By Garfield Gini-Newman
From Transmission to Transformation: Re-framing Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century
Using a broad historical educational lens, Gini-Newman discusses transformative learning and creating classrooms of inquiry, addressing why critical thinking is a 21st century educational imperative. Transformative assessment and differentiation in classrooms of critical inquiry are presented.
As a national senior consultant with The Critical Thinking Consortium and associate professor at OISE/University of Toronto, Garfield Gini-Newman has worked with thousands of teachers across grades and subjects. Previously he was a teacher and curriculum consultant and has led major projects exploring the use of digital technologies to enhance critical, creative and collaborative thinking. Garfield speaks across Canada and internationally, has authored seven textbooks and has taught in the faculties of education at York University and the University of British Columbia.