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
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Image There was always an ethical — and, at times, a political — dimension to his calm, compassionate pedagogy.
Only a youth orchestra undergirded by strong programs of instrumental pedagogy could have done justice to so difficult and demanding an opus.
In this case, Bollinger’s prerecorded material, with jaunty forays into music history, biographic anecdotes from the lives of the composers, and a perky narration, seemed to strive for vivid pedagogy over poetry.
In fact, the results of the tax effort helped encourage Disney to become more broadly involved in educational videos, TIME explained: What prompted this prolific pedagogy was the phenomenal success of his famed Donald Duck film on income-tax paying.
His education included master’s degrees in psychology and pedagogy from Vrije Universiteit and a doctorate in humanities there.
And that is why countries like Germany, which tolerate more rigid restrictions on public discourse, would be well-advised to fight the spread of hate speech and fake news with pedagogy rather than censorship.
According to that pedagogy, preschoolers discover the world around them through trial, error and experimentation.
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.
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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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