Andrew Arevalo, known as Gameboydrew, is a game-designer, speaker, and fourth-grade GATE teacher in Southern California. As a former GATE student himself, Andrew is passionate about leveraging blended learning, the power of play, and design thinking to support and ignite student curiosity. As a testament, Andrew and his students co-designed an original learning game to foster motivation, number sense, and reasoning skills. Using the game, Andrew has been able to empower all subgroups by sparking their creative voice. Moreover, he is the 2019 CUE Emerging Teacher of the Year.