Antero Garcia is an assistant professor in the graduate school of education at Stanford University. His work explores how technology and gaming shape learning, literacy practices, and civic identities. His research, which is focused on equitable teaching and learning opportunities for urban youth through the use of participatory media and gameplay, led Antero to co-design the Critical Design and Gaming School — a public high school in South Central Los Angeles. Antero received his Ph.D. in the Urban Schooling division of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Find him on Twitter @anterobot and on Facebook @anterobot.