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pedagogy

[ped-uh-goh-jee, -goj-ee] /ˈpɛd əˌgoʊ dʒi, -ˌgɒdʒ i/
noun, plural pedagogies.
1.
the function or work of a teacher; teaching.
2.
the art or science of teaching; education; instructional methods.
Origin of pedagogy
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85, pedagogy is from the Greek word paidagōgía office of a child's tutor. See pedagogue, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for pedagogy

pedagogy

/ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡɪ; -ˌɡɒdʒɪ; -ˌɡəʊdʒɪ/
noun
1.
the principles, practice, or profession of teaching
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Word Origin and History for pedagogy
n.

1580s, from Middle French pédagogie (16c.), from Latin paedagogia, from Greek paidagogia "education, attendance on boys," from paidagogos "teacher" (see pedagogue).

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