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Educational activity   /ˌɛdʒəkˈeɪʃənəl æktˈɪvəti/   Listen
Educational activity

The activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill.  Synonyms: didactics, education, instruction, pedagogy, teaching.  "Our instruction was carefully programmed" , "Good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

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"Educational activity" Quotes from Famous Books

... Middle Ages the Church had absolutely controlled all education. From the suppression of the pagan schools, in 529 A.D., to the time of the Reformation there had been no one to dispute with the Church its complete monopoly of education. Even Charlemagne's attempt at the stimulation of educational activity had been clearly within the lines of church control. Until the beginnings of the modern States, following the Crusades, the Church had been the State as well, and for long humbled any ruler who dared dispute its power. ...

... this turning of the tide. We do not propose now to discuss the provisions of this Act, which were sharply canvassed at the time, and which certainly have not worked without friction; but we may say that the stimulus then given to educational activity, if judged by subsequent results, must be acknowledged to have been advantageous. The system of schools under the charge of various religious bodies, which existed before the Education Act, has not been superseded; that indeed would have been a deep misfortune, for it is more needed ...
— Great Britain and Her Queen • Anne E. Keeling

Words linked to "Educational activity" :   higher education, academic program, extension, course, secondary education, classroom project, tuition, continuing education, education, activity, elementary education, Education Department, classwork, course of instruction, university extension, coeducation, course of study, work-study program, didactics, instruction, lesson, team teaching, prep, class, extracurricular activity, extension service, point system, Department of Education, preparation, homework, tuition fee, teaching

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