Education in human values - The search for the third millennium
Once a week the parents replace teachers in the classroom. This was the routine in the last school year in the small town of Palotina, Parana. More precisely at the Municipal School Joaquim Monteiro. On this day, teachers gather to study human values and exchange experiences. The discipline that integrates the content of traditional subjects, is part of a new teaching which begins to be applied in various schools around the world. In Brazil, its adoption was facilitated by the new Law of Guidelines and Bases of National Education (LDB), which gives more freedom to compose their own colleges currículos.Na Paraná school that has classes from kindergarten to 4th grade, the principles of human values - truth, right action, peace, love and non-violence - are applied at all times and in all subjects. The guidance counselor of the Department of Education Palotina, Judith Sendtko told that teachers constantly seek to include the topic in their classes. "Teaching division, we can modify the problem formulation: a loving father who had two sons and wanted to divide equally among them ten apples ..." exemplified.