What is teaching?

  • (noun): The activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill.
    Example: "Good teaching is seldom rewarded"
    Synonyms: education, instruction, pedagogy, educational activity
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on teaching, teachings:

Warwick Business School - Research
... As of 2006, the WBS academic faculty consisted of 113 teaching staff, 60 researchers, and 15 visiting academics ... All academics are members of a teaching subject group, a research centre or unit, and often of both ... Each teaching subject group has a group convenor or head, and devolved group management ...
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
... The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana, is the second-largest hospital in the country and the only tertiary health institution in the Ashanti ... It was converted into a teaching hospital in 1975 affiliated to the medical school of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ...
Teaching History
... school systems in the 19th century, the teaching of history to promote national sentiment has been a high priority ... after 1980 attention increasingly moved toward teaching world history or requiring students to take courses in non-western cultures, to prepare students for life in a globalized economy ... The teaching of history in French schools was influenced by the Nouvelle histoire as disseminated after the 1960s by Cahiers p├ędagogiques and ...
Robert Lee Moore - Unusual Teacher
... attending lectures at the University of Chicago that Moore first hit on his original teaching methods ... It was at the University of Pennsylvania, while teaching a course on the foundations of geometry, that Moore first tried out the teaching methods that came to be known as the Moore method ...
Derek Prince
... He was probably most noted for his teachings about deliverance from demonic oppression and about Israel ... and Charismatic circles although his teaching is distinctly non-denominational, a fact that has long been emphasised by his worldwide ministry ... the slogan Reaching the unreached and teaching the untaught ...

More definitions of "teaching":

  • (noun): The profession of a teacher.
    Example: "He prepared for teaching while still in college"
    Synonyms: instruction, pedagogy

Famous quotes containing the word teaching:

    What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings—they are so trite, so threadbare, that we can hardly bring our lips to utter them. None the less they embody the concentrated experience of the race and the man who orders his life according to their teaching cannot go far wrong.
    Norman Douglas (1868–1952)

    It is sentimentalism to assume that the teaching of life can always be fitted to the child’s interests, just as it is empty formalism to force the child to parrot the formulas of adult society. Interests can be created and stimulated.
    Jerome S. Bruner (20th century)

    This teaching is not practical in the sense in which the New Testament is. It is not always sound sense in practice. The Brahman never proposes courageously to assault evil, but patiently to starve it out. His active faculties are paralyzed by the idea of caste, of impassable limits of destiny and the tyranny of time.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)