Children’s Rights Advocate, Author, and Motivational Speaker
National Ambassador for Scholastic’s Open a World of Possible Initiative
Spokesperson for BIC Kids’ “Fight For Your Write” Campaign

“Independent reading is what everything else is built around. It should be the center of our classroom, not a supplement.” @pamallyn #NCTE15

 

pamandgirlsclub2Reading is like breathing in and writing is like breathing out, and storytelling is what links both: it is the soul of literacy. The most powerful tool that we have to strengthen literacy is often the most underused and overlooked, and that is a child’s own stories. – Pam Allyn