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pedagogy

 [ped´ah-go″je] (pl. ped·a·go·gy)
the teaching of children; the teacher often has full responsibility for making decisions about what will be learned, how it will be learned, when it will be learned, and determining if it has been learned. See also andragogy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pedagogy

(pĕd′ŭ-gŏj″ē, -gō″jē) [Gr. paidagogos, an assistant who takes children to school]
The art, sciences, techniques, and professional methods used in teaching, especially the teaching of school-age children.
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