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Synonyms for education

Synonyms for education

the act, process, or art of imparting knowledge and skill

known facts, ideas, and skill that have been imparted

Synonyms for education

the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

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the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students)

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24) Despite the recognition of the importance of education for boys and girls in principle, however, most residents were not in an economic position to support the formal education of their children, or to take advantage of the prestige that accompanied book learning.
43) The growing commercial possibilities that appeared with American money made book learning essential for these women.
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Firstly, on the school house book learning, on the other hand on the Lengg lake.
Her anger is directed against the members of her profession, whose liberal principles are, she claims, laced with hypocrisy: while they may promote open education, the educational process itself and the privileging of book learning are (and long have been) class based and coercive.
Sometimes, especially at National Review, the animus against braininess has overlapped with a crusade for traditional manliness-the idea being that book learning is for wimps.
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) follows up her book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach with this volume offering teachers additional insights into dialogue education as well as case studies demonstrating its applications.
An avid reader stealing time away from her numerous chores, 14-year-old Cecelia, who lives in rural New Mexico, wants to go to high school, while her mother thinks book learning is unnecessary to someone destined to be a farm wife--sort of a Mexican Little House on the Prairie.
The latter proclaimed themselves unlettered, as did Commynes (though he did so as a statement of the value of personal experience and wisdom, in contrast to the book learning favored by clerks - and robins).