Megan Zeni is a PhD candidate who brings over 25 years of K-7 public school teaching to her research. With an M.Ed from the University of Toronto (OISE) that explored the academic value of play, her research interests have expanded to include pedagogies of place and play in the elementary school context. Megan has extensive experience teaching in public school outdoor classrooms, and consults broadly on school garden pedagogy with practical strategies for joyful outdoor play and learning. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, hiking, boating, and skiing with her family in this beautiful province we call home! Follow her learning journey at www.meganzeni.com or on Twitter and Instagram at @roomtoplay.