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student teacher

noun
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.
Also called intern, practice teacher.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
Related forms
student teaching, noun
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Examples from the web for student teacher
  • The student teacher ratio is more double a normal high school.
  • Any school principal engaging in such behavior with a student teacher would be fired in an instant.
  • The supervisors filled out an observation record for each observation of a student teacher.
British Dictionary definitions for student teacher

student teacher

noun
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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