student teacher

noun

: a student who is engaged in practice teaching

Examples of student teacher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Advertisement The strike was voted on by members of United Auto Workers Local 4811, which represents about 48,000 graduate student teacher assistants, tutors, researchers and other academic workers. Salvador Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, 20 May 2024 The student teachers are given a key that includes answers as well as the questions and prompts to help their fellow students answer them on their own. Luis Melecio-Zambrano, The Mercury News, 13 May 2024 State legislation passed in 2021 and 2023 also opened the door for student teachers to work as long-term substitutes without any waiting period. Jackie Valley, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 May 2024 In the Dartmouth and U.S.C. cases, lawyers on both sides have compared football and basketball players to high school players, professional athletes, marching band drummers, graduate student teachers, dining hall workers, cheerleaders, hot dog vendors and ticket takers. Billy Witz, New York Times, 18 Mar. 2024 Graduate student teachers — some represented by the U.A.W. — have been on strike at universities across the country since April. Neal E. Boudette, New York Times, 14 July 2023 The Marian student teachers get to control every aspect of the class while also having a teacher on hand to help whenever needed and to provide daily feedback. The Indianapolis Star, 26 July 2023 Christian university, school district face off over student teachers Deputies were unable to track the suspect down as the phone number listed did not exist, the Sheriff's Office said. Andrea Morabito, The Arizona Republic, 12 Apr. 2023 The summer school program gives student teachers more hands-on practice of teaching in a classroom earlier in their education. The Indianapolis Star, 26 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of student teacher was in 1847

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“Student teacher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/student%20teacher. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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