Kristina Campbell

Vancouver writer and former public school educator Kristina Campbell highlights educational topics with stories from inside and outside the classroom.

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Richmond School to Become a Campbell-Endorsed ‘Neighborhood of Learning’ Centre

A Richmond school that is being replaced with a seismically-sound new building is set to become a Neighborhood of Learning Centre, Richmond MLAs announced recently. The new Samuel Brighouse...

Children's Book Review: My Mouth is a Volcano

Julia Cook's engaging story teaches primary kids not to interrupt

Moonjar Canada Partners with Educators to Support Children’s Financial Literacy

Give a child a five dollar bill, and she’ll spend it all on liquorice and ring pops, right? Maybe not after she’s learned about Moonjar. The Moonjar educational program, started in Seattle and...

Public School Food Bank Drives: Most Meaningful to Whom?

In the weeks leading up to Christmas break, food bank drives are in full bore at elementary schools across the lower mainland. Cardboard boxes line the hallways, piled high with everything from Spam...

Burnaby Parent Group Eagerly Anticipates Mandarin Language Arts Program

Members of the parent group Mandarin for BC Schools are praising the Burnaby School District as it moves to make its Mandarin Language Arts program a reality for Kindergarten and Grade 1 students....

Seven Ways to Motivate Kids

Do we sound like broken records with our “good job”s and “way to go”s?

School Program Functions as Viral Marketing Campaign for Fruit and Vegetables

Free apples at recess in BC schools: ludicrous optimism or fruit-and-vegetable marketing genius?

Teachers Work to Catch Up Students After H1N1 Absences

At the Remembrance Day assembly on Tuesday, Jacob stood on stage dressed in black pants and a white button-down shirt with a purple juice stain on the pocket. Shoulder-to-shoulder with his Grade two...