Megan Zeni

Megan Zeni is a first year PhD student in the faculty of education at UBC (EDCP) with over 20 years of K-7 classroom teaching experience. Megan currently teaches in a public school outdoor classroom and is an advocate for the social, emotional and cognitive benefits of outdoor and garden classrooms beyond the preschool years. She […]

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Judith Pelletier

My passion for the outdoors started at 13, while paddling the waters of Northern Ontario. I immediately felt at ease in the wilderness and empowered by my ability to thrive in this environment. I knew right away this would be more than just a hobby for me! I worked for 10+ years guiding white water […]

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Jenn Mcdonald – Events / Lessons

  I am a grade 5/6 teacher in the Vancouver School Board who has recently completed my Outdoor Education Diploma at UBC. I have been practicing outdoor ed officially for a year now, but had been doing it very informally in the garden and in our community previous to that. I look forward to inspiring […]

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John Ames – Outreach

Rooted in environmental place-based learning and psycho-biology, my research area focuses on writing improvement through musical storytelling strategies.  Nature and being outdoors lend themselves well to two strong influences that underscore my work and research: Stanley King and Susan Chung’s Youth Manual Co-Design method of story drawing and Murray Schafer’s Composer in the Classroom soundscaping.  […]

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