Xiaodong Lin-Siegler, PhD

Director, Education for Persistence and Innovation Center (EPIC); Professor of Cognitive Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University; Co-Author, “Even Einstein Struggled: Effects of Learning About Great Scientists’ Struggles on High School Students’ Motivation to Learn Science” (2016, Journal of Educational Psychology); Her work was press released by the American Psychological Association and since then over 25 news media publicized her work, including NPR Morning News Edition, CBS News, PBS Kids, PBS SciTech program, Science, Atlantic Quartz, BBC News, News India, China’s People Daily, etc. Recently, Professor Lin was elected to serve as chief education expert advisory board of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). As a Chinese American, Professor Xiaodong Lin had also been deeply involved in China's education reform and development.


Reaching for Greatness

Westin Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA  November 16-18, 2018

Motivating with STEAM

Even Einstein Struggled: How the Mistakes of Great Minds Can Motivate STEM Learning