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A college student pursuing a degree in education who teaches in a classroom under the supervision of an experienced, certified teacher. Also called practice teacher.
student teaching n.
(Education) a person who is teaching in a school for a limited period under supervision as part of a course to qualify as a teacher
a person studying to be a teacher who does closely supervised teaching in an elementary or secondary school.Also called intern, practice teacher.
stu′dent teach′ing, n.