Word of the Day: Teach

Teach/teach 

  1. VERB: to impart knowledge of a specific topic to an individual or group in a formal educational setting

“As a teacher you may teach a class, but each child should still feel uniquely taught.” Robert John Meehan (1902-1963)

  1. VERB: to guide individuals or a group through instruction by beliefs, thoughts or experiences

“Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring”  –William Alexander (1905-1993)

  1. VERB: to train an individual or group by practice or exercise

“The scars of others should teach us caution.” –Saint Jerome (342-420AD)

  1. VERB: to instill a certainty that negative behavior has consequences

“One of the hardest things to teach a child is that the truth is more important than the consequences.” –Orlando A. Battista (1917-1995)