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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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  • It is both pedagogically sound and creatively liberating.
  • pedagogically these places are worlds apart, though they are separated physically by no more than a staircase or a fire door.
  • But there is another pedagogically and academically robust concept of education, that of a seamless system.
  • It's about as pedagogically challenging as buying a pair of socks.
  • The author devises a simple way of incorporating the financial sector into a growth model that is pedagogically useful.
  • When the window of time expires, students can view the results in a variety of pedagogically relevant displays.
  • The contrast helps us to understand several pedagogically relevant distinctions among types of electronic communication.
  • Both of these experiments draw on the pedagogically engaging aspects of cultivating, cooking, and eating food.
  • pedagogically: they could go before since they are the higher level requirements.
Word Origin and History for pedagogically



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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