Building Moral Intelligence: The Seven Essential Virtues that Teach Kids to Do the Right Thing

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Wiley, May 29, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 336 pages
Gain a new understanding of moral intelligence, and a step-by-step program for its achievement from bestselling author, Michele Borba. In this indispensable book for parents, Borba has created a new break-through in conceptualizing and teaching virtue, character and values under the auspices of a measurable capacity -- Moral Intelligence. This book confronts the front-page crisis we now face in our country regarding youth violence, alienation, self-destructive behavior, cold-heartedness, lack of compassion, insensitivity, intolerance and the break down of values. The author provides a new way to understand, evaluate and inspire our kids with the seven essential virtues which comprise moral intelligence.

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The book begins with facts to outline the point that single parents and working mothers have caused the decline in morals today. It also says teen pregnancy is caused by the lack of moral reflection ... Read full review

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Writing with confident authority and providing good, current references, Borba offers "a step by step blueprint for enhancing your child's moral capacity" the ethical compass that charts a youngster's ... Read full review



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MICHELE BORBA, a former classroom teacher, is an internationally renowned consultant and educator who has presented workshops to over half a million participants. She is the recipient of the National Educator Award and the author of eighteen books including Parents Do Make a Difference (Jossey-Bass), which was named by Child Magazine as an "outstanding parenting book of the year." She is a frequent guest expert on television and National Public Radio talk shows including The View, ABC Home Show, The Parent Table, and quoted in numerous national publications. She lives in Palm Springs, California with her husband and three teenage sons.

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