Faculty Fellow Gillian Bayne and Aderinsola Gilbert at Teach@CUNY Day

Futures Initiative Faculty Fellow Gillian Bayne and Urban Education Ph.D. student Aderinsola Gilbert led an exciting and productive workshop during Teach@CUNY Day on May 2, 2016.

“Advancing STEM Teaching and Learning in New York City’s Metropolis was part of the “Diversity in CUNY’s Classrooms” track of Teach@CUNY Day. This workshop explored how faculty in STEM disciplines can utilize student’s cultural capital to increase their enthusiasm for and interest in course content.

Here is the full slide deck from the workshop presentation:


Gillian Bayne is an Associate Professor of Science Education and a program coordinator in the Middle and High School Education Department at CUNY’s Lehman College.

Aderinsola Gilbert is a Ph.D. student in the Graduate Center’s Urban Education program and an Academic Advisor at Medgar Evers College.

See the full schedule of Teach@CUNY Day here.