Michele BorbaJuly 25, 2014Comments 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 techniques
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!
I have always respected you as the best educational thinker in the field of self-esteem in the world. I am delighted that your thoughts will now be available to parents.
Jack Canfield; Co-author Chicken Soup for the Soul series
What a vivacious speaker—enthusiasm through and through!
You had everyone glued to what you were saying.
Kenneth Dragseth, Ph.D., Superintendent, Edina Public Schools
I have never seen an audience rise to their feet in a standing ovation as I saw them do at the session I attended. Thank you for the contribution you have made to New Zealand educators.
Nola L. Hambleton, President, New Zealand Principals’ Federation
Dr. Michele Borba’s years of research and expertise make her uniquely qualified as an expert in the field.
Robert W. Reasoner, president, International Council for Self Esteem
While many people in public life decry the lack of character and moral development among our kids, few take this concern further, into the realm of practical steps to address the issue in the lives of real children and youth. Michele Borba has done so.
James Garbarino, author, Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them
Michele Borba is an inspiring educator, an experienced parent, and a terrific writer. She has identified the core issues for parenting moral kids and presented them with passion, wit and enormous practicality.
Michael Gurian, author the Minds of Boys, The Good Son, and The Wonder of Boys
Drawing on a lifetime of rich experience, Michele Borba understands parents’ concerns and speaks to them wisely and compassionately. Best of all, she spells out what parents need to know in easily accessible language and easily learnable stages.
Nathaniel Branden, author of The Six Pillars of Self Esteem
Attainment Company, Inc. recently had the pleasure of working with Dr. Michele Borba on a video shoot. Having been doing projects with a comparable level of “talent” for sometime, as the producer of close to 50 feature documentaries, I have no hesitation in giving her my highest recommendation as a professional and as a human being.
Tom Kinney, Producer, Attainment Company, Inc. Wisconsin