- a student who is studying to be a teacher and who, as part of the training, observes classroom instruction or does closely supervised teaching in an elementary or secondary school.
Origin of student teacher
First recorded in 1905–10
Also called intern, practice teacher.
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Examples from the Web for student teacher
The student-teacher should rearrange them as they would occur in the child's learning process.
For this reason, the student-teacher may profitably make himself acquainted with the main conditions of retention and recall.
- a person who is teaching in a school for a limited period under supervision as part of a course to qualify as a teacher
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