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
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
I have never witnessed such energy, enthusiasm and practical examples all rolled into one single speaker.
Rose Ann Fallon
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
The most informative, inspirational seminar I have ever attended. Just jammed with useful and practical suggestions.
Probably the most important seminar I have ever attended.
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
Dr. Michele Borba is the most exciting speaker I have ever heard. It was worth driving two hours to hear her!
It makes my job so much easier when I have guests who are prepared to talk about the subject in a compelling and entertaining manner. As your enthusiasm and personality entered the picture, I believe my listeners really tied into your ideas.
Darrell Ankarlo, Program Director, Success Radio, SW Network, New York
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
Although the audience consisted of over 1000 participants in each session, Dr. Borba had the ability to speak to each individual. Her well-organized, informative and motivating talk touched everyone.
Edward Gonwa, Assistant Regional Superintendent, Illinois