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The contribution of João Dias da Silveira to the debate on the teaching of Geography, in the context of Escola Nova

Grant number: 22/05527-6
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2022
Effective date (End): December 31, 2023
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Geography
Principal Investigator:Márcia Cristina de Oliveira Mello
Grantee:Natalya Crivellaro Pires
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências, Tecnologia e Educação. Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Ourinhos. Ourinhos , SP, Brazil


Documentary and bibliographic research emphasize the importance of excursions in the teaching of Geography through the eyes of Professor João Dias da Silveira (1913 - 1973). Considered a consecrated university authority of his time, he became the first director of the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences, and Letters of the UNESP Campus in Rio Claro. The research aims to detail the characteristics of the geographic excursion teaching technique proposed by João Dias da Silveira, in 1936; reinforce João Dias da Silveira's contribution to the debate on the teaching of Geography in the context of Escola Nova; to verify the relevance of João Dias da Silveira's research in the experience of students at ETEC Ourinhos in conjunction with the "Nós Propomos!" Project.(AU)

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