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Jouer pour quoi ? L'école c'est pour apprendre ! Étude de cas d'une ludothèque dans le contexte scolaire

Abstract : This thesis aims at understanding how play is structured in a school toy-library. This is possible through the analysis of meaning given to the act of playing and to the toy library, as well as the learning experiences acquired there and the contribution of these experiences to the process of subject formation. It also deals with the paradoxes of the act of playing at school and the contradictions between the play as a right and its (im)possibilities nowadays. This work is based on the understanding of human constitution, their learning processes and the act of playing according to historical-cultural psychology. This research used, as subjects, students from primary school who attended the toy library during school hours and its pedagogical team from a state school in Florianópolis, Brazil. As part of the database, we also find interviews, documents concerning the toy library and the students in addition to a questionnaire sent to the families and video recordings. The analysis of indicators and of discourse showed the multiple social voices in the discourse of the subjects and translated their views of play as being both a free and controlled activity and the toy library as a place to learn. The analysis also revealed the contradictions and tensions resulting from the movement of control and resistance, both from the adult work and the children's play. They also pointed out that that these experiences were enriching and formative for all the subjects. Even though these experiences sometimes seemed incompatible with the specifics of toy-libraries or school objectives, they were frequently in tandem with, or even surpassed them.
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Leila Lira Peters. Jouer pour quoi ? L'école c'est pour apprendre ! Étude de cas d'une ludothèque dans le contexte scolaire. Education. Université Paris-Nord - Paris XIII, 2009. Français. ⟨tel-00981161⟩



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