School gardens. Outdoor classrooms. Education outdoors & playful learning.


about megan zeni


Megan Zeni is a teacher in nature and a tireless outdoor play advocate. She is a whole systems thinker who offers mentorship and leadership with pedagogical applications of outdoor play and learning in the elementary school context. 

Megan is a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia in curriculum and pedagogy.

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workshops & webinars

Frequently Requested Workshops

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The Garden Classroom Series

This ten part series is offered monthly to school districts or organizations who wish to host professional learning for teachers in garden-based education. Each session will unpack systemic barriers with practical and cost-effective solutions that are scaffolded for capacity building.

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The Garden Classroom

This full day workshop provides a clear plan forward for Westcoast school gardens. Practical tips and tricks are shared with inspirational stories of school garden transformations.

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Pedagogies Of Play

This workshop is for experienced educators who are willing to consider the potential academic, social, and physical benefits of outdoor play as a pedagogical approach to teaching across the K-7 curriculum.

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Pedagogies Of Place

This workshop is for experienced practitioners who are ready to think deeply as we complicate ways of engaging children intellectually in learning that is relevant, culturally responsive, and interconnected to the lands we learn with, from, and on.

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Questions about outdoor play and learning?

Megan Zeni offers motivating, engaging, and interactive school garden and outdoor classroom workshops and walk shops for teachers, parents, and anyone interested in the importance of play and outdoor learning in childhood.

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These blog posts are free to access and available to support outdoor play & learning. 

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Megan is currently taking a break from offering most in person workshops during the 2023-2024 school year. If you would like to inquire about booking a webinar or conference keynote, please use the link below to connect with Megan

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