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pedagogic Line breaks: peda|gogic
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛdəˈɡɒdʒɪk/
/ˌpɛdəˈɡɒɡɪk/

Definition of pedagogic in English:

adjective

1Relating to teaching: they show great pedagogic skills
More example sentences
  • They would also be offered the opportunity to spend time at a center for teaching effectiveness, working to strengthen their pedagogic skills with the guidance of master teachers.
  • I have interpreted the available information with a pedagogic approach.
  • First, these will soon become the primary pedagogic instruments in classroom teaching.
1.1 rare Of or characteristic of a pedagogue.
Example sentences
  • This is not a pedagogic mind constrained by theory.

plural noun

(pedagogics) [treated as singular] Back to top  
old-fashioned term for pedagogy.

Origin

Late 18th century: from French pédagogique, from Greek paidagōgikos.

Derivatives

pedagogical

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Pronunciation: /ˌpɛdəˈɡɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
/ˌpɛdəˈɡɒɡɪk(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • There are pedagogical concerns about separating the integrated teaching role of academic staff.
  • In addition to pedagogical knowledge, content information must also be an important component.
  • They are also aware of the findings and pedagogical innovations from physics education research.

pedagogically

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Pronunciation: /ˌpɛdəˈɡɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
/ˌpɛdəˈɡɒɡɪk(ə)l/
adverb
Example sentences
  • This might be used pedagogically as a textbook to accompany a university-level literature course.
  • And my perspectives may not be useful pedagogically.
  • The popular picture of particles as somehow also being waves is an oversimplification used pedagogically to explain interference and diffraction effects in familiar terms.

Words that rhyme with pedagogic

dialogic, ethnologic, hydrologic, isagogic, logic, monologic, mythologic, pathologic, teleologic

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