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Children must learn to pick themselves up, brush themselves off, and bounce back. How do you allow for the physicality required to build resilience why you are tasked with children's safety? This guide provides the tools and strategies for creating a culture of resilience, including families in the process, and keeping safety front-of-mind. Examine common safety concerns and how to address and prepare for themLearn how to work with families and build a trusting relationship around children's physical development Consider legal concerns regarding licensing and liabilityDiscover practical approaches to working with children to find their appropriate level of physical risk-taking and how to respond to a child's risky behaviorJarrod Green is an early childhood educator with over a decade of experience in early childhood education.

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Jarrod Green

Jarrod Green is a teacher of young children and adults who has worked in the field of early childhood education for more than a dozen years. He is currently the assistant director of the Children's Community School in Philadelphia. In the past he's been a preschool teacher, an early childhood instructor at community colleges, and a consultant to young families. He's written for national journals such as "Young Children" and "Schools: Studies in Education," and he's led workshops and given talks at national conferences, including NAEYC's annual conference and professional development institute. He's produced two albums of songs for young children, and he hosted a podcast of storytelling by teachers. "I'm OK! Building Resilience through Physical Play" is his first book. Find more of his writing and other early-childhood-related doings at jarrodgreen.net.

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