Examples of pedagogy in a Sentence
- Some of the presentations, a few too many for comfort, lapsed into the familiar contortions of modern pedagogy. —Alex Ross, New Yorker, 14 & 21 July 2003
- The idea that pedagogy should be judged according to race is absurd on its face, but the fact that they saw their relationship with me and with the school itself in those terms should have given me greater pause than it did. —Gerald Early, Lure and Loathing, 1993
- Since no textbooks existed, the professor refused to profess, knowing no more than his students, and the students read what they pleased and compared their results. As pedagogy, nothing could be more triumphant. —Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams, 1907
Recent Examples of pedagogy from the Web
While there are alternative paths to teaching, the traditional route to a license is a college teacher preparation program, student teaching and licensing exams in content and pedagogy, the actual practice of teaching.
Students will be led through a series of exercises, activities and assignments as a way of examining different modes of radical pedagogy, some aspects of which will be open to audience members.
Scientists and educators have begun to build on this new understanding, creating pedagogy and designing curriculums around the needs of our earliest learners.
What follows is a collection of thoughts on the surface of the earth, the moon landing, pedagogy, capitalism, the thief of joy, eating animals, the soundtrack from Rent, and exploitation tactics.
Even Kenward, who is optimistic that the gender-neutral pedagogy is creating equal opportunities for children of both genders, is unsure what the long-term effects will be.
The students then take turns rising, accepting a microphone, and slowly reading their handwritten responses in flat tones—not exactly engaging pedagogy that’s likely to hold the interest of struggling learners.
Some parents even choose to send their children to gender-neutral nursery schools, where the pedagogy specifically focuses on breaking with traditional gender roles.
That's the downside of being a student of that pedagogy.
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We Will Teach You the History of pedagogy
Since in Greek agogos means "leader", a paidagogos was a slave who led boys to school and back, but also taught them manners and tutored them after school. In time, pedagogue came to mean simply "teacher;" today the word has an old-fashioned ring to it, so it often means a stuffy, boring teacher. The word pedagogy, though, is still widely used, and often means simply "teaching". And pedagogic training is what everyone majoring in education receives.
PEDAGOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pedagogy for English Language Learners
: the art, science, or profession of teaching
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