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10 Ways to Nurture Tolerance to Reduce Bullying

10 Ways to Nurture Tolerance to Reduce Bullying

Michele Borba October 4, 2016 Comments Off on 10 Ways to Nurture Tolerance to Reduce Bullying

How teaching children tolerance can curb bullying, peer cruelty and stop the cycle of youth violence REALITY CHECK: Did you know that today’s American youth are displaying intolerant actions at alarming rates-and at younger

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Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Michele Borba July 25, 2014 Comments Off on Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Signs to watch for and three steps to take if you suspect your child is bullying Here is a recent letter I received from a parent. How would you respond? “My son’s teacher says

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Helping “Invisible” Students

Helping “Invisible” Students

Michele Borba October 31, 2013 Comments Off on Helping “Invisible” Students

Trudy Ludwig’s new book, The Invisible Boy, addresses intentional and unintentional social exclusion and is a powerful resource for teachers, counselors and parents. Ask teachers to name students in each of our classes and we usually

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How to Know Why A Child Bullies So You Can Turn It Around

How to Know Why A Child Bullies So You Can Turn It Around

Michele Borba September 25, 2013 Comments Off on How to Know Why A Child Bullies So You Can Turn It Around

How to determine why a child is using aggressive behaviors so you can turn it around Let’s face it, it’s not easy to know that your child is bullying. It’s hard to admit that your

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How to Stop School Bullying and Turn A Troubling Trend Around

Michele Borba January 6, 2012 Comments Off on How to Stop School Bullying and Turn A Troubling Trend Around

8 crucial steps educators and parents can take to reduce peer cruelty and create caring, respectful learning environments    Studies show that bullying is intensifying in our schools. We are also seeing an epidemic

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Mean Girls and Relational Aggression Solutions

Michele Borba January 11, 2011 Comments Off on Mean Girls and Relational Aggression Solutions

Steps to reduce female cruelty and relational aggression and raise compassionate, respectful girls Forget “sugar and spice and everything nice.” Research too often shows a different picture with all too many of our daughters.

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Raising Kinder Kids in a Crueler World

Michele Borba January 10, 2011 Comments Off on Raising Kinder Kids in a Crueler World

Proven tips to nurture compassion children and reduce peer cruelty Last fall I was on the East Coast helping a small school district implement a character education program. My first meeting was with a

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Empathy Crisis: Why Children Are Crueler

Michele Borba May 2, 2010 Comments Off on Empathy Crisis: Why Children Are Crueler

EMPATHY: Identifying with and feeling other people’s concerns. Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Abraham from Pontiac, Michigan, told his friend that he was going to shoot somebody. He allegedly stole a gun and practiced his aim on

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