The Inclusive Potential of Educational Robotics

  • Ana Maria Diniz Canet Centro Universitário FEI
  • Flávio Tonidandel Centro Universitário FEI


Educational Robotics favors the development of reasoning, teamwork and the socialization of knowledge. In this work, using this educational technology as a learning mediator, its inclusive potential for students with disabilities in elementary school questioned. The objective of this study is verify the inclusive potential of educational robotics and what are the difficulties the robotics teachers present in the inclusion of students with disabilities. This research is qualitative and quantitative. It involves a bibliographic research and a questionnaire answered by the Professor of Support to Pedagogical Projects of Educational Technologies (PAPP TEC) of the Municipal Schools of São Bernardo do Campo. The questionnaire used the free Google Forms tool. The multiple-choice answers received statistical treatment and the open question analyzed using Bardin's content analysis. In the questionnaire and in the semi-structured interview, the teachers pointed out the need for training actions, collaborative action by support professionals (Technical Guidance Team and specialist teachers in the areas of disabilities) and access to assistive technology for the development of the inclusive potential of robotics.
Palavras-chave: Training, Conferences, Educational technology, Assistive technologies, Cognition, Teamwork, Internet, Educational Robotics, School Inclusive, Teacher Training
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CANET, Ana Maria Diniz; TONIDANDEL, Flávio. The Inclusive Potential of Educational Robotics. In: SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE ROBÓTICA E SIMPÓSIO LATINO AMERICANO DE ROBÓTICA (SBR/LARS), 19. , 2022, São Bernardo do Campo/SP. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2022 . p. 412-417.