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educability

(SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION) the capacity to benefit from formal education, assumed to be affected by differences in patterns of child rearing and physical support.
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We would keep Philip Wickson a prisoner and educate him in our ethics and sociology.
During the former voyage of the Adventure and Beagle in 1826 to 1830, Captain Fitz Roy seized on a party of natives, as hostages for the loss of a boat, which had been stolen, to the great jeopardy of a party employed on the survey; and some of these natives, as well as a child whom he bought for a pearl-button, he took with him to England, determining to educate them and instruct them in religion at his own expense.
Even so, as I maintain, neither we nor our guardians, whom we have to educate, can ever become musical until we and they know the essential forms, in all their combinations, and can recognise them and their images wherever they are found, not slighting them either in small things or great, but believing them all to be within the sphere of one art and study.
Not so extraordinary, I replied, if you bear in mind that in former days, as is commonly said, before the time of Herodicus, the guild of Asclepius did not practise our present system of medicine, which may be said to educate diseases.
Eagles Educate members then split up the gathered donations of school supplies.
Educate internal and external audiences about nematodes, symptoms of nematode damage and the concept of AVICTA Complete Pak.
According to the board's director, "The parents' rights to personally educate their children would prevent the children from growing up to be responsible individuals within society.
The PME system is designed to educate and prepare officers to operate in a joint (multiservice) environment and equip them with the ability to generate quality tactical, operational, and strategic thought.
We can educate ourselves about the options for green building and renovating, and choose the best ones for us.
For example, a 2002 article "Flaws in Home Schooling Exposed" in the Independent Journal portrayed an especially awful situation of child abuse, polygamy and murder, and then cited freedom to home educate as a major contributing factor in the case.