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IANNI, Octávio. The teaching of social sciences in the 1st and 2nd degrees. Cad. CEDES [online]. 2011, vol.31, n.85, pp. 327-339. ISSN 0101-3262. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32622011000300002.
Lecture in the Department of Education and Pedagogical Standards of the State of São Paulo (cenp/sp) in 1985 at the height of a campaign for inclusion of the discipline Sociology in the Brazilian curriculum. This is a historical record of a teacher's participation in this debate. In this text the author stresses the important role of Sociology in school, allowing students to question and think up new possibilities of living in society.
Keywords : Social Sciences; Education; Sociology curriculum.