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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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"It appears that at younger ages, openness to experience is the most important personality factor correlating with the attainment of facts, vocabulary, and book learning," says study coauthor Jacqueline Bichsel, an associate professor of psychology at Morgan State University.
Some architects anticipated and embraced criticisms like Wolfe's, among them Robert Venturi, whose 1972 book Learning From Las Vegas was one of the first signs of a postmodernist movement, intended to revive a spirit of playfulness and warmth in building.
According to the 1996 book Learning Disabilities: Lifelong Issues, children with these disorders have higher rates of mental illness and suicide, and are more likely to engage in substance abuse and to commit crimes as adults.
Employers repeatedly stress that life skills are as important as book learning. At interviews, they are looking for people who can bring as much work-related savvy as they can knowledge.
Victoria received a special education from her relatives who have advanced degrees from Oxford but they emphasized her psychic skills for medical healing as much as book learning. While her aunts run a local medical mission, Victoria enjoys archeology especially ancient writings.
"Experience defines us professionally--especially in those fields in which practice is more critical than 'book learning.' Management is such as Field, as is medicine.
"This is about relevant on-site training, not just book learning," he emphasizes.
Jews clearly had not only the inclination toward book learning, but also the encouragement of their rulers to do so.
Unlike the airline industry, the paper industry has expected operators to "fly" complex and expensive machinery with simple book learning, classroom training, and on-the-job-trial-and-error experience.
Highlights of the Society's publication line, include the Soil Biology Primer, the Soil Fact Packet--a series of five educational fact sheets--the Society's Environmental Adventures comic book learning series.
Teachers can use the book Learning on Their Feet: A Sourcebook for Kinesthetic Learning Across the Curriculum K-8 by Carol Glynn to help create such expectation within students.
Which does a successful person need more of: (a) book learning or (b) people skills?
His book Learning Patterns and Temperament Styles provides an excellent resource for identifying student learning patterns.
The relationship between "book learning" and faith is not as clear to most people 35 or younger.