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KDSL talks with Pam Allyn of LitWorld

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KDSL Blog Talk Radio will talk with people and organizations working locally, domestically, and globally on innovative work related to education. The next show will be on Tuesday 29 January 2013 at 12noon EST with Pam Allyn. Pam is widely known as a motivational speaker advocating for reading and writing as human rights that belong to all people. Her personal quest to bring literacy to every child stems from a deeper desire to bring dignity to every child, and to empower children to read and write powerfully, effectively and with passion in ways that will change their worlds and the worlds of others. Her work has been featured on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Oprah Radio, The Huffington Post and in The New York Times.??Pam is the Executive Director and founder of LitWorld, and is also the Executive Director and founder of LitLife, a national organization dedicated to school improvement. She is the author of the acclaimed and award-winning "What To Read When: The Books and Stories To Read With Your Child-And All The Best Times To Read Them" (Penguin Avery) and the Complete Year Series (Scholastic), among other titles. Her most recent books are "Pam Allyn's Best Books for Boys: How To Engage Boys in Reading in Ways That Will Change Their Lives" (Scholastic), "Your Child’s Writing Life" (Penguin Avery), and "Be Core Ready: Powerful, Effective Steps to Implementing and Achieving the Common Core State Standards" (Pearson).??Pam is the 2012 Global Ambassador for Scholastic's Read Every Day, Lead a Better Life Campaign, she is on the English Language Arts Scope and Sequence Advisory Group for the New York City Department of Education, and the Advisory Boards of the Dream Charter School in Harlem, the Amherst College Center for Community Engagement, and James Patterson’s ReadKiddoRead.