 min
The second episode of this two-part series. Learn key research about the impact of physical activity throughout a school building. Hear stories from PAL trainers on how they were successful in increasing physical activity before, during and after school…