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

April 17, 2018
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 as Michelle shares four different grooves! You’ll also learn:
  • How the philosophy of grooving compares to traditional dance;
  • Which important dance concepts can be brought into the groove model;
  • How to inspire students and educators to have a lifelong love for dance;
  • Ways to incorporate dance into your curriculum;
  • How dance/groove can help develop health and physical literacy.

To get the full impact of this dance-focused episode, you can also watch it on YouTube! -

Additional Resources:

Michelle Hillier
- Michelle is an industry expert, thought leader, resource author, passionate consultant and presenter in the education, community and recreation sectors across Canada and the United States. She is also on faculty in the teacher education program at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and York University.

April 10, 2018

Listen as many health and physical educators reflect on their experiences at the SHAPE America National Convention in Nashville, TN.

April 10, 2018

Listen as many health and physical educators reflect on their experiences at the SHAPE America National Convention in Nashville, TN.

April 3, 2018
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 now;
  • What a comprehensive K-12 nutrition scope and sequence should look like;
  • Good pedagogy for teaching nutrition;
  • Technology tools;
  • Student reflection ideas;
  • Ways to engage parents in nutrition education.

  • Carol Cummings, Associate Professor of Health Education, Rhode Island College
  • Shelly Ellis, Health Educator and 2015 SHAPE America Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year

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 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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