Psicologia Escolar e Educacional
versão impressa ISSN 1413-8557
AGUIAR, Wanda Maria Junqueira de e SOARES, Júlio Ribeiro. The preparation of a basic school teacher: contributions of the social-historical approach in Psychology. Psicol. esc. educ. [online]. 2008, vol.12, n.1, pp. 221-234. ISSN 1413-8557.
The goal of this study is to discuss the meanings attributed by a basic schooling teacher to her own in-service training. The method employed was the one proposed usually know as "signification centers construction", which tries to grasp the meanings attributed to facts, events and/or situations by focused individuals or groups, through a systematic elaboration of 'pre-indicators', 'indicators' and 'signification centers'. Recurrent interviews and analysis of the subject's available documents. In this paper, however, only one of these centers is fully explained affective mediation and its role in the process of becoming a teacher. That it allowed a better understanding about how the teacher articulated her training to her practice, i. e, to her way of acting as a teacher.
Palavras-chave : Psychology; Teacher education; Basic school.