teacher

Definitions

  • And so the teacher turned him out
    And so the teacher turned him out
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n teacher a personified abstraction that teaches "books were his teachers","experience is a demanding teacher"
    • n teacher a person whose occupation is teaching
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Additional illustrations & photos:

At Teacher's Desk At Teacher's Desk
GOOD-MORNING, TEACHER. HERE IS LAZY KATE GOOD-MORNING, TEACHER. HERE IS LAZY KATE
The young Duke listens to his teacher The young Duke listens to his teacher
Teacher handing book to boy Teacher handing book to boy

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The most popular recipient of Valentine cards are school teachers
    • Teacher One who instructs others in religion; a preacher; a minister of the gospel; sometimes, one who preaches without regular ordination. "The teachers in all the churches assembled."
    • Teacher One who teaches or instructs; one whose business or occupation is to instruct others; an instructor; a tutor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The most popular gift that teachers receive in the United States from their students is chocolate
    • n teacher One who teaches or instructs; one whose business or occupation is to instruct others; a preceptor; an instructor; a tutor; in a restricted sense, one who gives instruction in religion; specifically, in early New England Congregationalism, a clergyman charged with the duty of giving religious instruction to a church, in some churches the offices of pastor and teacher being at first distinct.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Mr Ennis used to be a singer for a jazz band (He's my modern history teacher)
    • Teacher one who teaches or instructs
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Quotations

  • Patricia Neal
    Patricia Neal
    “A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.”
  • Marcus T. Cicero
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    “Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.”
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    “Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.”
  • Ken Keyes Jr.
    Ken Keyes Jr.
    “Everyone and everything around you is your teacher.”
  • Albert Einstein
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    “Love is a better teacher than duty.”
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt%20Whitman
    “He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.”

Idioms

Teacher's pet - The teacher's favorite pupil is the teacher's pet, especially if disliked by the other pupils.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. tǽcan, to show, teach; Ger. zeigen, to show; allied to L. docēre, to teach, Gr. deiknunai, to show.

Usage

In literature:

When a teacher beats one it is because he is a teacher.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
Now, as the white man watched the little Indian teacher, he saw how far above the tribe she was.
"Fireside Stories for Girls in Their Teens" by Margaret White Eggleston
Perhaps, since she was your teacher, you'll be able to tell me how she'd do.
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
The present generation of teachers may be much improved by means of teachers' associations and teachers' institutes.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
Such also should be the conduct of the teacher.
"A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education" by James Gall
This is one of the grandest lessons that the Great Teacher left for teachers of all time.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
We killed the Aneityumese Teachers on Aniwa, and one of Missi Paton's Teachers too.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
I usually had different teachers every year, as one teacher seldom cared to stay at a place for more than a session.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
The teachers reported that the boys were easier to manage, more quiet, and played more fairly than before.
"The Battle with the Slum" by Jacob A. Riis
He was an able and a successful teacher.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
The other teachers were likewise very lenient.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
Another of the teachers of the fourth is old and perfectly white-haired, and has been a teacher of the blind.
"Cuore (Heart)" by Edmondo De Amicis
But she had never been near the building when the teacher was in charge.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
The children went directly home after supper, Joe accompanying Little Teacher.
"David Dunne" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
But as I found it with their faith, so I find it with the life of their teacher.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
Live teacher, live school; dead teacher, dead school.
"Rural Life and the Rural School" by Joseph Kennedy
The born college teacher remains the successful teacher.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
Dot was to have the same teacher this term that she had had the last.
"The Corner House Girls in a Play" by Grace Brooks Hill
Of course the teachers will be there, and the substitute teachers who are to act on the following Sunday.
"Training the Teacher" by A. F. Schauffler
Uncontrolled temper, the cane, boxing of the ears, are matters which go far to prove a teacher very seriously incompetent as a teacher.
"The Boy's Voice" by J. Spencer Curwen
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In poetry:

If with readier ear thou heedest
What the Inward Teacher saith,
Listening with a willing spirit
And a childlike faith,--
"To ------," by John Greenleaf Whittier
Teacher, tender, comrade, wife,
A fellow-farer true through life,
Heart-whole and soul-free
The august father
Gave to me.
"My Wife" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Cease not, Voice of holy speaking,
Teacher sent of God, be near,
Whispering through the day's cool silence,
Let my spirit hear!
"What The Voice Said" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Most diligent of teachers then,
But now with all to learn,
She breathed beyond a thought of men,
Though formed to make men burn.
"The Years Had Worn Their Season's Belt" by George Meredith
We alone to thee are strangers,
Thou our friend and teacher art;
Come, and know us as we know thee;
Let us meet thee heart to heart!
"To Fredrika Bremer" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And hark! how blithe the throstle sings!
He, too, is no mean preacher:
Come forth into the light of things,
Let Nature be your teacher.
"The Tables Turned" by William Wordsworth

In news:

Although each district envisions and handles it differently, we can all agree that it's a great way—short of hiring an additional 10 teachers per class—to let teachers differentiate instruction.
Marzano (new teacher evaluation tool) ugly word among teachers in St Lucie County school system.
The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence is seeking applicants for teacher fellowships to the 2013 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute.
Tucson News NowComparing Teacher Evaluation Models for Teacher Development: New Study Compares Robert Marzano and Charlotte Danielson Models for Teacher Evaluation.
Methacton teacher Humane Educator of the Year at Pa. Science Teacher Convention .
First grade teacher Renee McAnulty honored by VVC 'Teachers R Heroes' program.
This post originally appeared on the Engage/Teacher to Teacher blog in November 2011.
Four Southeast teachers have been named BP Teachers of Excellence, two of whom live in Juneau.
A teacher at Swiss Hills Career Center was placed on paid leave after a gun was found in the teacher's vehicle last Thursday.
There were 31 teachers awarded Teacher of Distinction awards in Collier County.
Alex Caputo-Pearl, a teacher for more than 20 years and a member of Teach for America's inaugural class in 1990, is on the board of directors of Los Angeles' teachers union and is a co-founder of the L.A.
Teachers union says teachers should be able to wear jeans.
A Science and Technology Magnet High School teacher has been named New London's Teacher of the Year.
In this Saturday, Sept 8, 2012 file photo, members of the Chicago Teachers Union distribute strike signage at the Chicago Teachers Union strike headquarters in Chicago.
A new teacher evaluation system was a key point of dispute that led to the recent Chicago teachers' strike.
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In science:

Student: But how do we verify that this is the desired random sequence? Teacher: Let us call this sequence N.
On Why and What of Randomness
But how will you prove it? Teacher: The main routine first calls P and gets the first n bits of N.
On Why and What of Randomness
This paper is dedicated to the memory of my teacher V. I.
Simple finite subgroups of the Cremona group of rank 3
Even if relatively few teachers used them commonly, most of them thought this was going to increase in the future.
U-Note: Capture the Class and Access it Everywhere
Yet, the teachers adapt the way of speaking from one class to another.
U-Note: Capture the Class and Access it Everywhere
This is highly appropriate for an international conference bringing together physics teachers and education researchers from many nations.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
The actual ‘teacher operation’ T that generated the answers T (ξ), on the other hand, cannot be observed directly.
Statistical Mechanical Analysis of the Dynamics of Learning in Perceptrons
The teacher weight vector B is choosen at random, and normalised according to |B | = 1.
Statistical Mechanical Analysis of the Dynamics of Learning in Perceptrons
These experiments clearly suggest (keeping in mind that for specifically constructed pathological teacher vectors the picture might be different), that if viewed on the relevant N -dependent time-scale (as in the figure), the fluctuations in ω become negligible as N → ∞, and a clean deterministic law emerges.
Statistical Mechanical Analysis of the Dynamics of Learning in Perceptrons
The failure of society to pay good K-12 teachers what they are worth.
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
Teaching tips: strategies, research, and theory for university teachers.
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
Cognitive research - what’s in it for physics teachers? Phys.
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
Traditionally, teachers were asked to prepare a large amount of questions with answers, that were organized into homogeneous groups, one for each topic.
WebTeach in practice: the entrance test to the Engineering faculty in Florence
This plug-in, other than offering teachers a web interface to WebTest, can be used for teaching computer programming, or generally computer-related material like dynamical systems.
WebTeach in practice: the entrance test to the Engineering faculty in Florence
Ove Jepsen who are my LMTO teachers. I also greatly acknowledge Dr.
Program LMTART for Electronic Structure Calculations
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