HyperDic: pedagogy

English > 3 senses of the word pedagogy:
NOUNcognitionpedagogy, teaching method, pedagogicsthe principles and methods of instruction
actpedagogy, teaching, instructionthe profession of a teacher
actpedagogy, education, instruction, teaching, didactics, educational activitythe activities of educating / educating or instructing
pedagogy > pronunciation
Soundspeh'dahgow.jhiy
RhymesAgee ... zoology: 128 rhymes with jhiy...
English > pedagogy: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe principles and methods of instruction.
Synonymsteaching method, pedagogics
NarrowerSocratic method, maieutic methodA method of teaching by question and answer
BroadermethodA way of doing something, especially a systematic way
Spanishmétodo de enseñanza, método pedagógico, pedagogía
Catalaneducació, ensenyament, instrucció, pedagogia
Adjectivespedagogical, pedagogicof or relating to pedagogy
English > pedagogy: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe profession of a teacher.
Example "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
Synonymsteaching, instruction
Narrowercatechesisoral religious instruction (as before baptism or confirmation)
catechetical instructionteaching religious principles by questions and answers
indoctrinationteaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically
language teachingteaching people to speak and understand a foreign / foreign language
lecture, lecturingteaching by giving a discourse on some subject / subject (typically to a class)
lessonA unit of instruction
schoolingThe act of teaching at school
sleep-learning, hypnopediateaching during sleep / sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep)
spoonfeedingteaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought
teaching readingteaching beginners to read
tutelage, tuition, tutorshipteaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
BroadereducationThe profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university / university)
Spanishdocencia, educación, enseñanza, instrucción, pedagogía
Catalaneducació, ensenyament, ensenyança, instrucció, pedagogia
Adjectivespedagogical, pedagogicof or relating to pedagogy
English > pedagogy: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe activities of educating / educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill.
Synonymseducation, instruction, teaching, didactics, educational activity
Category ofDepartment of Education, Education Department, EducationThe United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students)
academic program(education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)
educationThe profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university / university)
educationThe gradual process of acquiring knowledge
point systemA system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
tuition, tuition feeA fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)
Partsclassroom projectA school task requiring considerable effort
classworkThe part of a student's work that is done in the classroom
homework, prep, preparationpreparatory school work done outside school / school (especially at home)
lessonA task assigned for individual study
Narrowercoeducationeducation of men and women in the same institutions
continuing educationA program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time
course, course of study, course of instruction, classeducation imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
elementary educationeducation in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school
extension, extension service, university extensionAn educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities / universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students
extracurricular activityeducational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum
higher educationeducation provided by a college or university / university
secondary educationeducation beyond the elementary grades
team teachingA method of coordinated classroom teaching involving a team of teachers working together with a single group of students
work-study programAn educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishdidáctica, educación, enseñanza, instrucción, pedagogía
Catalaneducació, ensenyament, ensenyança, instrucció
Adjectivespedagogical, pedagogicof or relating to pedagogy

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