student teacher

noun

Definition of student teacher

: a student who is engaged in practice teaching

Examples of student teacher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The obstacles these student teachers face are not their fault, said Kate Walsh, president of the National Council on Teacher Quality, a policy and research organization. Dakin Andone, CNN, "The next generation of teachers grapples with uncertainty as coronavirus shuts schools," 3 May 2020 More headlines: • School closures pushed out student teachers. Jessica Flores, USA TODAY, "Coronavirus live updates: US deaths near 10K ahead of 'hardest and saddest week'; Trump interrupts Fauci on hydroxychloroquine question," 6 Apr. 2020 One student teacher in Wetzel's program is Fields Dunston, an aspiring kindergarten teacher. Dakin Andone, CNN, "The next generation of teachers grapples with uncertainty as coronavirus shuts schools," 3 May 2020 Now, the student teacher helps structure online lessons. jsonline.com, "Student teacher: For some, 'the world feels like it's on fire'," 7 Apr. 2020 As a student teacher at South Middle School in Eau Claire, Sierra Parce was planning to spend most of her senior year not on her college campus, but in a seventh grade classroom. jsonline.com, "Student teacher: For some, 'the world feels like it's on fire'," 7 Apr. 2020 Jillian Bershtein, professor and student teacher supervisor at The College of New Jersey, thinks there are many positives to sticking to a set roster. Claire Gillespie, TheWeek, "A guide to 'good enough' homeschooling," 7 Apr. 2020 The lawsuit filed last week names the Lakeview Local School District, a teacher, the student teacher, and a school nurse as defendants. BostonGlobe.com, "Most read on BostonGlobe.com," 30 Oct. 2019 The partnership calls for A&M San Antonio to place student teachers in the school for a year and pay their salaries. Krista Torralva, ExpressNews.com, "Edgewood ISD pursues school-management deals with A&M-San Antonio," 22 Jan. 2020

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1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Student teacher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/student%20teacher. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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student teacher

noun

English Language Learners Definition of student teacher

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

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