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noun

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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Also called intern, practice teacher .

Origin of student teacher

First recorded in 1905–10

OTHER WORDS FROM student teacher

student teaching, noun
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student teacher

noun

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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