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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.

More about me (spanish) in this video

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 High 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 present.

Currently: Programming Didactics 01

Previously: Software Engineering 1 and 2 UBA. Introduction to Programming, Programming 01 and 02, Algebra Functional Programming. Computer Science Teory.