student teacher

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  1. 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 .

Other words from student teacher

  • student teaching, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for student teacher

student teacher

  1. 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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