Robotics and Development of Intellectual Abilities in Children


  • Miguel Angel Pérez Alvarez



It is necessary to transform the educative experiences into the classrooms so that they favor the development of intellectual abilities of children and teenagers. We must take advantage of the new opportunities that offer information technologies to organize learning environments which they favor those experiences. We considered that to arm and to program robots, of the type of LEGO Mind Storms or the so called “crickets”, developed by M. Resnik from MIT, like means so that they children them and young people live experiences that favor the development of their intellectual abilities, is a powerful alternative to the traditional educative systems. They are these three tasks those that require a reflective work from pedagogy and epistemology urgently. Robotics could become in the proper instrument for the development of intelligence because it works like a mirror for the intellectual processes of each individual, its abilities like epistemologist and, therefore, is useful to favor those processes in the classroom.




How to Cite

Alvarez, Miguel Angel Pérez. 2006. “Robotics and Development of Intellectual Abilities in Children”. The International Review of Information Ethics 6 (December). Edmonton, Canada:84-90.