Junghyun Ahn is an Ed.D. student in the Instructional Technology and Media program at Teachers College, Columbia University. She earned a B.S. in Child and Family Studies from Kyunghee University in Korea, a M.A. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College, Columbia University, and an Ed.M. in Mind, Brain and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Before transferring to the Ed.D. program in Instructional Technology and Media, she studied in the Research in Special Education program at Teachers College. Her research interest is to create technology applications to enhance reading comprehension and language learning for struggling learners, including those with disabilities and English as a Second Language learners, through embodied and grounded cognition.