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teach school

To teach; to be a teacher in a school. Did you know that Karen teaches school? I thought she was stockbroker. Don't feel so bad. I've taught school for 30 years, and I still run into situations I don't know how to handle.
See also: school, teach

teach (one) a lesson

To punish or harm someone as a means of seeking retribution and to dissuade or prevent them from committing bad behavior in the future. After the CEO was found guilty, he was forced to repay $150 million in damages and will spend the next 10 years in jail. If that doesn't teach him a lesson, I don't know what will. A: "I heard Jeff crashed his new Porsche into a streetlight." B: "Well, that ought to teach him a lesson about constantly speeding in a residential area."
See also: lesson, teach
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Teaching Improvisation to Non-Improvisers Christopher Norton
The educational significance of PBL is that it facilitates a much broader type of acquisition and application of knowledge than traditional teaching methods.
But this need not happen, as the unity of Catholic thought could be established at the start and linkages between social and other teaching could be noted along the way.
Kay Rockwell and colleagues, writing in the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, noted that faculty must comprehend how teaching online affects promotion and tenure.
The teaching pattern for the Christ in Art course in Dartmouth afforded me more time for other scholarly pursuits, but I also used that time to do additional class preparation that otherwise I would not have undertaken, which will also be outlined below.
Once they are accepted onto the faculty of a research university, freshly minted PhDs usually divide their time between teaching and research.
With a master's degree in secondary administration, Fernandes also teaches secondary teaching methods as a adjunct professor at Chapman University.
Learning and teaching at the same time has been great.
The line of argument taken is that enhancing the appeal and relevance of social history to an undergraduate clientele will depend on taking careful account of students' needs, especially in terms of employability, and of reflecting these needs in both the way the curriculum is designed and in the learning and teaching approaches that are adopted.
1925: The Scopes Monkey Trial challenges the ban Tennessee (along with a number of other states) had passed on teaching evolution in public schools.
Vilma Rodriguez, a young adult educator and therapist, was teaching a class for Hispanic Catholic young adults in Houston called Fe y Vida (Faith and Life) when a student asked if it's really possible to have a special relationship without sex.
A key issue in the debate is whether intelligent design is based on religion and whether teaching it violates the First Amendment's prohibition of a government establishment of religion.
Poor urban and rural districts are most often the ones in which teachers are emergency certified (one of six teachers in California's poor schools don't have teaching certificates), have little teaching experience, or are only certified in one of the several subjects they are expected to teach.
Unfortunately, some instructors place little emphasis on teaching adult learners or, further, communicating with the increasing number of "Generation Xers.
This qualitative study examined the subjective experience of school counseling interns (N = 26) with and without teaching experience.
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