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Daniel Zingaro receives Early Career Teaching Award

March 15, 2019

The University of Toronto is recognizing Daniel Zingaro with an Early Career Teaching Award for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The award recognizes faculty members who are effective teachers and demonstrate an exceptional commitment to student learning, pedagogical engagement and teaching innovation. Zingaro is one of four faculty members receiving the honour.

An assistant professor, teaching stream, in the department of mathematical and computational sciences at U of T Mississauga, Zingaro is considered an international leader in the use of peer instruction, or PI  – an active-learning approach that uses clickers to engage students.

“This year’s winners of the Early Career Teaching Award have brought creativity, passion and a genuine sense of leadership that prioritizes and prizes our students’ in-classroom experience,” says Vice-President and Provost Cheryl Regehr. “The University of Toronto congratulates them for their early career honour, a well-earned accolade.”

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