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.
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Origin of student teacher
First recorded in 1905–10
Also called intern, practice teacher.
Related formsstudent teaching, noun
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for student teacher
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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