pedagog

Definitions of pedagog
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n someone who educates young people

Synonyms:
educator, pedagogue
Examples:
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Mary McLeod Bethune
United States educator who worked to improve race relations and educational opportunities for Black Americans (1875-1955)
Louis Braille
French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852)
Dale Carnegie
United States educator famous for writing a book about how to win friends and influence people (1888-1955)
John Amos Comenius
Czech educational reformer (1592-1670)
John Dewey
United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952)
Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel
German educator who founded the kindergarten system (1782-1852)
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
United States educator who established the first free school in the United States for the hearing impaired (1787-1851)
Mark Hopkins
United States educator and theologian (1802-1887)
Robert Maynard Hutchins
United States educator who was president of the University of Chicago (1899-1977)
Lucy Craft Laney
United States educator who founded the first private school for Black students in Augusta, Georgia (1854-1933)
Abbott Lawrence Lowell
United States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)
Horace Mann
United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859)
William Holmes McGuffey
United States educator who compiled the McGuffey Eclectic Readers (1800-1873)
Maria Montesorri
Italian educator who developed a method of teaching mentally handicapped children and advocated a child-centered approach (1870-1952)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
United States politician and educator (1927-2003)
James Naismith
United States educator (born in Canada) who invented the game of basketball (1861-1939)
Carl Orff
German musician who developed a widely used system for teaching music to children (1895-1982)
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody
educator who founded the first kindergarten in the United States (1804-1894)
Sir Isaac Pitman
English educator who invented a system of phonetic shorthand (1813-1897)
Anne Mansfield Sullivan
United States educator who was the teacher and lifelong companion of Helen Keller (1866-1936)
Booker Taliaferro Washington
United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)
Andrew Dickson White
United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)
Emma Hart Willard
United States educator who was an early campaigner for higher education for women (1787-1870)
John Witherspoon
American Revolutionary leader and educator (born in Scotland) who signed of the Declaration of Independence and was president of the college that became Princeton University (1723-1794)
Apostle of Germany
(Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)
David Livingstone
Scottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls (1813-1873)
John Thomas Scopes
Tennessee highschool teacher who violated a state law by teaching evolution; in a highly publicized trial in 1925 he was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow (1900-1970)
Marcus Whitman
United States frontier missionary who established a post in Oregon where Christianity and schooling and medicine were available to Native Americans (1802-1847)
Saint Francis Xavier
Spanish missionary and Jesuit who establish missionaries in Japan and Ceylon and the East Indies (1506-1552)
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academic, academician, faculty member
an educator who works at a college or university
lector, lecturer, reader
a public lecturer at certain universities
head, head teacher, principal, school principal
the educator who has executive authority for a school
schoolmaster
any person (or institution) who acts as an educator
instructor, teacher
a person whose occupation is teaching
art teacher
someone who teaches art
Bahai
a teacher of or believer in Bahaism
catechist
one who instructs catechumens in preparation for baptism (especially one using a catechism)
chancellor
the honorary or titular head of a university
coach, private instructor, tutor
a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
dance master, dancing-master
a professional teacher of dancing
demonstrator
a teacher or teacher's assistant who demonstrates the principles that are being taught
docent
a teacher at some universities
English professor, English teacher
someone who teaches English
French teacher
someone who teaches French
governess
a woman entrusted with the care and supervision of a child (especially in a private home)
headmaster, master, schoolmaster
presiding officer of a school
headmistress
a woman headmaster
instructress
a woman instructor
math teacher, mathematics teacher
someone who teaches mathematics
missionary
someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
music teacher
someone who teaches music
don, preceptor
teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
prof, professor
someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
reading teacher
someone who teaches students to read
riding master
someone who teaches horsemanship
school teacher, schoolteacher
a teacher in a school below the college level
science teacher
someone who teaches science
section man
someone who teaches a section of a large college course
teaching fellow
a graduate student with teaching responsibilities
Type of:
professional, professional person
a person engaged in one of the learned professions

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