Cadernos de Pesquisa

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List of Papers (Total 219)

Histórias sociais e singulares de inclusão: exclusão na aula de química

This article discusses the inclusion/exclusion of students in chemistry classrooms based on singular histories. These histories were constructed from a set of data that includes interviews, socio-economic and cultural questionnaires, classroom observation and video data taken from one teaching sequence in two high schools from Belo Horizonte. The data of a sample of students are...

Formação docente e educação inclusiva

Regardless of recent efforts to overcome the school exclusion, the school failure myth persists and it imposes itself as a device for social banning and perpetuation of the marginalized condition in which the vast majority of the Brazilian population lives. It severely impairs the implementation of a national project for an inclusive and emancipating education. This text analyses...

A didática na perspectiva multi/intercultural em ação: construindo uma proposta

This article arises from the 2003-2006 research project "Assigning a New Concept to Instruction, with a Multi/Intercultural Approach", sponsored by the National Council for Research of Brazil. The main goal was to develop and implement an undergraduate instruction course, of an exploratory nature and with a multi/intercultural perspective, inspired on the action-research approach...

Children’s performance in written language and teacher’s perception

The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between the performance of 110 second-grade public school children in reading and writing words and texts and the teacher’s judgement of such skills. Significant correlations between students’ performance and teachers’ perception of these skills were found. The teacher’s assessment of students’ reading competence at the end...

Estudantes e avaliação da universidade: um estudo conjunto Brasil-Portugal

This article addresses student perception of university assessment. It draws on evidence from the second stage of study promoted by the international cooperation between CNPq (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development) and ICCTI (Institute of International Science and Technology Cooperation). In the study, 476 students from two public universities in Brazil...

Políticas e práticas de conciliação entre família e trabalho no Brasil: issues and policies in Brazil

The aim of this paper is to discuss the problems related to the reconciliation of work and family responsibilities in the recent process of family structure and labor market transformation in Brazil. Based on data from the National Sample Household Survey of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, it outlines the changes in Brazilian family and participation of women...

Ética, moral e civismo: difícil consenso

Discussions around the concept of ethics, moral and civism have been and still are present in the educational field, either through disciplines such as Education, Moral and Civics Education, Brazilian Social and Political Organization, Studies of Brazilian Problems, either through Religious Education or, more recently, through the adoption of transversal themes. Between 1997 and...

Representações dos professores sobre saber histórico escolar

This article presents some results of a field research carried out in 2002 with the aim of understanding how History teachers in the secondary school represent the school historical knowledge produced daily in their relationship with the students. The research was formulated based on Henri Lefebvre's representation theory and adopted an interpretative participant observation...

Qual pedagogia para aos alunos em dificuldade escolar?

To repeat the year does not help students with difficulties. Several studies about the effects of grade repetition show that in general students who do poorly and start again the same school year progress less than weak students who are promoted. Which pedagogical measures are necessary to combat school failure? The aim of this article is to review what empirical studies reveal...

Origem social e risco de repetência: interação raça-capital econômico

Retention rate in Brazil is constant and still high since 1998, despite major improvement in its educational flux during the decade of 1990. Moreover, administrative data from the last two years indicates some tendency of greater retention. Using data from the 2001 Brazilian Assessment of Educational Progress, 8th grade, we investigated the relationship between social background...

Elementos para a formulação de diretrizes curriculares para cursos de pedagogia

The national debate around the educators' professional training system, the legal provisions and the curricular guidelines remains open. The recent homologation of the Resolution of the National Council of Education CNE about the national curricular guidelines for the Pedagogy courses brought about more problems than solutions. Laws and regulatory provisions, by their nature...

Curricular guindelines for the pedagogy course: long and unfinished trajectory

This article addresses the discussions about the definition of curricular guidelines for the Pedagogy Course, as well as the oppositions to them, which occurred after the passage of the National Educational Guidelines and Framework Law of 1996. It focuses the process of mobilization and resistance of the institutions in the educational area in order to ensure teaching as the...

Leituras da cidade e educação

In this study, modern city is focused as one of society's way of existence, as a polyphonic space and in its relations with Education. More than a geographical landscape, it is reinforced the idea of city as a symbol to be disclosed, as a place that should be that of the citizen. In this sense, it is worth to question: What is to be a citizen today? Who owns the word in modern...

Relações macro/micro na pesquisa em currículo

This study analyses macro/micro relationships on PhD and master thesis on curriculum of basic education (from zero to seventeen years old) produced by the Graduate Programs in Education in Southeast Brazil, between 1996 and 2002.

A study on day-care centers as development context

Preparing the classroom environment for babies and toddlers has been a current challenge for day care center's professionals all over the world. Despite the fact that young children in Brazil have been traditionally looked after by family members, the number of parents looking for quality day care centers is growing rapidly. Therefore, having groups of babies and toddlers...

Construção da identidade docente: relatos de educadores de educação infantil

This work has a double goal: a) to provide evidences that help to understand learning-identity and theory-practice relationships constructed during a teacher-education formation program; and, b) to identify if such relationships are modified by the formative experiences. At the end of the program, each participant produced a paper in a self-narrative form, that was analyzed...

Política curricular no Estado de São Paulo nos anos 1980 e 1990

Study on the curricular policy for the first grades of elementary school implemented in the State of São Paulo in the eighties and nineties. It examines the prescribed curriculum by comparing it to the practical contexts of curricular development. The research reveals that the curricular policy of that period was very much connected with academic production on education. It...

Engenheiras brasileiras: inserção e limites de gênero no campo profissional

This article reviews the evolution of the presence of women in engineering courses and occupations based on official statistical data. It aims to investigate the professional experience and expertise of both male and female engineers and their representations about their occupation and on the place given to women in it. The article also discusses some of the gender limitations...

A circularidade virtuosa: investigação sobre duas escolas no Rio de Janeiro

This paper systematizes the preliminary results of a research program conducted by the Research Group on Sociology of Education of Rio de Janeiro Catholic University - Soced/PUC-Rio - on the characteristics of 8th graders (the 13-14 age group) attending two renowned private schools in Rio de Janeiro. It deals with an aspect of the corpus of this research that addresses...

Work and education of day care center educators in Botucatu: critical reflections

Considering the current concern to create on-the-job training programs for day care center educators, we have studied eight municipal day care centers in Botucatu, a town in São Paulo State. Our objective was getting to know educators' work and education conditions based on data that allow assessing the initial and continued education procedures applied to them, underlying...

Em busca de metodologias investigativas com as crianças e suas culturas

This article features reflections on investigative methodologies with children and their cultures from the point of view of Sociology of Childhood. This theoretical field considers children as social actors that build fight strategies by means of their peer cultures. The Brazilian academic production on children and their cultures does not have yet a tradition of studies on the...

O significado da experiência escolar para segmentos das camadas médias

The objective of this text is to disclose the meaning of school education for middle class youngsters who are students of a private confessional institution in the South zone of Rio de Janeiro city. Some questions have served as the starting point for the research carried out from 2001 to 2003: How do students with this social, economic, and educational profile frame their role...

Difusão da pesquisa educacional entre profissionais do ensino e círculos acadêmicos

This article presents the results of a research carried out in Quebec on the needs, expectancies, representations, and knowledge among education system agents concerning the forms, modalities, and practices that they use, and that they may and should use in the process of transferring and disclosing teaching research results. Semi-structured interviews with the main agents of the...

Escola como objeto de estudo nos trabalhos acadêmicos brasileiros: 1981/1998

In order to review the main trends in brazilian research on basic education we analyse academic production (master's and doctorate thesis) presented at the Education postgrade programs in the period 1981-1988. The studies were selected through four keywords: school, school knowledge, teachers and students. We have developed a specific protocol with 17 questions to collect and...

Knowledge in a journey through pedagogical manuals (Portugal - Brazil)

This paper intends to systematize and deepen the questioning regarding the space of Education Pedagogical, Didactic, Methodological, and Practical manuals, used in courses for future teachers, in the national and international production and circulation of pedagogical and professional discourse. The reflection continues previous studies by the authors from a comparative socio...