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pedagogy

 
Noun pedagogy has 3 senses
  1. teaching method, pedagogics, pedagogy - the principles and methods of instruction
    --1 is a kind of method
    --1 has particulars: Socratic method, maieutic method
  2. teaching, instruction, pedagogy - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
    --2 is a kind of education
    --2 has particulars:
     catechesis; catechetical instruction; language teaching; teaching reading; schooling; indoctrination; tutelage, tuition, tutorship; lesson; sleep-learning, hypnopedia; spoonfeeding; lecture, lecturing
  3. education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity - the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded"
    --3 is a kind of activity
    --3 has parts:
     classroom project; homework, prep, preparation; lesson
    --3 has particulars:
     coeducation; course, course of study, course of instruction, class; elementary education; extension, extension service, university extension; extracurricular activity; higher education; secondary education; work-study program
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