Sihan Yang is a current student in the master’s program Language and Literacy at Harvard Graduate School of Education. She taught English as a foreign language in China for years before coming to Harvard. Now, she is working as a research assistant for the Education First project on writing development of English as a foreign language (EFL) learners from diverse language/cultural backgrounds. She is also a research assistant in the Harvard Lab for Developmental Studies on a project that examines infants’ ability to selectively encode an actor’s intentions based on their understanding of how syntax predicts meaning. Her interest lies in language and literacy development as well as assessment.