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Learning to read in success educational actions in the early years of elementary school

Grant number: 16/01150-4
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2016
Effective date (End): February 28, 2017
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Education - Educational Teaching and Learning
Principal Investigator:Roseli Rodrigues de Mello
Grantee:Letícia Ferreira
Host Institution: Centro de Educação e Ciências Humanas (CECH). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil


The reading skills are critical in assessing the quality of education. Reading is an essential tool for learning other academic and social content, therefore, it is the focus of this project. The aim of the study is to verify the results obtained in learning to read, when students in the early years of elementary school, public school in the city of São Carlos, undergo success educational actions. The success educational actions are founding the proposed Learning Communities. The evaluation will take as a parameter the descriptors set by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), and the assessments of the Basic Education Evaluation System (SAEB). With the use of communicative methodology, the research will use observation techniques, interviews and communicative discussion groups; the activities also involve filming. For data validation, communicative methodology relies on the partnership and dialogue between researcher and research subjects. To the study, it is expected to contribute to the teaching practice and, above all, to the process of teaching and learning, announcing up possibilities that enhance student learning in relation to the instrumental dimension of reading.

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