Pam Allyn

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Pam Allyn is a world-renowned literacy expert, author, and motivational speaker. She is the Founder of LitWorld, a groundbreaking global literacy movement serving children across the United States and in more than 60 countries. Pam and LitWorld created LitCamp, in partnership with Scholastic, a transformational summer learning solution that combines social emotional learning and literacy skills development.

Pam is the author of 27 books for educators, leaders and families on reading, writing and quality learning, including Every Child a Super Reader (Scholastic, 2015), co-authored with Dr. Ernest Morrell.

Pam has received many awards for her work, including The Children’s Village Legacy of Service Award and the Scholastic Literacy Champion Award, both for bringing the joy and power of reading to children. She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Teachers College, Columbia University in April 2017.

Pam is featured widely in traditional press and on social media as a literacy expert for both families and educators. speaking to the power of education and literacy to transform lives and to create gender and racial equity and participatory citizenship in every child.


Defining Student Engagement Through the Lens of Literacy

Pam Allyn  //  Sep 9, 2021

World Read Aloud Day

Let’s Keep the Read-Aloud Going Year-Round

Pam Allyn  //  Feb 4, 2021

Health & Wellness

Tips for Curbing Educator Burnout

Pam Allyn  //  Nov 18, 2020

Teacher & Principal School Report

Discovering a Social-Emotional Lifeline Through Reading

Pam Allyn  //  Sep 17, 2020


7 Strengths to Support Our Students and Families at Home

Pam Allyn  //  Apr 21, 2020

World Read Aloud Day

Celebrate the Read-Aloud all Year Long: A Checklist for District Leaders

Pam Allyn  //  Jan 31, 2019


Reading is Like Breathing in; Writing is Like Breathing out

Pam Allyn  //  Dec 4, 2018

I Believe Every Child Can Become a Super Reader

Pam Allyn  //  Nov 16, 2015

Diversity is the Heartbeat of Our Humanity

Pam Allyn  //  Feb 19, 2015

On early learning: By the dawn’s early light

Pam Allyn  //  Dec 8, 2014

Cultivating school-to-home communication

Pam Allyn  //  Sep 25, 2013