schoolteacher

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n schoolteacher a teacher in a school below the college level
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Quotations

  • Georg C. Lichtenberg
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    “A schoolteacher or professor cannot educate individuals, he educates only species.”

Usage

In literature:

Mr. Wynkoop saw him, and so did your schoolteacher, Miss Spencer.
"Bob Hampton of Placer" by Randall Parrish
And there was a show about a schoolteacher and her class of angelic little tots that almost brought Yetsko's lunch up.
"Null-ABC" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
He was only a schoolteacher.
"Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers" by Elbert Hubbard
In giving up schoolteaching and popular lecturing, Galileo really made a virtue of necessity.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12" by Elbert Hubbard
Many schoolteachers are great sufferers from over-sensitiveness.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
The first women schoolteachers in America evolved in Connecticut.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
With the new schools and the American schoolteachers a great opportunity has come to the young people of the Philippines.
"The Great White Tribe in Filipinia" by Paul T. Gilbert
He worked on the halves with a schoolteacher named Mr. Hannum.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
Social Types as Accommodations: the Quack Doctor, the Reporter, the Strike Breaker, the Schoolteacher, the Stockbroker, etc.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Bitterly she denied unto herself that she was really a schoolteacher.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
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In poetry:

Remembering the Strait of Belle Isle or
some northerly harbor of Labrador,
before he became a schoolteacher
a great-uncle painted a big picture.
"Large Bad Picture" by Elizabeth Bishop

In news:

Veteran area schoolteacher volunteered in retirement.
New York Gov Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers were in the final stages of negotiating a deal Sunday to shield schoolteacher evaluations from broad public scrutiny, people familiar with the matter said.
Not just the ad men on Madison Avenue, but schoolteachers, secretaries and even security guards.
I'm a 32-year-old schoolteacher, single in a big city.
After hitting rock bottom, an alcoholic schoolteacher (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) faces numerous challenges as she struggles for sobriety.
Clem II, 79, accomplished schoolteacher.
The series of incidents that make Mary Elizabeth Winstead's schoolteacher character, Kate, decide to stop drinking in Smashed are both horrifying and darkly funny.
Sounding like a schoolteacher whiling away a snowy winter's day in his classroom by sharing a historic tale with his students, Montgomery reads Brands's life of the nation's seventh president with careful attention and understated smoothness.
A Louisiana schoolteacher is suing the St Tammany Parish sheriff for the return of her late son's shotgun deputies seized more than three years ago.
Missy was my wife, a schoolteacher, a stepmom and a grandmother.
Jim's wife, Theresa, is a retired Lee County schoolteacher.
A forgotten town is remembered through the eyes of a former schoolteacher.
Police say a husband and wife arrested this week near Seattle have been named as suspects in the killing of a retired schoolteacher in the San Francisco suburb of Hercules .
A husband and wife arrested this week near Seattle have been named as suspects in the killing of a retired schoolteacher in the San Francisco suburb of Hercules , police said.
The man suspected of killing a retired schoolteacher in Hercules appeared in court in Richmond Thursday morning.
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In science:

Paul Gerber, a German schoolteacher, published his paper, entitled ‘Space and time propagation of gravitation’, in 1898 with a velocity-dependant potential that gave exactly the observed perihelion advance of Mercury, 43” per century, as well as accurate results for a number of the other planets.
Some Comments on the Tests of General Relativity
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