Pedagogy definition

pĕdə-gōjē, -gŏjē
The art or science of teaching; esp., instruction in teaching methods.
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The art or profession of teaching.
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The profession or function of a teacher; teaching.
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Pedagogy is the art or science of teaching and educational methods.

An example of pedagogy is the practice of Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences.

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Preparatory training or instruction.
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The strategies of instruction.
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The activities of educating, teaching or instructing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pedagogy
Plural:
pedagogies

Origin of pedagogy

  • French pédagogie from Old French from Greek paidagōgiā from paidagōgos slave who took children to and from school pedagogue

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek παιδαγωγία (paidagōgia).

    From Wiktionary