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- fescue - A pointer, such as that used by a teacher, having originally meant "a straw or twig."
- docent, docible, docile - Docent comes from Latin docere, "to teach"; docible is "capable of learning" and docile first meant "teachable."
- Socratic method - A teaching technique in which a teacher does not give information directly but instead asks a series of questions, with the result that the student comes either to the desired knowledge by answering the questions or to a deeper awareness of the limits of knowledge.
- tuition - First meant taking care of something, then teaching or instruction, especially for a fee.
In a British university, a professor is the most senior teacher in a department.
In an American or Canadian university or college, a professor is a senior teacher. He or she is not necessarily the most senior teacher in a department.
Don't use 'professor' to refer to a person who teaches at a school or similar institution. Use teacher.
|Noun||1.||teacher - a person whose occupation is teaching|
art teacher - someone who teaches art
Bahai - a teacher of or believer in Bahaism
catechist - one who instructs catechumens in preparation for baptism (especially one using a catechism)
private instructor, tutor, coach - a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
demonstrator - a teacher or teacher's assistant who demonstrates the principles that are being taught
docent - a teacher at some universities
French teacher - someone who teaches French
governess - a woman entrusted with the care and supervision of a child (especially in a private home)
instructress - a woman instructor
missionary - someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
music teacher - someone who teaches music
reading teacher - someone who teaches students to read
riding master - someone who teaches horsemanship
science teacher - someone who teaches science
section man - someone who teaches a section of a large college course
teaching fellow - a graduate student with teaching responsibilities
teacher-student relation - the academic relation between teachers and their students
|2.||teacher - a personified abstraction that teaches; "books were his teachers"; "experience is a demanding teacher"|
"We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master" [Maria Montessori The Absorbent Mind]
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops" [Henry Brooks Adams The Education of Henry Adams]
"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence" [A. Bronson Alcot]
"He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches" [George Bernard Shaw Maxims for Revolutionists]
"I owe a lot to my teachers and mean to pay them back some day" [Stephen Leacock]
"It is when the gods hate a man with uncommon abhorrence that they drive him into the profession of a schoolmaster" [Seneca]
French teacher → profesor(a) m/f de francés
teacher[ˈtiːtʃər] n (gen) → enseignant(e) m/f; (in secondary school) → professeur mf; (in primary school) → instituteur/trice m/f, professeur mf des écoles
I'm a teacher with 21 years' experience → Je suis enseignant et j'ai 21 ans d'expérience.
He's a primary school teacher → Il est instituteur., Il est professeur des écoles.
Thomas is a French teacher → Thomas est professeur de français.
Melanie is a history teacher → Melanie est professeur d'histoire.
six teenagers and their teacher → six adolescents et leur professeurteacher certification n (US) → habilitation f à enseignerteacher evaluation n (US) → évaluation f pédagogiqueteacher-pupil ratio n → taux m d'encadrement, ratio m professeur élèvesteacher's pet n → chouchou mf du professeurteacher training n (British) → formation f pédagogique (des enseignants)teacher training college n → institut universitaire de formation des maîtres, IUFMtea chest n (British) → caisse f à théteach-in [ˈtiːtʃɪn] n → séminaire m