What does teaching mean?

Definitions for teaching
ˈti tʃɪŋteach·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. teaching, instruction, pedagogynoun

    the profession of a teacher

    "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"

  2. teaching, precept, commandmentnoun

    a doctrine that is taught

    "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"

  3. education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activitynoun

    the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

    "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

Wiktionary

  1. teachingnoun

    Something taught by a religious or philosophical authority.

    Many follow the teachings of Confucius.

  2. teachingnoun

    The profession of teaching.

    Teaching has seen continual changes over the past decades.

Wikipedia

  1. teaching

    A teaching method comprises the principles and methods used by teachers to enable student learning. These strategies are determined partly on subject matter to be taught and partly by the nature of the learner. For a particular teaching method to be appropriate and efficient it has to be in relation with the characteristic of the learner and the type of learning it is supposed to bring about. Suggestions are there to design and selection of teaching methods must take into account not only the nature of the subject matter but also how students learn. In today's school the trend is that it encourages much creativity. It is a known fact that human advancement comes through reasoning. This reasoning and original thought enhances creativity. The approaches for teaching can be broadly classified into teacher centered and student centered. In a teacher-centered approach to learning, teachers are the main authority figure in this model. Students are viewed as "empty vessels" whose primary role is to passively receive information (via lectures and direct instruction) with an end goal of testing and assessment. It is the primary role of teachers to pass knowledge and information onto their students. In this model, teaching and assessment are viewed as two separate entities. Student learning is measured through objectively scored tests and assessments. In Student-Centered Approach to Learning, while teachers are the authority figure in this model, teachers and students play an equally active role in the learning process. The teacher's primary role is to coach and facilitate student learning and overall comprehension of material. Student learning is measured through both formal and informal forms of assessment, including group projects, student portfolios, and class participation. Teaching and assessments are connected; student learning is continuously measured during teacher instruction. Commonly used teaching methods may include class participation, demonstration, recitation, memorization, or combinations of these.

ChatGPT

  1. teaching

    Teaching is the process of conveying knowledge, skills, and information to individuals or groups by an instructor, often with the intention of helping them understand, learn, and apply new concepts or principles. It involves organizing and presenting information in a clear and understandable manner, and customizing the learning experience to meet the needs and abilities of the learners. Teaching can take place in various settings, such as schools, universities, training centers, or informal environments, and can involve a wide range of instructional methods and techniques.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teaching

    of Teach

  2. Teachingnoun

    the act or business of instructing; also, that which is taught; instruction

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Teaching

    The educational process of instructing.

Editors Contribution

  1. teaching

    The profession of a teacher

    Teachings are very important in life.


    Submitted by MaryC on December 23, 2019  


  2. teachingverb

    Verb form of the word teach.

    The teaching assistant is qualified and the children are so grateful.


    Submitted by MaryC on August 14, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'teaching' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1836

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'teaching' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2307

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'teaching' in Nouns Frequency: #789

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of teaching in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of teaching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of teaching in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    Don't stop learning because life doesn't stop teaching.

  2. Peter Smithhisler:

    It's about the constant re-education of our membership, and we have to be diligent in addressing our community members, sharing with them our expectations, teaching them about our values and acceptable behaviors and holding individuals accountable when they stray from that.

  3. Suzanne Holcomb:

    It's the last nail in the coffin, i do n’t know how we would move forward from this. It would just make teaching impossible.

  4. Melania Trump:

    We are very excited for our son to attend St. Andrew's Episcopal School, the mission of St. Andrew's is 'to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service,' all of which appealed to our family. We look forward to the coming school years at St. Andrew's.

  5. Ben Bernstein:

    If you watch teens take tests or you watch them play video games, if you watch carefully, you will also see them stop breathing, teaching kids to be calmer in their body by breathing, by learning how to keep themselves grounded, simple techniques of meditation ... things that we know work in terms of stress reduction, we should be teaching that stuff in school and parents should be doing it.

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