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Amanda LaRue's Profile

Name:

Amanda LaRue

Algebra 1

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Contact Info:

Email:

amanda.larue@parisisd.net

Work Phone:

903-737-7400

Conference Times:

1st Period (8:35-9:40)

Class Room Number:

1213

About Me

Educational History:

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Paris Junior College

Whitewright High School-Class of 1998

               

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics with Concentration in Secondary Education

Certificates:

  • Mathematics Grades (7-12)

Professional Development:

Conferences:

  • Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching 
    • Houston    (June 2015)
      • Scaffolding Vocabulary
      • Math is supposed to Make Sense! The Most Important Mathematical Habit of Mind
      • Looking for Points in All the Right Places?
      • Sweet Expressions
      • It’s All About That Slope!!
      • What in the World is a Relative Frequency Table
      • The Times Are Changing with New Standards, New Expectations and New Solutions
      • Interactive Student Notebooks for Middle School Math
      • Deliberate Optimism: Reclaiming the Joy in Education
      • Creating a New Culture of Teaching and Learning
      • Notebook Foldables in the Secondary Classroom…Let’s Shift into High Gear!
      • Who Owns the Learning?
  • Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching 
    • Ft. Worth  (July 2014)
  • Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching
    • San Antonio (June 2013)

 

Webinars:

  • Google Docs in the Classroom
    • (September 13, 2015)
  • Using Google Drive to Streamline the Teaching and Learning Process
    • (August 15, 2015)
  • My Class is Out of Control... HELP!                                          
    •   (August 4, 2015)
  • Ten Educators For New Teachers to Follow on Twitter   
    • (July 22, 2015)
  • Mathematics Meets Technology  
    • (February 26, 2015)
  • Writing a Winning Grant Application 
    • (February 24, 2015)
  • Getting Students Organized With Evernote & Dropbox 
    • (February 17, 2015)
  • Inquiry-Based Learning   
    • (February 17, 2015)
  • What are the Educational Benefits of Homework? 
    • (February 17, 2015)

 

Workshops:

  • Building Powerful Numeracy Workshop for Middle School Region 8     
    • (January 29, 2015)

Current Position:

This will be my 5th year at Paris ISD. This year, I have been blessed with the rare opportunity to move up with my students. I will be teaching Algebra 1 to freshman.

Previous Position:

 I started my career in education as a paraprofessional. I worked at Decatur High School for 3 years in their Content Mastery Center. After moving to Paris, I was privileged to work in their Content Mastery Center at Paris High School for 2 years. I went back to school to obtain my degree and certification. I returned to the district for the 2013-2014 school year and taught 7th grade math lab. I moved up last year and taught 8th grade math and pre-algebra.

Family Information:

I am married to Eddie LaRue. Eddie is the Network Administrator for Paris ISD. We have three amazing kids, Joey, MacKenzie and Nic. MacKenzie and Joey will both be on the high school campus this year. Our youngest, Nic, will be a 3rd grader at Justiss Elementary. We also have a Chihuahua(Mojo) and a Yorkshire Terrier(Lil' Scrappy Doo).

School Calendar

Contact Amanda LaRue

Classroom Number:
1213
School Phone:
903-737-7400
Conference Time:
1st Period (8:35-9:40)

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