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SCHRIJNEMAEKERS, Stella Christina and PIMENTA, Melissa de Mattos. High school Sociology: writing a section for the project São Paulo Faz Escola. Cad. CEDES [online]. 2011, vol.31, n.85, pp. 405-423. ISSN 0101-3262. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32622011000300006.
The paper presents how occurred the elaboration and approval of the curriculum proposed for sociology in High School, its guiding principles and general characteristics. It reflects on the format idealized by the Department of Education (see) for the project São Paulo Faz Escola, in consideration of the limitations and conditions of the public, in terms of human resources and infrastructure. The text discusses the challenges theoretical, methodological, didactic and pedagogical proposal to transform books for teachers and students, considering deadlines, sources of information, copyrights that ess had access, among other adaptations. Finally, the paper discusses the scope and limits of the proposal, considering the prolonged absence of sociology in school curricula, the lack of licensed teachers in the area and time spent on discipline in the curriculum.
Keywords : Sociology; High school; Public education; State of São Paulo.