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
Michele, you have displayed your leadership in the field of education like no other. Your grounded approach and insistent on scientific review has displayed the clear success of your techniques.
Senator John Vasconcellos; Thirteen District, California State Senate
Probably the most important seminar I have ever attended.
The single best seminar I’ve ever attended in 18 years of teaching. Spirit lifting and practical!
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
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
The most informative, inspirational seminar I have ever attended. Just jammed with useful and practical suggestions.
Dr. Michele Borba is the most exciting speaker I have ever heard. It was worth driving two hours to hear her!
Thank you so much for your help and valuable input concerning our documentary on parenting entitled, “New and Improved Kids” As the credit for our program reflects, we heartily endorse you as a self-esteem expert; and on a personal note, you were always a joy to work with.
Alan Bardsley, Associate Producer; Arnold Shapiro Productions
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
Michele Borba articulates the core traits that build and promote responsible citizenship among the young and old alike.
Ronald D. Stephens, executive director, National School Safety Center