The practice of risky play is built on the shoulders of longstanding theories and pedagogical beliefs. Teachers can hold space for risky play in the school context by authentically highlighting the significant place-based learning that emerges through a pedagogy of play that sustains cross-curricular learning and growth across the core competencies.
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Megan Zeni is a practicing teacher in an outdoor classroom and a PhD student in the Faculty of Education at UBC. She is an advocate for playful learning outdoors in the school context.