International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Choices of a Group of Chemistry Trainee Teachersusing Thematic Teaching/Learning Materials
Daniela Martins BucciniPena, Ana Luiza de Quadros

Since social historical psychology has led us to take into account the ideas that students take to the classroom, teacher training courses have been committed to prepare them for this task. This study was conducted in an attempt to choices that the in-training chemistry teachers make when developing classes having a thematic didactic material that associates Science, Technology and Society (STS) assumptions, in particular, teaching based on themes. The weekly meetings and the school classes were filmed and analysed. The classes were very interactive and sometimes dialogic. The teaching/learning materials made it easier the appropriation of some contemporary trends on teaching contributed to the construction of a more reflective practice.

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