Department of Mathematics and Philosophy

Kim Hartweg

Kim Hartweg
Department of Mathematics and Philosophy

Professor

Education:

Ph.D., University of Iowa (Planning, Policy & Leadership/Multimedia Technology)

M.S., Western Illinois University (Elementary Education/Mathematics)

B.S., Illinois State University (Jr. High Education/Mathematics)

Contact Information:

(309) 298-2313 
466 Morgan Hall
kk-hartweg@wiu.edu

Fall 2017 Office Hours: 

On Sabbatical

Courses Taught:

  • Core Competency in Mathematics
  • Teaching Elementary School Mathematics
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Grades 6-8
  • Teaching Middle School Mathematics
  • Teaching Mathematics in the Primary Grades
  • Number Theory Concepts in School Mathematics
  • Computers in Elementary/Middle School Mathematics
  • Mathematics for the Gifted (K-9)
  • Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers
  • Geometry for Elementary School Teachers
  • Research in School Mathematics
  • Practicum/Thesis in Action Research
  • Data Analysis/Probability for Middle School Teachers

Local, State, and National Grants Received:

  • Hartweg, K., Mann, R., Olsen, J., & Sandgren, A. (2012). "Project IMPACT." State of Illinois, Board of Education.
  • Hartweg, K., & Derr, R. (2010). "Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program." Iowa Department of Education.
  • Hartweg, K. (2009). "Sun Shade Structures for Playground Areas." Iowa Department of Public Health.
  • Hartweg, K. (2002). "The Implementation Process of Integrating Open-Response Mathematic Problem Solving Lessons into the Elementary Mathematics Curriculum." Faculty Summer Stipend Program, Western Illinois University Foundation.
  • Olson, M., Olson, J., Hartweg, K, & Mann, R. (2002). "Project Tips - Tipping the Scales in Problem Solving." State of Illinois, Board of Education.
  • Olson, M., Olson, J., Hartweg, K., & Mann, R. (2002). "Western Illinois Middle Grades Algebra and Geometry Project - Year 2." Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program. State of Illinois, Board of Higher Education.
  • Olson, J., Swarthout, M., Kalantari, I., Mann, R., Olsen, J., Olson, M., & Hartweg, K. (2002). "Improving the Teaching of Mathematics Through Lesson Study." Scientific Literacy Grant, State of Illinois, Board of Education.
  • Olson, M., Olson, J., Hartweg, K., & Mann, R. (2001). "Western Illinois Middle Grades Algebra and Geometry Project." Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program. State of Illinois, Board of Higher Education.
  • Hartweg, K. & Swarthwout, M. (2001). "Faculty Development Technology Grant." College of Arts and Sciences, Western Illinois University.
  • Olson, M., Olson, J., & Hartweg, K. (2000). "TEAM Project: Teaching Enhancement Achievement in Mathematics Project." Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program. State of Illinois, Board of Higher Education.

National Conference Presentations:

  • Hartweg, K. (2015, April). Helping students master basic addition facts. 93rd Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Boston, MA.
  • Hartweg, K. (2014, April). Helping students master basic multiplication facts. 92nd Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, New Orleans, LA.
  • Hartweg, K. (2013, April). 'Skyping' problem solving tasks to improve fraction instruction. 91st Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.
  • Hartweg, K., & Logan, L. (2012, April). Toy cars and box-and-whiskers: statistics and science students love! 90th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Hartweg, K. (2011, April). Slide, flip, and turn! Transform geometric shapes into unique tessellations. 89th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Hartweg, K., Logan, L., Sandgren, A., Corts, D., Garza, A., & Olson, M. (2011, March). Northwest Illinois Math and Science Poster. United States Department of Education Math Science Partnership Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Hartweg, K. (2010, April). Will it float? Will it fit? Is it faultless? 88th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, CA.
  • Hartweg, K. (2009, April). I know what 'N' is - making connections among models, tables, graphs, and equations. 87th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, D.C.
  • Hartweg, K. (2009, March). The teaching and learning of probability concepts using TI-73 simulations to sixth grade students. 36th Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Rome, GA.
  • Hartweg, K. (2008, April). Operation sense with a literature connection. 86th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Hartweg, K. (2006, April). Problem-solving - asking questions, generating solutions. 84th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, St. Louis, MO.
  • Hartweg, K., & Swarthout, M. (2005, April). Sewing and growing quilts/algebraic reasoning. 83rd Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Anaheim, CA.
  • Hartweg, K. (2005, February). Lesson study - a long distance approach. 31st Annual Conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Little Rock, AR.
  • Hartweg, K., & Swarthout, M. (2004, April). Three pig brothers construction company. 82nd Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Hartweg, K., & Mann, R. (2004, February). Case studies of third grade problem solvers. 31st Annual Conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Hartweg, K., & Mann, R. (2003, March). Problem solving across the grades. 30th Annual Conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Tempe, AZ.
  • Olson, M., Olson, J., & Hartweg, K. (2002, March). Professional development to impact instruction and assessment in algebra and geometry (5-9). 29th Annual Conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Memphis, TN.
  • Olson, M., Olson, J., & Hartweg, K. (2001, November). How pre-service elementary teachers model and solve fraction problems. Centennial Celebration of the School Science and Mathematics Association, Downers Grove, IL.
  • Olson, M., & Hartweg, K. (2001, March). How pre-service elementary teachers, with an emphasis in mathematics, model and solve division of fraction problems. 28th Annual conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Las Vegas, NV.

Publications:

  • Hartweg, K. (2011). Lessons learned, connections made, mandate needed. Intersection Points, Newsletter of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning.
  • Hartweg, K. (2011). Representations and rafts. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.
  • Hartweg, K. (2008). Using open response problems to make mathematical connections among a model, a table, a formula, a graph. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.
  • Hartweg, K., Olson, J., Olson, M., & Swarthout, M. (2007). Meeting special needs in mathematics through learning stations. Leadership to Math Success for All, Monograph Series Vol 5. NCSM-Houghton Mifflin and McDougal Littell.
  • Hartweg, K., & Heisler, M. (2007). No tears here! Third grade problem solvers. Teaching Children Mathematics.
  • Hartweg, K., & Hardy, M. (2006). Developing measurement concepts with young children. The Illinois Mathematics Teacher.
  • Hartweg, K. (2005). Solutions to the triangular bicycle problem. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 11, no 9, 464.
  • Hartweg, K. (2005). Solutions to the decorative plate hanging problem. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 11, no 5, 278.
  • Hartweg, K., & Monical, L. (2004). Student created abacus leads to place value understanding and mathematical discourse. The Illinois Mathematics Teacher, Vol 55, no 1, 18-22.
  • Hartweg, K. (2004). Responses to the pattern-block quilts problem. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 11, no 1, 28-37.
  • Hartweg, K., & Monical, L. (2004). Student created al-abacus lead to place value understanding and mathematical discourse. The Illinois Mathematics Teacher, Vol 55, no. 1, 18-22.
  • Hartweg, K. (2004). Triangular bicycle flags. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 10, no. 9, 444-445.
  • Hartweg, K. (2004). Response to farmer MacDonald. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 10, no. 9, 446-449.
  • Hartweg, K. (2004). Catching growing night crawlers. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 10, no. 7, 368-369.
  • Hartweg, K. (2004). Decorative plate hanging. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 10, no. 5, 266.
  • Hartweg, K. (2003). Holiday fun. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 10, no. 4, 196.
  • Hartweg, K. (2003). Responses to the shopping spree. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 10, no. 3, 154-157.
  • Hartweg, K. (2003). Pattern block quilts. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 10, no. 1, 52.
  • Hartweg, K. (2003). Farmer MacDonald. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 10, no. 1, 52.
  • Hartweg, K. (2003). Picasso masterpiece. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 9, no. 6, 340-341.
  • Hartweg, K. (2002). The shopping spree. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 9, no. 3, 158-159.
  • Hartweg, K. (2002). Measuring hot chocolate. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 8, no. 5, 275-276.
  • Hartweg, K. (2002). Bike trike. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 8, no. 8, 468-469.
  • Hartweg, K. (2001). Pumpkin puzzler. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 8, no. 8, 74-75.
  • Swarthout, M., Mann, B., & Hartweg, K. (2001). Turning the tables. Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol 8, no. 1, 42-43.