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

about megan zeni


Megan is an experienced and practicing classroom teacher who currently teaches in an outdoor and garden classroom. She is a PhD Candidate at the University of British Columbia in curriculum and pedagogy.

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Areas of Expertise

School Garden Workshops

Megan has facilitated hundreds of school garden workshops across North America. She is currently booking into 2022.

Outdoor Classroom Professional Learning

Megan offers a professional learning for educators who are interested in re-thinking where learning happens in our schools. Workshops, webinars, and walkshops are customized to your specific outdoor learning environment.


Megan is a PhD candidate in the faculty of education at UBC. Her research interests include pedagogies of place, pedagogies of play, and education outdoors. Megan is available for keynote speaking engagements on these topics.


What's New for the Upcoming School Year

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Art Outside

Everyone can agree that having less mess at the end of an art lesson is a good thing, right?! Why not take your visual arts

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The Garden Classroom

This full day workshop provides a clear plan forward for West Coast school gardens. Practical tips and tricks are shared with inspirational stories of school garden transformations. You’ll leave with a comprehensive understanding of seasonal garden tasks. Read more!

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Math Outside

Math is everywhere in the garden! In this workshop, pParticipants will be introduced to hands-on, interactive, and joyful ways of naturally engaging children in mathematical thinking in the garden. Read more!

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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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Outdoor Classrooms

Outdoor play & learning

What a full day we had discussing all things outdoor play and learning! Thank you to everyone who joined me today from the Okanagan-Skaha school district. In our full day

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Outdoor Classrooms

The Garden Classroom Series

Hello classroom gardeners! Thank you for joining us as we kick off another year of garden learning together. You’ll receive a reminder and the link each month from Van Dusen,

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Teachers from all over Canada and the US are taking my workshops. Book a series before your preferred dates are gone!

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