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  • v. Present participle of unteach.

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Examples

  • I have been guilty of doing what I call unteaching using it as a pedagogical strategy before broaching the topic to be learnt.

    Brain rules – where does that leave us?

  • On a more general note, it has been my experience with elementary students that teaching physics involves “unteaching” in many cases.

    A Dark, Misleading Force

  • The fact that they offer a very intense 400 level course in evolution is pretty typical of most curricula. that said, the biology departments do have to spend some amount of time unteaching what is often presented in the required religion departments.

    Buttars: Evolution teachers in Utah "will be dealt with." - The Panda's Thumb

  • He says, “The conscientious study would be useful to humanity by teaching the use and unteaching the abuse of the Malthusian system,536 whereby the family is duly limited to the necessities of society.”

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Early impressions are the most lasting, and the hardest part of school work for the teacher is the unteaching of false ideas, and the correcting of imperfectly formed and partially understood ideas.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 286, June 25, 1881

  • He says, "The conscientious study would be useful to humanity by teaching the use and unteaching the abuse of the Malthusian system, [FN#536] whereby the family is duly limited to the necessities of society."

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Columbus was, not that of teaching, but that of unteaching: not of promulgating his own theory, but of eradicating the erroneous convictions of the judges before whom he had to plead his cause.

    The Life of Columbus

  • Sometimes, franchisors spend more time unteaching bad habits than they do teaching good ones.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • It's possible that unteaching machismo within could improve the institution's respect for the human rights of all.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • I had a great time unteaching these young minds about all their habits.

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