student teacher

noun

Definition of student teacher

: a student who is engaged in practice teaching

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First Known Use of student teacher

1847


STUDENT TEACHER Defined for English Language Learners

student teacher

noun

Definition of student teacher for English Language Learners

  • : a student who is learning how to teach and practicing teaching for the first time


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