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
The feedback we have been getting as a result of your presentation has been extremely positive. We may now have another solid opportunity to engage our parents and the communities at large in positive ways and develop initiatives in the areas of citizenship and character development.
Vic Budz, Assistant Superintendent Grasslands Regional Division 6, Alberta
What a vivacious speaker—enthusiasm through and through!
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. Dr. Borba explains in clear, concise, and effective ways how to make that happen.
Ronald D. Stephens, executive director, National School Safety Center
The Oak Hill teachers were unanimous in considering Dr. Borba’s message the most timely, useful and motivating they have experienced during their teaching careers.
Harold King, Principal, Converse. Indiana
Michele Borba is a master at presenting worthwhile techniques and strategies to use with children.
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
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
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
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