Understanding Risky Outdoor Play in Childhood
Date(s) - Nov 17, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tri-Cities CCRR, Via Zoom
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In this session, we will review the many ways children benefit from unstructured outdoor play, and how to hold space for risky play when it emerges. Leave with a working understanding of how risks are different than hazards, with practical tips for how we might prepare outdoor play spaces that encourage joyful play.
Suitable for all early learning professionals and parents.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
$10.00 members, $15.00 non-members
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604-931-3400 ext. 0
Megan Zeni is a Ph.D. student in the Faculty of Education at UBC. Her research interests include developing professional learning communities with in-service teachers to bridge emerging theories with teaching practices that include unstructured outdoor play as a pedagogical approach. Megan has over 20 years of experience as a professional educator and currently teaches in a public school outdoor and garden classroom. To learn more about her work, visit www.meganzeni.com.