Diana Royea completed a BA Specialization in Psychology from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. She is currently enrolled in her first year in the M.A. Child Study program at Concordia University and works as a research assistant for Dr. Helena Osana. Diana's research interests include the development of children's mathematical cognition as it relates to curriculum and instruction in the mathematics classroom. For her thesis research, she currently exploring the nature of preservice teachers' knowledge of multiplicative structures and fractions.