SHAPE America's Podcast - Professional Development for Health & Physical Education Teachers
About This Show
The SHAPE America Podcast, hosted by Matt Pomeroy and Collin Brooks, is here to bring you monthly professional development wherever you take your mobile device or computer. This one stop monthly professional development tool features interviews with SHAPE America Teachers of the Year and other physical education champions discussing relevant health and physical education topics. The goals of this podcast are to provide you with tips from leaders in our community, challenge your thinking, allow you to discuss important issues, and give you new ideas to try within your classes. The podcast brings the best teachers to you, where you love listening the most - in the car, on a run, biking or while cleaning the house.
Most Recent Episode
SHAPE America Podcast – Health Curriculum Planning Part 2
5 days ago
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, incorporating skills into your unit planning, great reflection strategies for educators, a list of resources you can use to help in your curriculum planning and much more. Panelists include: *Melanie Lynch – Melanie is in her 21st year as a health education specialist at State College Area High School in Pennsylvania after receiving an undergraduate degree and master’s degree from Penn State University. In 2016, she received the SHAPE America National Health Education Teacher of the Year award, and she is currently serving as president of PSAHPERD. *Claudia Brown – Claudia holds a B.S. from Springfield College and a master’s degree from American International College. She has been teaching health and physical education in the North Reading Public Schools for 19 years, focusing on curriculum development in HPE for the last six years. She also serves as an adjunct professor of health education at Boston University. Claudia has participated on the Massachusetts AHPERD board for several years, and currently sits as president. *Amy Prior — An NCAAHE Teacher of the Year, as well as SHAPE America Southern District’s Health Educator of the Year, Amy’s 20 plus years of involvement with NCAASPERD-SM and SHAPE America has launched her onto a national platform for teacher voice and educational policy. She has served the past three years on the NCAAHE Board, with the last two as President Elect and current President, affording her a seat on NCAAHPERD-SM's Board of Directors. She also serves as a member of SHAPE America’s National Health Education Standards (NHES) Addendum-Skills Based Task Force and the SHAPE America’s Health Education Assessment (HEAP) Task Force.