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María Virginia Brassesco


My research goal is to analyze how learning programming can contribute to cognitive abilities, in particular to abstraction. My advisor is Fernando Schapachnik.

Main interests: computational thinking, Abstract thinking; code design, computer science education, teacher education, Cognitive abilities, Cognitive assessment Educational, Primary Education

Email: mbrassesco (at)


[2020] TV Series: "Seguimos Educando". Canal Encuentro. YouTube Playlist.

[2019] Responsible for Computer Science talks for Secondary Schools.

[2017, 2018, 2019] Co-organizer of Computer Science Week.

[2017, 2018, 2019] Teaching assistant in Course for primary and secondary teachers. Programming and its didactics 1 and 2.


Teaching and planning courses at UniPe. Profesorado en Informática. Since 2020.

Teaching assistant at Departamento Computación UBA (Argentina) from 2015 to 2020.

Currently: Programming 01

Previously: Software Engineering 1 and 2 UBA.