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[ped-uh-goj-ik, -goh-jik] /ˌpɛd əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪk/
of or relating to a pedagogue or pedagogy.
Origin of pedagogic
1775-85; < Greek paidagōgikós of a child's tutor. See pedagogue, -ic
Related forms
pedagogically, adverb
nonpedagogic, adjective
nonpedagogical, adjective
nonpedagogically, adverb
unpedagogic, adjective
unpedagogically, adverb Unabridged
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Examples from the web for pedagogic
  • These are not only pedagogic questions, but also legal ones.
  • Unless you are an undisputed star in organizing efficient group work, it can be a clumsy way of showing off your pedagogic skills.
  • For years, medical educators have tried to rationalize these long hours on pedagogic grounds.
  • Rarely is such warmth and humanity present in the world of curriculum vitae, publishing histories, and pedagogic philosophies.
  • If he withheld the online lectures for pedagogic reasons, fair enough.
  • When you have tenure, you can tell this interloper that she can kiss your pedagogic rear end.
  • It proved an effective pedagogic method for examining critically and taking action on important global issues.
Word Origin and History for pedagogic

1781, from Latin paedagogicus, from Greek paidagogikos "suitable for a teacher," from paidagogos "teacher" (see pedagogue).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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