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Ms. Christine Kaim

 

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Education

  • Ma.Ed. Early Childhood Ed.   

Position at Oakcliff Elementary School

  • Second Grade Teacher

 

 

 

 

 

Biography

This is my second year at Oakcliff Theme School and I am thrilled to be teaching second grade! I'm looking forward to a great school year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"If you never did you should.
These things are fun and fun is good."
– Dr. Seuss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field Day
New Zealand Map
 
New Zealand Flag
 
 
New Zealand National Sport - Rugby - The NZ All Blacks, named after their all black uniforms. The team is one of the best teams in the world. Kids play rugby in New Zealand like we play Soccer or American Football.
 
New Zealand All Blacks Pre-game haka. Here are some examples.
 
Plickers - Formative Assessment Tool using QR Codes linked to each student. The Students each hold up their cards with A, B, C, or D facing upward. The teacher scans the cards from the front with her smartphone. The Plicker App sorts the answers and graphs them for instant feedback as a class and as
Code.org Class Login for Ms. Kaim
 
STEM in the classroom Submarines
A simple video about submarines! :)
 
 
STEM in the classroom - Wind Powered Car
The screen-shot of the CNN article will lead you to the article and video.
The
first video is the problem: too much air pollution and smog in China.
 
 
 
 
The second video is a Chinese farmer who invented a wind powered car.
 
 
A Science Lab Notebook, Research, and Experiment leading to the STEM Unit
Student created Lab notebook from the ELA Lucy Caulkins Unit on Writing a Science Lab Report. The students found an experiment they were interested in doing. They picked one out of their list, on wind power pushing a sail-car. The kids drafted their notebooks, did the experiment, did the experiment, and did more of their notebook. The first half of this video is the research done on types of energy. Ms. Miller compiled the 3 sets of work into this power point movie.
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