SciTech Faculty - A. Dennine Larue

Name: 
Larue, A. Dennine
Title: 
Temporary Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Department: 
Math
Degrees: 
A.B. Fairmont State College
M.S. West Virginia University
Biography: 

I have taught math courses for Fairmont State in the capacity of Adjunct faculty member since 1987 and currently as full time since 2006.  I am a graduate of Fairmont State with an B.A. in Education with teaching fields of Mathematics and Journalism.  I received an M.S. in Mathematics from West Virginia University.  I taught mathematics at Fairmont Senior High School for ten years, before resigning to raise my children.  In 2012, I was honored as Outstanding College Teacher of the Year by the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

I am the secretary for the West Virginia State Math Field Day Organization and teach at SM2  Math Camp – a summer math enrichment camp for students in grades 5-9.

What have you learned while teaching at Fairmont State?: 

Students are not the only learners in the classroom.

What do your students like best about your class?: 

I employ a variety visual aids, teaching techniques, and activities to explain why math concepts are true and to address various learning styles.  I attempt to make each class a worthwhile learning experience and to share my enthusiasm for mathematics.

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