Brianna Corke

Brianna Corke teaches 4th grade at Carrboro Elementary School in the Chapel-Hill Carrboro School System. Brianna’s project, Exploring Electricity through Non-Fiction Writing for English Language Learners, strives to give students a strong foundation in science, while increasing English language skills, especially for English language learners. The project will also provide other science educators with a framework for inquiry based learning units. Dr. William Schmidt of Meredith College’s Physical Sciences Department is Brianna’s mentor.