Matt Pomeroy
Twitter: @Physed_Pomeroy
Collin Brooks
Twitter:@collinbrooksie
Stephanie Sandino
Twitter: @smsandino
July

July 17, 2018
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 and Jamie got started in education, how they began their leadership journey, and how they got into leadership positions. Key takeaways include:
  • Insight about the different ways to enter leadership positions;
  • Examples of different leadership roles or opportunities for health educators;
  • Tips on how you can find and get accepted into leadership positions;
  • Details about what responsibilities are expected in different leadership roles.

July 10, 2018
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 and physical educators — you just might relate!

July 2, 2018
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!
June


June 13, 2018
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 Jessica’s experience as a teacher leader and hear segments from her teacher leadership audio reflection journal. Key takeaways include:
  • Insight about the different roles a teacher leader can take on, and how to figure out which ones are best for you;
  • Strategies for leading peers, which can sometimes be a delicate process;
  • Tips on balancing teaching responsibilities with professional and personal responsibilities;
  • Examples of why perseverance and resilience are an important part of teaching and teacher leadership.

 

May

May 29, 2018
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 to learn why recess is so important and how you can advocate for a recess program in your school. Key takeaways include:

  • The academic, physical and social-emotional benefits of recess;
  • Pros and cons for structured versus unstructured recess;
  • Advocacy tips such as recess benefits, knowing your audience, and distinguishing physical education minutes from recess minutes;
  • Helpful resources available in the Recess Toolkit from SHAPE America and CDC.

May 29, 2018
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 to learn why recess is so important and how you can advocate for a recess program in your school. Key takeaways include:

  • The academic, physical and social-emotional benefits of recess;
  • Pros and cons for structured versus unstructured recess;
  • Advocacy tips such as recess benefits, knowing your audience, and distinguishing physical education minutes from recess minutes;
  • Helpful resources available in the Recess Toolkit from SHAPE America and CDC.

Missing #SHAPENashville?

Relive some of the highlights from our epic general session presentations and catch “behind the scenes” interviews by the SHAPE America podcast team.

 

  • Episode 104: Live From #SHAPENashville — Day Three
    • Join Matt, Stephanie and Collin as they continue their live broadcasts from the exhibit hall at #SHAPENashville.
  • Episode 103: Advocacy @ #SHAPENashville
    • 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 learn how to engage members of your state organization so they can advocate for ESSA as well.
  • Episode 102: Day One Live in the Exhibit Hall
    • 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
    • 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 longtime passion for.
  • Episode 100: The #PhysEdChopped Challenge
    • 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 wacky combination of PE equipment.
  • Episode 99: Keynote Interview: Stephen Ritz
    • 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 young people to become urban farmers.


Upcoming Podcast Topics

  • Health Literacy Month/Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Health Education Action Pack
  • HPE Coordinator
  • PE Action Pack
  • H4H and JRFH


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