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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.

pedagogy

[ped′əgōj′ē]
Etymology: Gk, pais, child, agogos, leader
the art and science of teaching children, based on a belief that the purpose of education is the transmittal of knowledge.

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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In her daily living, my mother was faithful to the pedagogical formation that she received and she knew how to transpose that formation into a joyful living of the Gospel, all the while being a brilliant example of true love and respect for life, even to the summit of the love that Jesus teaches in the Gospel: laying down one's life for one's friends.
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