eduspeak

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

education +‎ -speak

Noun[edit]

eduspeak (uncountable)

  1. (informal) The jargon used by educators.
    • 1992, C Fraser Smith, Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor:
      He generally spoke without academic mannerism, though on occasion he dipped into the over-wrought thickets of eduspeak to find words like “antithetical” or “foci” or “interface.”
    • 2003, Raymond E. Lemley, Straight talk for principals
      The new eduspeak talks about "enhancing," "promoting self-awareness," "sharing," "networking," "modeling," and other assorted activities.