Research Grant from Tufts University Center for Children
US Citizenship granted in August 2008.
Member of Fayerweather Street School Board of Directors – Cambridge-Ma - 2003-2005
Member of Community Action Agency of Somerville-CAAS Board of Directors – 2009-2011.
United Ideas Award on Armed Conflicts Analytics – 2018 & 2019: https://uniteideas.spigit.com/conflictanalytics/Page/ViewIdea?ideaid=1078
Research & Publications:
Cavallo, A. (2003). “An investigation into ways that cultural gender roles interfere with the learning of science and engineering”. EuroLogo 2003 (http://www.eurologo.org/) Porto – Portugal.
Cavallo, A. & Couch, A. (2003). “ Researching and designing learning environments with Internet technology” International Conference on Multimedia and ICTs in Education Badajoz-Spain, 2003 (http://www.formatex.org/micte2003/acceptedabstracts.htm).
Cavallo, A. & Couch, A. (2004). Virtual Forum Theater: a CSCL for underprivileged children. XXXI SEMISH - Integrated Seminar of Software and Hardware. Salvador, Brazil. August 2004.
Cavallo, A. (2003). “ Researching and designing learning environments with internet technology”, Poster at XIV SBIE-Brazilian Conference of Informatics in Education RJ-Brazil, 2003.
Cavallo, D., Blikstein, P., Sipitakiat, A., Cavallo, A. et. al. (2004). “The City that We Want: Generative Themes, Constructionist Technologies and School/Social Change.” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT’04.
Cavallo, A. (2004). Applying Brecht’s and Boal’s Theories to Virtual Forum Theater. Presented at the 10th Annual Pedagogy & Theater of the Oppressed International Conference. Omaha, USA. April, 2004
Cavallo,A., Couch, A., Chow, M., Horn, M. (2005) “Virtual Forum Theatre – A CSCL Environment for Scenario Generation and Rehearsal for Change.” Presented at Computer Assisted Learning – CAL’05 Virtual Learning? University of Bristol, UK, 2005.
Cavallo,A., Couch,A., Bers,M. (2007) “Design-based research on virtual forum theatre.” Presented at Computer Assisted Learning – CAL’07 Development, Disruption & Debate Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2007.
Cavallo, A. (2007). “Virtual Forum Theater: Sharing thoughts and experience online to solve conflicts.” Presented in the symposium Developmental Technologies: Positive uses of technology for youth learning and development at the 2007 Society of Research in Child Development Conference, Boston, MA.
Cavallo,A., Couch,A. (2008). Virtual Forum Theater: collaborative playmaking to explore unjust situations In: 15th International Conference of the Association for Learning Technology - ALT-C 2008: Rethinking the Digital Divide, 2008, Leeds.
Cavallo, A. (2010). Chaired "Panel Digital Media Production and Social Change" and presented "Virtual Forum Theater: Creating and Sharing Drama to Resolve Conflicts" at Digital Media and Learning Conference, San Diego, February 2010.
Pollock, M., Mello, A., Kimczack, S. & al. (2011). “Building OneVille: Understanding and Improving Communication Ecosystems in Education”. Presented at Ethnography in Education Research Forum. Philadelphia, February 2011.
Xiang, L., Mello, A., Ackerman, R. (2019). Launching a User-Generated Content Campaign to Promote PUMA’s Social Contributions. 2019 IEEE Big Data Conference, Los Angeles-USA.
Saxena M., Mello, A., Kasparian, M. (2019). “Bridging the gap between competencies and assessment data: Professional, SAIL, & Outcomes”. Conference for Advanced Learning, Northeastern University – Boston.