Critical Thinking in Inquiry and Assessment

What if teachers used rich, inquiry-driven assessment tasks to drive the learning rather than as a culmination of learning? Join this exploration of an innovative way to plan curriculum around inquiry that ensures deep thinking and effective and manageable assessment for and as learning.

Audience: All levels


About the facilitator:

Garfield-portrait4Garfield, senior national consultant with The Critical Thinking Consortium and Senior Lecturer at OISE/University of Toronto, speaks across Canada and internationally on critical thinking, brain compatible classrooms, curriculum design and effective assessment practice and nurturing 21st century skills in a digital world. In addition to his work at the University of Toronto and delivering workshops, Garfield has also authored seven textbooks and has taught in the faculties of education at York University and the University of British Columbia. Garfield’s work with educators often has a transformative impact on teaching and learning as he blends humour with a deep understanding of effective curriculum design centred around the infusion of critical thinking for all.