Alicia Diazgranados is a second grade mathematics teacher at an urban public school in Los Angeles. The school is currently in its 2nd year of departmentalization (grades 2 through 5), led by the second grade team. Alicia is particularly interested in gaming theory and game design with respect to teaching mathematics. Her approach to learning is grounded in sociocultural theories and she maintains a strong emphasis on technology and the arts. She has been teaching for 7 years and will complete a master’s in education with a focus on social justice at the University of California, Los Angeles in June of 2008.