HyperDic: pedagogue

English > 1 sense of the word pedagogue:
NOUNperson pedagogue, educator, pedagogsomeone who educates young people
English > pedagogue: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who educates young people.
Synonymseducator, pedagog
InstancesBethune, Mary McLeod BethuneUnited States educator who worked to improve race relations / relations and educational opportunities for Black Americans (1875-1955)
Braille, Louis BrailleFrench educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852)
Carnegie, Dale CarnegieUnited States educator famous for writing a book about how to win friends and influence people (1888-1955)
Comenius, John Amos Comenius, Jan Amos KomenskyCzech educational reformer (1592-1670)
Dewey, John DeweyUnited States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952)
Froebel, Friedrich Froebel, Friedrich Wilhelm August FroebelGerman educator who founded the kindergarten system (1782-1852)
Gallaudet, Thomas Hopkins GallaudetUnited States educator who established the first free school in the United States for the hearing impaired (1787-1851)
Hopkins, Mark HopkinsUnited States educator and theologian (1802-1887)
Hutchins, Robert Maynard HutchinsUnited States educator who was president of the University of Chicago (1899-1977)
Laney, Lucy Craft LaneyUnited States educator who founded the first private school for Black students in Augusta, Georgia (1854-1933)
Lowell, Abbott Lawrence LowellUnited States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)
Mann, Horace MannUnited States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859)
McGuffey, William Holmes McGuffeyUnited States educator who compiled the McGuffey Eclectic Readers (1800-1873)
Montessori, Maria MontesorriItalian educator who developed a method of teaching mentally handicapped children and advocated a child-centered approach (1870-1952)
Moynihan, Daniel Patrick MoynihanUnited States politician and educator (1927-2003)
Naismith, James NaismithUnited States educator (born in Canada) who invented the game / game of basketball (1861-1939)
Orff, Carl OrffGerman musician who developed a widely used system for teaching music to children (1895-1982)
Peabody, Elizabeth Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer Peabodyeducator who founded the first kindergarten in the United States (1804-1894)
Pitman, Sir Isaac PitmanEnglish educator who invented a system of phonetic shorthand (1813-1897)
Sullivan, Anne Sullivan, Anne Mansfield SullivanUnited States educator who was the teacher and lifelong companion of Helen Keller (1866-1936)
Washington, Booker T. Washington, Booker Taliaferro WashingtonUnited States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)
White, Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson WhiteUnited States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)
Willard, Emma Hart WillardUnited States educator who was an early campaigner for higher education for women (1787-1870)
Witherspoon, John WitherspoonAmerican Revolutionary leader and educator (born in Scotland) who signed of the Declaration of Independence and was president of the college that became Princeton University (1723-1794)
Narroweracademician, academic, faculty memberAn educator who works at a college or university / university
lector, lecturer, readerA public lecturer at certain universities / universities
principal, school principal, head teacher, headThe educator who has executive authority for a school
schoolmasterAny person (or institution) who acts as an educator
teacher, instructorA person whose occupation is teaching
Broaderprofessional, professional personA person engaged in one of the learned professions
Spanisheducacionista, educadora, educador, pedagoga, pedagogo
Catalaneducador, pedagog

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