What does teaching mean?

Definitions for teaching
ˈti tʃɪŋteach·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word teaching.

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.

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. Vivek Ramaswamy:

    The fact that we have a finite day andresources that can be dedicatedto school.What are we teaching kids thatcould be taught in the same timewhat about math?What about civics education?What about the history of ourcountry?That’s all been sent to the backburner for the people who have now taken over the schools [who are] powered by this neworthodoxy.

  2. United Arab Emirates:

    It’s like teaching someone how to paint, you know once you teach them how to paint they can express themselves through that medium. That’s exactly what we’re doing at camp.

  3. Betsy DeVos:

    Too many cases involve students and faculty who have faced investigation and punishment simply for speaking their minds or teaching their classes.

  4. Scott Taylor:

    Football has never been safer, its through proper education of coaches, with proper training like clinics just like today. We are taking the head out of football and teaching proper technique.

  5. Olivia Jade:

    I would not consider myself a dancer by any means, but it's so much more work than you really anticipate with the dedication and the patience you have to have with yourself, the pros make it look so effortless and easy, but once you get in there and they're really teaching you the steps, it's way harder than I ever thought. But what I will say is the pros do such a good job.

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