Elementary Education; Educational Technology; Language Education and Multilingualism; Learning Sciences; Social Studies Education
Grace Xing is a first-year PhD student in the Department of Learning and Instruction. She hopes to design an evidence-based curriculum for children from disadvantaged families in developing countries to support their development. Her research interests include child development, the heterogeneous causes and impacts of disparity of their development, and opportunities to integrate technology with curriculum. Grace enjoys combining insights from fieldwork and diverse datasets. She holds a Masters in Child Developmental and Educational Psychology in Psychology Development from Capital Normal University and a BA in Chinese Materia Medica from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine. She spent several years exploring the relationship between parental corporal punishment and child development outcomes. Grace loves hiking, eating delicious food from around the world, exploring new places and reading.