student teacher


: a student who is engaged in practice teaching

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Teacher Karly LaOrange sat in a circle with three English learners who were struggling with phonics, while a student teacher paged through the same workbook as LaOrange with a larger group of readers, already on grade level. Neal Morton, al, 3 Nov. 2022 Downing was a student teacher at Broad Ripple and taught P.E. to Woodson. Tyler Tachman, The Indianapolis Star, 31 Oct. 2022 In a statement, the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District said Cal State Fullerton is the only university to halt student teacher placements in the system. Los Angeles Times, 19 Oct. 2022 As a student teacher at Wheatley, Andrade, who graduated from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia, said teaching virtually was difficult in 2020. Arthur Jones Ii, ABC News, 8 July 2022 Moore started his career in 1996 as a student teacher at Hall High School, and soon afterward became a history teacher at Conard High School. Don Stacom,, 25 Feb. 2022 Priscilla said much of her first year as a student teacher has involved reviewing past material to get her class up to speed. Christina Maxouris And Christina Zdanowicz, CNN, 5 Feb. 2022 Pajkos taught 4th grade as a student teacher, then spent a few years teaching 5th grade but realized her calling was to help upper grade students. Janice Neumann,, 4 Feb. 2022 The show also featured Denise Nicholas as a high school guidance counselor and Karen Valentine as a student teacher, with Mr. Constantine as the cynical but charming Principal Seymour Kaufman. Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2021 See More

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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