Michele BorbaJanuary 6, 2018Comments Off on Teaching Kids How to Be Upstanders
In an NBC’s Dateline special: “The Perils of Parenting,” I appeared as the expert on bullying. Producers asked me to teach middle school students–when bullying peaks–specific bystander strategies to deal with bullies. I developed the
Michele BorbaFebruary 23, 2011Comments Off on Mobilizing Bystanders to Stop Bullying
Teaching kids how to be active bystanders, stand up to peer cruelty and speak out against bullying. My “Bully B.U.S.T.E.R. Bystander SkillsI shared on Dateline. Bullying is a learned behavior, and it is on
Dr. Michele Borba is the most exciting speaker I have ever heard. It was worth driving two hours to hear her!
You had everyone glued to what you were saying.
Kenneth Dragseth, Ph.D., Superintendent, Edina Public Schools
The single best seminar I’ve ever attended in 18 years of teaching. Spirit lifting and practical!
I know Michele Borba and her work, and she has a proven track record that stands miles apart from other child experts. Using practical strategies, colorful anecdotes and wise insights, she shows us how to do what really matters most–to help our kids become good and caring human beings.
Jack Canfield, co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul
Michele Borba is dynamic! She backs everything she says with valuable, current, and extensive research.
Julie M. Straugn
Michele Borba is a master at presenting worthwhile techniques and strategies to use with children.
As part of our ongoing efforts to heighten the awareness of the dangers of gang life, we have worked closely with Dr. Borba’s materials. For two years, over 7,500 students were exposed to her program and the results have contributed to an overall reduction in violent crimes and school expulsions by 25.6%.
Michael Scacco; GRASP Unit, Cathedral City Police Department California
Cross-culturally, Dr. Michele Borba has brought valuable insights to teaching professionals. Her parenting ideas have also been widely adopted by parent educators in Hong Kong.
Ivan Yiu, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, Hong Kong
There is no handbook for parenting. Dr. Michele Borba consistently gives parents insightful and useful advice on ways to deal with children
Richard Goldner, Executive Producer, KTLA Morning News
What a vivacious speaker—enthusiasm through and through!