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
It was something for a schoolteacher, counted a mild and childlike man.
"The Flockmaster of Poison Creek" by George W. Ogden
The country minister and schoolteacher must therefore become prophets of the intellect and of the spirit, in the new order.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
And do you know who one schoolteacher might be?
"We Were There at the Oklahoma Land Run" by James Arthur Kjelgaard
Only a couple of years ago, several schoolteachers met at Tiflis to discuss the best method of improving their educational curricula.
"Comrade Kropotkin" by Victor Robinson
He met our schoolteacher on the way.
"Plain Mary Smith" by Henry Wallace Phillips
What joy must have swelled the heart of the poor schoolteacher!
"Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous" by Sarah K. Bolton
A. Carr becomes a schoolteacher, though his purposes were all set otherwise.
"The Story of a Life" by J. Breckenridge Ellis
I'm on'y a schoolteacher thar, but they all know me.
"Saddle and Mocassin" by Francis Francis Jr.
A good boy, decently ambitious, standing by the map's tall frame, a brisk young schoolteacher interested in facts.
"The Trial of Callista Blake" by Edgar Pangborn
I was a schoolteacher in the town of Winchester, and he a flourishing grocery-keeper in the town of Salem.
"The Life Of Abraham Lincoln From His Birth To His Inauguration As President" by Ward H. Lamon
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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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