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The Juana Manso educational platform has been renewed and added a videoconferencing and chat system

Laura Marés, General Manager of Educ.ar, gave details on the advances in educational methods based on last year's experiences. The commitment to hybrid and non-synchronicity

Education in times of pandemic has raised a series of topics that begin with the impact of technologies in educational sciences. The incorporation of platforms to give education to children and adolescents was implemented using the tools that were closest to hand. During and after these experiences throughout 2020, educators have tried to conceptualize what has been done and learned. There are some conclusions such as that dichotomy is not between the face-to-face and the virtual, but between the face-to-face and the non-face-to-face.

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