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ped·a·go·gy

 (pĕd′ə-gō′jē, -gŏj′ē)
n.
1. The art or profession of teaching.
2. Preparatory training or instruction.

[French pédagogie, from Old French, from Greek paidagōgiā, from paidagōgos, slave who took children to and from school; see pedagogue.]

pedagogy

(ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡɪ; -ˌɡɒdʒɪ; -ˌɡəʊdʒɪ)
n
(Education) the principles, practice, or profession of teaching

ped•a•go•gy

(ˈpɛd əˌgoʊ dʒi, -ˌgɒdʒ i)

n., pl. -gies.
1. the function or work of a teacher; teaching.
2. the art or science of teaching; education; instructional methods.

pedagogy, paedagogy

1. the function or work of a teacher; teaching.
2. the art or method of teaching; pedagogics.
See also: Learning

pedagogy

The profession or art of teaching.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedagogy - the principles and methods of instruction
method - a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
maieutic method, Socratic method - a method of teaching by question and answer; used by Socrates to elicit truths from his students
2.pedagogy - the profession of a teacherpedagogy - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
education - the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
catechesis - oral religious instruction (as before baptism or confirmation)
catechetical instruction - teaching religious principles by questions and answers
language teaching - teaching people to speak and understand a foreign language
teaching reading - teaching beginners to read
schooling - the act of teaching at school
indoctrination - teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically
tutelage, tutorship, tuition - teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
lesson - a unit of instruction; "he took driving lessons"
hypnopedia, sleep-learning - teaching during sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep)
spoonfeeding - teaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought
lecturing, lecture - teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
3.pedagogy - the activities of educating or instructingpedagogy - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
education - the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
classroom project - a school task requiring considerable effort
classwork - the part of a student's work that is done in the classroom
homework, prep, preparation - preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
lesson - a task assigned for individual study; "he did the lesson for today"
coeducation - education of men and women in the same institutions
continuing education - a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time
course, course of instruction, course of study, class - education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
elementary education - education in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school
extension service, university extension, extension - an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students
extracurricular activity - educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum
higher education - education provided by a college or university
secondary education - education beyond the elementary grades; provided by a high school or college preparatory school
team teaching - a method of coordinated classroom teaching involving a team of teachers working together with a single group of students
work-study program - an educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study
point system - a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
education - the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"
academic program - (education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)
Department of Education, Education Department, Education - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
tuition, tuition fee - a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education); "tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"

pedagogy

noun
The act, process, or art of imparting knowledge and skill:
Translations
pedagogiikka
pedagogija
pedagogia
uppeldisfræði

pedagogy

[ˈpedəgɒgɪ] Npedagogía f

pedagogy

n (form)Pädagogik f

pedagogy

[ˈpɛdəˌgɒgɪ] npedagogia
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