Kimberly Kirby
This link is to a live Honors Geometry class. Keep in mind this is from a live class and it has not been edited. We encourage class participation and time is given to students to ask questions and to clarify concepts.
This is my bio that I used my first year at HSML when I did not have live recordings. It's a little "dry", but if you don' t want to read the bio, I will recap it for you. :) Click 

About Mrs. Kirby
Mrs. Kirby earned a B.S. degree in Computer Science with minors in both Mathematics and Statistics from Colorado State University in 1986. Upon graduation, she moved to Houston to work for NASA in the Missions Operations Directorate/Training Division as an Aerospace Technologist. She trained astronauts and flight controllers on the Shuttle’s communications systems, the Space Station’s command and data handling systems, and worked in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory as a flight hardware coordinator.
During this time, she and her husband were youth pastors in La Marque, TX. In 2001, she resigned from NASA in order to help her husband as senior pastor and homeschool their three children. Their eldest child graduated from UT Dallas, and is currently working within the cyber security industry. Their middle child is currently a junior also at UT Dallas pursing a B.S. in Accounting, and the "baby" graduates high school this May with plans to pursue worship and civil engineering.
The Kirbys have a passion for mission work and have enjoyed serving on many shortterm projects in Burma, Sri Lanka, Mexico and Nicaragua.
Mrs. Kirby enjoys teaching science and mathematics. In 2010, she accepted a position with a homeschool "school", much like HSML, as the Mathematics Department head and lead instructor. For the past nine years, her teaching has included middle and high school math classes (prealgebra, algebra 1, geometry, algebra 2, precalculus and calculus), either in private tutoring, homeschooling, or classroom settings. Mrs. Kirby also instructs at the local junior college where she teaches both Beginning and Intermediate Algebra.
During this time, she and her husband were youth pastors in La Marque, TX. In 2001, she resigned from NASA in order to help her husband as senior pastor and homeschool their three children. Their eldest child graduated from UT Dallas, and is currently working within the cyber security industry. Their middle child is currently a junior also at UT Dallas pursing a B.S. in Accounting, and the "baby" graduates high school this May with plans to pursue worship and civil engineering.
The Kirbys have a passion for mission work and have enjoyed serving on many shortterm projects in Burma, Sri Lanka, Mexico and Nicaragua.
Mrs. Kirby enjoys teaching science and mathematics. In 2010, she accepted a position with a homeschool "school", much like HSML, as the Mathematics Department head and lead instructor. For the past nine years, her teaching has included middle and high school math classes (prealgebra, algebra 1, geometry, algebra 2, precalculus and calculus), either in private tutoring, homeschooling, or classroom settings. Mrs. Kirby also instructs at the local junior college where she teaches both Beginning and Intermediate Algebra.
Students tell me:Is it possible to rate you as an awesome online instructor? And also rate the class 100 percent because you teach to my *daughter's* learning style and she said you are a super smart geometry teacher. Btw *my son* says you are the best math teacher he has ever had. Thank you for making this subject so enjoyable for him. So grateful ... *my daughter* shared she no longer dreads geometry because you make learning it so much fun! You are awesome! (per *my daughter*) Thank you Mrs. Kirby! I want you to know that I appreciate all that you've done over the school year. You are my favorite teacher, and I'm going to miss you. Campbell My son absolutely loves you as a prealgebra math teacher. He will be taking Algebra I next year and I was wondering if you will be teaching one of the Algebra I classes. 
Parents tell me:Ms. Kirby is very professional and holds the students to a high standard regarding behavior and diligence. I feel like she gives them good preparation for encountering teachers outside of a homeschool setting.
Mrs. Kirby is one of the best teachers my daughter has had. She is very skilled at teaching concepts, keeping students attentive, and excited about learning Math. She connects with each student and offers praises when they progress. She is also very patient and helpful when student's don't get the answer correctly. My daughter enjoys her class and if we have an opportunity, we will choose Mrs. Kirby to be our instructor again for Algebra 1! Mrs. Kirby is an excellent instructor who is very descriptive in her teaching. She will work with a student until they understand a new concept; no matter how many different ways or length it takes. Would definitely look for her again to teach my son moving forward. Mrs. Kirby offers plenty of opportunities for students to ask questions and provides prompt feedback. I also appreciate how she utilizes "class notes" and works out solutions to problems that are are not given in the book or need a better explanation. She also provides plenty of review opportunities before exams. 