Leigh Iler '14 receives award and presents research at annual teachers conference
Leigh Iler '14, a teaching fellow and Lumen Prize recipient, received the Outstanding Mathematics Education Award for the Central Region of North Carolina at the annual N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference on Friday, Nov. 1.
Leigh Iler, an elementary education major from Cary, N.C., was recognized for her research in the field of response to intervention (Rti) in mathematics. Her project, Response to Intervention Techniques as Applied to Sixth Grade Math Content to Promote Student Success, is allowing her to apply her research for the creation of scripted lessons for trained tutors to use with sixth-grade mathematics students.
Iler presented her research at the conference focusing on effective interventions for struggling students.