miseducate

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mis·ed·u·cate

 (mĭs-ĕj′ə-kāt′)
tr.v. mis·ed·u·cat·ed, mis·ed·u·cat·ing, mis·ed·u·cates
To educate improperly.

mis′ed·u·ca′tion n.
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miseducate

(ˌmɪsˈɛdʒʊˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
to educate improperly or badly
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miseducate


Past participle: miseducated
Gerund: miseducating

Imperative
miseducate
miseducate
Present
I miseducate
you miseducate
he/she/it miseducates
we miseducate
you miseducate
they miseducate
Preterite
I miseducated
you miseducated
he/she/it miseducated
we miseducated
you miseducated
they miseducated
Present Continuous
I am miseducating
you are miseducating
he/she/it is miseducating
we are miseducating
you are miseducating
they are miseducating
Present Perfect
I have miseducated
you have miseducated
he/she/it has miseducated
we have miseducated
you have miseducated
they have miseducated
Past Continuous
I was miseducating
you were miseducating
he/she/it was miseducating
we were miseducating
you were miseducating
they were miseducating
Past Perfect
I had miseducated
you had miseducated
he/she/it had miseducated
we had miseducated
you had miseducated
they had miseducated
Future
I will miseducate
you will miseducate
he/she/it will miseducate
we will miseducate
you will miseducate
they will miseducate
Future Perfect
I will have miseducated
you will have miseducated
he/she/it will have miseducated
we will have miseducated
you will have miseducated
they will have miseducated
Future Continuous
I will be miseducating
you will be miseducating
he/she/it will be miseducating
we will be miseducating
you will be miseducating
they will be miseducating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been miseducating
you have been miseducating
he/she/it has been miseducating
we have been miseducating
you have been miseducating
they have been miseducating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been miseducating
you will have been miseducating
he/she/it will have been miseducating
we will have been miseducating
you will have been miseducating
they will have been miseducating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been miseducating
you had been miseducating
he/she/it had been miseducating
we had been miseducating
you had been miseducating
they had been miseducating
Conditional
I would miseducate
you would miseducate
he/she/it would miseducate
we would miseducate
you would miseducate
they would miseducate
Past Conditional
I would have miseducated
you would have miseducated
he/she/it would have miseducated
we would have miseducated
you would have miseducated
they would have miseducated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"Miseducating for the Global Economy: How Corporate Power Damages Education and Subverts Students' Futures" by educational psychologist Gerald Coles reveals that behind the going concern for "global economy education" lies capitalism's metastasizing indifference to human values, to a fair distribution of resources, to its radical restructuring of workplaces with an attendant intensification of work effort, and to the genuine well-being of workers and their families.
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Miseducating Americans: Distortions of Historical Understanding.
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While reading Miseducating Americans: Distortions of Historical Understanding, I was reminded of the Wendell Berry remark in Another Turn of the Crank (1995): "When history has been reduced to cliche, we need to return to the study of history." Richard F.
But he also accused the Saudis of trying to prevent or defeat the nuclear deal reached in July, of producing or miseducating many "extremist perpetrators of acts of terror," of supporting "extremist terrorists in Syria and elsewhere," and waging a "senseless war" in Yemen.
Miseducating Americans: Distortions of Historical Understanding examines accounts of American history appearing in textbooks and popular accounts and compares them with the reports in scholarly monographs, considering how myths came to be considered as recorded history and taken as truth.
When the United States colonized the Philippines, it framed its invasion as one of "liberation," emancipating supposedly "childlike" Filipinos from the evil clutches of the Spaniards and the racially mixed "gangs" of Tagalog revolutionaries who they characterized as "bandits." William Howard Taft called Filipinos "little brown brothers," while American colonial policy was based on an ideology of "uplifting" and "educating" (some would say "miseducating") the population, further infantilizing Filipinos as incapable of governing themselves.
The majority ought to be ashamed, he argued, of miseducating their children, betraying the common good, and prosecuting a benefactor like himself.
It involves a project of teaching teachers and students to understand learning and rationality through submission to authority, and miseducating them to comprehend their alienation as a failure of individual gumption rather than as a constitutive part of development informed by a social formation and economy that depends upon the making of alienation.
These attempts at "miseducating" America were so far off the mark that people became leery of governmental warnings about drugs, yet this propagandist mentality is still evidenced in both politics and the media.