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Kristina Campbell

Vancouver writer and former public school educator Kristina Campbell highlights educational topics with stories from inside and outside the classroom.
Contact her at bykriscampbell@gmail.com

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Apr 7th, 2011
Opening the cover of Jackie Morris’ The Ice Bear lands you smack dab in the middle of a polar bear den.
Feb 10th, 2011
VAN BC's free conference will be held on Sunday, February 13th, at Ray Cam Community Centre, 920 East Hastings, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Jan 20th, 2011
Kids are failing, right? Parents are angry, right? The government is to blame, right? Not so fast, says BC teacher Tulani Ackerman after her one-woman public consultation last summer.
Jan 6th, 2011
Research on human motivation shows extrinsic rewards, such as money in the proposed merit pay system, often backfire.
Nov 26th, 2010
How can we have a useful debate on the merits of public versus private schools when skewed perceptions are being disseminated by the media?
Nov 11th, 2010
Across the back lane from my neighborhood high school is a fast food place where you can walk in any time of day and see groups of teens sitting around tables, texting and chatting. At lunch...
Nov 3rd, 2010
Until November 12, educators can enter their classroom or group to win a Moonjar Classroom Kit - a collection of tools for teaching kids the ABCs of financial literacy. The Moonjar is a fun, visual...
Oct 28th, 2010
Premier Gordon Campbell's much-anticipated announcements around education in his televised address to British Columbians on Wednesday has left teachers cold. "The Premier’s address lacked depth...
Oct 27th, 2010
Teachers will be learning about the government's intended changes to education on Wednesday
Oct 26th, 2010
Vancouver teachers: expect a lot of 'I'll get back to you on thats' after Wednesday's televised address by the premier, which is likely to announce significant changes to education. That's because,...
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