Position

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Pisa (Italy)

email: anna.baccaglinifrank (at) unipi.it

ORCID: 0000-0002-8116-5370

web of science researcher ID: Q-4353-2019

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Current Research Domains

  • technology-enhanced learning (with particular focus on conjecture generation in dynamic geometry environments)

  • design based research for the development of mathematical activities for all grade levels

  • educational interventions for students manifesting persistent difficulties in mathematics learning

Peer-Reviewed Publications

(recent, since 2019)

Baccaglini-Frank, A. & Mariotti, M.A. (2021). Fostering sense-making in a STEM perspective through mathematical explorations coding with the GGBot in primary school. Paper submitted to CERME 12.

Lisarelli, G., Baccaglini-Frank, A. & Di Martino, P. (2021). From how to why: a quest for the common mathematical meanings behind two different division algorithms. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 63, 100897. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmathb.2021.100897

Lew, H-C., & Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2021). Creating constructive interference between the 4th Industrial Revolution (+ COVID 19) and the teaching and learning of mathematics. In Inprasitha, M., Changsri, N., Boonsena (Eds.). Proceedings of the 44th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 1 (pp. 76-84). Khon Kaen, Thailand: PME.

Miragliotta, E. & Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2021). Enhancing the skill of geometric prediction using dynamic geometry. Mathematics, 9(8), 821. https://doi.org/10.3390/math9080821

Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2021). To tell a story, you need a protagonist: how dynamic interactive mediators can fulfil this role and foster explorative participation to mathematical discourse. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 106(2), 291-312. DOI: 10.1007/s10649-020-10009-w Listen to the MathEdPodcast.com episode 2101: an interview about this paper.

Baccaglini-Frank, A., Santi, G., Del Zozzo, A., & Frank, E. (2020). Teachers’ perspectives on the intertwining of tangible and digital modes of activity with a drawing robot for geometry. Education Sciences, 2020 10(12), 387. DOI: 10.3390/educsci10120387

Signorini, G., Tocchet, M., & Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2020). From synthetic geometry to dynamic geometry and back: the case of circular inversion. Klein vignette for http://blog.kleinproject.org/

Maagaard Gregersen, R., & Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2020). Developing an analytical tool of the processes of justificational mediation. In Proceedings of the 10th ERME Topic Conference MEDA 2020, (pp. 451-458). ISBN 978-3-9504630-5-7

Baccaglini-Frank, A., Karagiannakis, G., Girelli, L., Pini, C., & Termine, C. (2020). Identificare profili di apprendimento matematico di bambini tra 6 e 12 anni: la standardizzazione italiana della batteria MathPro. Ricerc@zione, 12(1), 19-51. DOI:10.32076/RA12109

Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2020). Matematica, la scienza esatta è un retaggio del passato. Intervista per la rivista Exagère.

Baccaglini-Frank, A., Carotenuto, G., & Sinclair, N. (2020). Eliciting preschoolers’ number abilities using open, interactive environments. ZDM Mathematics Education, 52(4), 779-791. DOI:10.1007/s11858-020-01144-y.

Lisarelli, G., Poli, F. e Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2020). Progettare attività didattiche inclusive: un esempio di percorso sulle frazioni. RicercAzione, 11(1), 169-189. DOI: 10.32076/RA11109

Antonini, S., Baccaglini-Frank, A., & Lisarelli, G. (2020). From experiences in a dynamic environment to written narratives on functions. Digital Experiences in Mathematics Education, 6, 1-29. DOI: 10.1007/s40751-019-00054-3

Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2019). Dragging, instrumented abduction and evidence in processes of conjecture generation in a DGE. ZDM Mathematics Education, 51(5), 779-791. DOI: 10.1007/s11858-019-01046-8

Lisarelli, G., Antonini, S. & Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2019). Capturing ‘time’: characteristics of students’ written discourse on dynagraphs. Paper presented at CERME 11. https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-02435285v1


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Books and Book Chapters

(recent, since 2019)

Baccaglini-Frank, A., Di Martino, P., Mellone, M., Munarini, R. & Ramploud, A. (2021). Il bruco matematico. Erickson. Webinar di presentazione del libro (27 aprile 2021).

Baccaglini-Frank, A., & Di Martino, P. (2021). Cultural differences and sensitivities in the mathematics classroom. In D. Lucangeli (Ed.), Understanding Atypical Development: Dyscalculia, (pp. 120-149). Routledge. ISBN:978-1-138-38987-8.

Bartolini Bussi, M.G., & Baccaglini-Frank, A. (in press). Apprendimento della matematica: considerazioni cognitive e didattiche. In G. Stella e M. Scorza (Eds.), Working Title. Franco Angeli.

Mellone, M., Baccaglini-Frank, A., & Martignone, F. (2020). Measuring rice in early-childhood education activities: a bridge across discrete and continuous magnitudes. In M. Carlsen, I. Erfjord, and P. S. Hundeland (Eds.), Mathematics Education in the Early Years, (pp. 161-176). Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-34776-5_10

Baccaglini-Frank, A. & Di Martino, P. (2019). Mathematical Learning Difficulties and Dyscalculia. In S. Lerman (eds), Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education. Springer, Cham. ISBN:978-3-319-77487-9, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77487-9.


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Selected Presentations

(recent, since 2019)

(2021). Baccaglini-Frank, A. Plenary lecture "Shifts from teaching mathematics with technology to teaching mathematics through technology: a focus on mathematical discussion." ICTMT15, Copenhagen, September 13-16.

(2021). Baccaglini-Frank, A. Plenary Panel discussant at the PME 44 conference, July, Khon Kaen, Thailand. Paper: "Creating constructive interference between the 4th Industrial Revolution (+COVID 19) and the teaching and learning of mathematics".

(2020) Mariotti, M.A. & Baccaglini-Frank, A. "Usare artefatti per aprire porte al discorso matematico", intervento su invito al XXIII Convegno Nazionale GRIMeD, 28 novembre, 2020.

(2020). Baccaglini-Frank, A. Intervento alla Tavola Rotonda "Difficoltà in Matematica" nel ciclo "L’insegnamento della matematica tra ricerca didattica e prassi scolastica" organizzato da AIRDM e CIIM, 30 ottobre.

(2020). Baccaglini-Frank, A. Navigating the treacherous waters of interdisciplinary research: crossing boundaries between mathematics education and psychology. Invited YERME webinar, September 23.

Baccaglini-Frank, A. (2020). Matematica, la scienza esatta è un retaggio del passato. Intervista per Exagère.

(2019) Baccaglini-Frank, A. "Task design in mathematics education: which objectives? with which theoretical tools? (in my research experience)". Seminar at the University of Uppsala, November 12, 2019.

(2019) Baccaglini-Frank, A. 'Far di conto' nella scuola primaria: difficoltà di apprendimento...o d'insegnamento?. Evento Matematica e Digitale presso il Senato della Repubblica. Video degli interventi qui.

(2019) Baccaglini-Frank, A. "Come aprire nuove porte per favorire l'accesso al linguaggio della matematica". A "AmareMatica5", 11 ottobre 2019, Perugia.

(2019) Baccaglini-Frank, A. Maintaining dragging in a DGE: a psychological model for conjecture generation and implications for task design in geometry. Invited symposium on The interplay between educational designs and developing theories of learning at the ESERA conference, August 26-31, Bologna, Italy. Symposium abstracts, slides.

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Posters

(recent, since 2019)

(2020). Maagaard Gregersen, R., Baccaglini-Frank, A., & Jankvist, U.T. The processes of justificational mediation - developing an analytical model. Poster presented at Matematikdidaktikkens dag 2020: Algebra!, March 6, 2020, Aarhus University, Denmark.


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