TOY Talk Tuesday is a biweekly series of interviews about topics in health and physical education from SHAPE America’s Teacher of the Year Partner Network. Each episode features tips and actionable resources from SHAPE America’s National and District Teachers of the Year.


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In this TOY Talk Tuesday, Julie Frank talks with 2020 National and District Dance Teachers of the Year, about tips for teaching dance while physical distancing onsite and within a virtual setting as well as their reflections and lessons learned since the start of the school year.

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On this TOY Talk Tuesday, Julie Frank talks with 2020 Midwest District High School PE Teachers of the Year, Reese about the lessons she’s learned teaching health and physical education virtually so far this school year.
In this episode, Michelle Carter talks with the 2020 District Adapted Physical Education Teachers of the Year as they revisit the topic of Adapted Physical Education and School Reentry — sharing the ideas and tools that have worked for them so far this school year.

Revisit Episode 3: Adapted PE and School Reentry

Maureen speaks with Allisha Blanchette a 2020 SHAPE America District Teachers of the Year for Health Education from DC Everest Senior High, Weston, WI and Jessica Napier, the SHAPE America 2020 National Health Education Teachers of the Year from Lee County Middle High School, Beattyville, KY about Social-Emotional Learning and what they have learned since school has started.

Revisit Episode 1: Social-Emotional Learning