Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Adolescence education definition. The act or process of educating or being educated.
The knowledge or skill obtained or developed by a learning process. The field of study that is concerned with the pedagogy of teaching and learning. An instructive or enlightening experience: Her work in an animal shelter was a real education. Hers, March 26, 1987 The charity comparison has been effectively linked with other subjects. Education, like neurosis, begins at home —Milton R.
Human beings, like plants, can be twisted into strange shapes if their training begins early enough and is vigilantly supervised. They will accept their deformation as the natural state of affairs and even take pride in it, as Chinese women once did in their crippled feet —Milton R. Sapirstein Sapirstein, a psychologist, used this simile to introduce a discussion about the educational impulse and its relationship to the educational process. It’s like a three-year-old kid with a computer in his hand who can multiply 10.