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Taught Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • (all used chiefly with qualifiers `well'' or `poorly'' or `un-'') having received specific instruction; "unschooled ruffians"; "well tutored applicants"

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Taught Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Pedagogy is the art or science of being a teacher.

The word pedagogy comes from the Greek word paidagōgeō, which means "to lead the child." In Ancient Greece, it was usually a slave who helped his master's son get an education. The slave would bring the master's son to school and carry his school things for him, such as a musical instrument.



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* Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms. This is not to say that firearms should not be carefully used and that definite safety rules of precaution should not be taught and enforced. But the right of the citizens to bear arms is just one guarantee against arbitrary government and one more safeguard against a tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible. - Hubert Humphrey

* Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. - Antoine De Saint-Exupery

* The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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  • James Castle, subject of Smithsonian show, put ‘taught’ in self-taught
    His work is the subject of an exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Read more on this news related to 'Taught'
  • Twitter Tries Out Coupons Despite Everything Groupon Taught Us
    Twitter on Tuesday morning announced that it is testing Twitter Offers, a new product that lets retailers tweet special cash-back deals, which users can then claim in brick-and-mortar stores with their linked credit and debit cards. But will people actually use it? The post Twitter Tries Out Coupons Despite Everything Groupon Taught Us appeared first on WIRED . Read more on this news related to 'Taught'
  • As casualties soar, Afghan police taught how to stay alive
    At a training centre near Kabul, one overriding lesson is drilled into Afghan police by their French instructors -- don't become yet another unnecessary battlefield casualty. Read more on this news related to 'Taught'

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