The STEP method in the training of pedagogical students

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The STEP method in the training of pedagogical students


Terzieva Galena Todorova

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The main purpose of this study is to examine the extent to which students majoring in "Pre-school and primary school pedagogy" master the adaptation of mobile games for children with cerebral palsy through the STEP method. The training includes 47 third-year participants. It was conducted online during the summer semester of the academic year 2021/2022 and includes the following methods – lectures, discussions, case studies.

The combined assessment shows that the share of students who develop high-level skills needed to apply the STEP method in the adaptation of mobile games for children with cerebral palsy is the largest – 55.3%. 34% of the participants experience some difficulties in various aspects of the modification, as this determines their average level of proficiency, and in 10.6% the level remains low.


inclusive education
adapted physical education
mobile games
children with cerebral palsy


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