Hello. My name is Kim Hefty and I live in Sammamish, Washington. For the past 24 years I have taught all levels of high school mathematics. 14 years ago I started a private tutoring business. .
I also have 2 children ages 15 and 24. My daughter graduated from Elon University in North Carolina. My son plays competitive golf and premiere soccer so most of my weekends are spent at either soccer or golf tournaments.
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Follow up to Blogging Activity for Algebra: Create equations that describe numbers or relationships. CCSS.Math.Content.HSA.CED.A.1 BLOG PROMPT : Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems. You may include equations arising from linear and quadratic … Continue reading
Blogging Activity: Using Blogs to Create a Final Exam Study Guide for Algebra Blogging is a platform that allows students to think about their Math work. For this activity a class blog will be set up using Edublogs. The … Continue reading
Create a plan for your own personal blogging for the next two months (i.e., August and September). Your plan should include: the types of entries you plan to post the specific dates that you will post each entry the topic/theme … Continue reading
I have been trying to think about how a blogging plan could really work for me. I wanted to be consistent with my theme and yet be truly functional. That is, I wanted to make sure it would be something … Continue reading
This summer I also took EdTech 521, Online Teaching. One of the projects we had to do was to create an asynchronous lesson. I chose the algebra topic of working with exponents and logs. This was a very challenging project. … Continue reading
Here are some of my favorite tweets that I have posted this summer: “@Edudemic: Would You Create An Online Course? Here’s Why Some Do (And Some Don’t) http://t.co/HLRUfc2SJP”#edtech537 — Kimberly Hefty (@KimberlyHefty) July 24, 2014 “@edutopia: Find teacher-tested gadgets to … Continue reading
Check out the BBC’s collection of audio recordings of their Top 5 Numbers! My favorite is the Pi Song: http://facstaff.bloomu.edu/kferland/Pi_Songs/PiSong.mp3 The YouTube video is even better: Pi Or for some really “interesting” music check out: MATHEMATICS 064 A1. Fire … Continue reading
This is my first attempt at creating a poll. I wondered what is the value of a poll and why would I want to use one. I found an interesting article by Mark Blumenthal “The Value of Polling” and it … Continue reading
Logs & Exponents Here is part of my PowerPoint Asynchronous Lesson, created for EdTech 521. I created a PowerPoint, then recorded the audio separately, embedded it into the presentation, then saved it as a movie and finally uploaded it to … Continue reading
I thought I would have a little fun with some of my favorite images/comics! I also wanted to practice embedding on WordPress. #edtech537 pic.twitter.com/BMLaQEWNIr — Kimberly Hefty (@KimberlyHefty) July 21, 2014