In this powerful essay, Juan F. Carrillo, a teacher educator in Austin, Texas, reflects on an encounter with a first-year Latina teacher, Christina, who has decided to leave the profession. Despite successfully learning and applying critical pedagogy, Christina finds herself isolated and frustrated, stuck between a societal push for standardized success and her own desire to nurture transformation among her students. In listening to Christina's experiences, Carrillo grapples with his own responsibilities as a teacher educator.
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Research Article| April 05 2010
Teaching That Breaks Your Heart: Reflections on the Soul Wounds of a First-Year Latina Teacher
Harvard Educational Review (2010) 80 (1): 74–81.
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Juan Carrillo; Teaching That Breaks Your Heart: Reflections on the Soul Wounds of a First-Year Latina Teacher. Harvard Educational Review 1 April 2010; 80 (1): 74–81. doi: https://doi.org/10.17763/haer.80.1.j2233x37531420j4
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