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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 '14 receved the Outstanding Mathematics Education Award for the Central Region of North Carolina. Stephen Byrd, associate professor of education, is her Lumen Prize mentor.

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. 

 

 

Janice Richardson,
Staff
11/10/2013 11:40 AM