The children‘s weaving in the appropriation of the space of CEU Butantã

Marcia Tostes Costa da Silva et al.


This article aims to analyze how children belonging to CEU Butantan (Unified Educational Center Professor Elizabeth Gaspar Tunala), located in the district of Butantan, in the city of São Paulo, appropriate this space by weaving the construction of their learning process. This is a section of research developed by the members of the Group of Studies and Research in Social Pedagogy (GEPESP), entitled -Dealing with new spaces: children and adolescents in the appropriation of the architectural complex of CEU Butantan (São Paulo), carried out throughout of the years 2019-2020, by Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie in its Postgraduate program in Art Education and History of Culture in partnership with Universities Siegen and Alanus, both from Germany. Initially, the concept of space is presented, seeking an approximation with the Historical-Cultural approach. Following, three episodes experienced by children who inhabit the CEU Butantan are exposed, to elucidate the discussion.

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