PROFESSORES NA CORDA BAMBA: AS ATIVIDADES CIRCENSES NA FORMAÇÃO INICIAL ENQUANTO CONTEÚDO DA EDUCAÇÃO FÍSICA
CARAMÊS, Aline de Souza. TIGHTROPE TEACHERS: CIRCUS ACTIVITIES IN THE INITIAL FORMATION AS PHYSICAL EDUCATION SUBJECT. 2014. 114 f. Dissertação (Mestrado em Educação Física) - Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, 2014.
Caramês, Aline de Souza
This study started from the experiences with circus activities at school environment with the intention to take them to the university. It had as the main objective to verify the contributions and effects that the circus activities offered in an initial formation to physical education teachers and to the school students, which are taught by academics that are working as trainees. The methodology characterized as participating research that had a work proposal done with 10 academics of the physical education center of Santa Maria Federal University from the bachelor‟s degree, matriculated in the III Managed Curricular Trainee subject (elementary students). They participated from 12 reflexive meetings with theoretical and practical subjects about circus activities. At the same time the trainees had the opportunity to teach circus activities in their trainings. By the end they were submitted to an interview about the importance to work with this subject in the physical education. The trainees found some positives aspects as the help in the planning, student motivation s, increase and valorization of the physical education, expressiveness improvement and an establishment of social relations with the practices. They found some difficulties that were opposition in the school environment, difficulties to deal with some students, the lack of some adequate materials and a little time of formation. It is possible to conclude that the subject appropriation was relevant to the initial formation that makes possible the knowledge amplification of the future teachers related to the corporal practices.