Moving from Idealism Towards Hope
Chapter 7. TFA Idealism and the Hero Teacher Narrative
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TFA IDEALISM AND THE HERO TEACHER NARRATIVE
“Everybody in the teaching world knows that it’s going to take more than two years for you to be an outstanding teacher. If you’re an outstanding teacher in two years, then you’re an outlier or you’re really naive. [TFA is] setting people up to feel like failures. Like, they go in expecting to be Erin Gruwell and they are, you know, the 99.9 other percent of teachers.”
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