Mrs. Bennett chooses “education”

So, I think I will try this little project as well. So, I chose the word education, (it seemed appropriate enough!)

The etymology:

The word comes from the Latin root word educate -mid-15c., from L. educatus, pp. of educare “bring up, rear,educate,” which is related to educere “bring out,” from ex- “out”+ ducere “to lead” . Meaning “provide schooling” is first attested 1588 in Shakespeare.

“educate.” Online Etymology Dictionary. Douglas Harper, Historian. 03 Feb. 2012. <Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/educate>.

The Origin of the Word:
1525–35;  (< Middle French ) < Latin ēducātiōn-  (stem of ēducātiō), equivalent to ēducāt ( us ) ( see educate) + -iōn- -ion


So, the contemporary version of

ed·u·ca·tion 
[ej-oo-key-shuhn] noun

1.the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life.

2.the act or process of imparting or acquiring particular knowledge or skills, as for a profession.
3.a degree, level, or kind of schooling: a university education.
4.the result produced by instruction, training, or study: to show one’s education.
5.the science or art of teaching; pedagogics.
“education.” Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 03 Feb. 2012. <Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/education>.
The visual thesaurus above shows the different aspects of education, as a means of delivering or as a way of measuring information.
I like education, as both a student and a teacher.
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