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About Pamela Hall

Pamela D. Hall- Founder/Blogger/Managing Director: Wife. Mom. Teacher. Lover of God, cappuccino, and chocolate. Leader. Ordinary with an extraordinary desire to make a positive difference in the lives of others particularly children. Click here to read more as Pamela share’s her story and passion.
701, 2016

5 Free & Fun Reading Apps For Kids

Originally posted on Moms Magazine
We need to prepare students for their future, not our past.–Ian Jukes
These reading apps for kids are sure to spark some interest and develop a love for literacy. I search and reviewed many apps to find these five that are filled with good reading skills as well as free.

The Forest […]

301, 2016

6 Ways To Make Reading A Tasty Treat

I hear many kids say things like: “Reading’s not my thing. I’m a sports guy.” or “I hate reading.” I just don’t believe it. I tend to believe this quote:

“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” J.K. Rowling

Reading is truly delightful. I know. I used to be the kid that […]

1911, 2015

A Christmas Countdown That Gets Kids Reading

He who hasn’t Christmas in his heart will never find it under the tree.
~ Roy L. Smith

A Christmas countdown is part of our yearly Christmas traditions. I just love advent calendars and the excitement that mounds as our family counts the days down to Christmas. I love the visual representation of advent calendars and […]

1411, 2015

Picture Book Month: 5 Favorites & Why

Before they read words, children are reading pictures. ~ David Weisner

November is picture book month. Picture book month is an international initiative to encourage everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books. Picture books pack amazing benefits for kids. Here are just a few of the many benefits:

Strengthen relationships

Increase vocabulary

Increase empathy

Promote reading and learning

Promotes imagination

Promotes comprehension

Sets […]

111, 2015

6 Keys To Making The Classics Come Alive

“Many of the greatest books are like a forest. The best way to get to know them is to wander right into the middle and get lost.” ~ Anthony Esolen

I was fortunate to write an article about getting kids hooked on the classics.  Nowadays, kids have so, so many options in literature that is good, […]

2310, 2015

7 Top Magazines For Kids That Keep Them Reading

Magazines are delightful; they’re like stepping into a real world without all the pages of a novel. ~ Pamela Hall

Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with any of these companies. I am not doing a sponsored post for them. I am simply sharing what I think are quality magazines that get children hooked on reading.
Do you […]

810, 2015

30 Days To Becoming A Better Writer

Be ruthless about protecting writing days… ~ J.K. Rowling

Writing is one of the most important life skills to have; yet, it is often overlooked and left out in school. Our kids need to be better writers, but many parents and teachers avoid writing because they are uncertain how to teach it correctly or assess it. […]

2609, 2015

9 Amazing Benefits Of A Family Nature Walk

Originally  posted on Moms Magazine

Let nature be your teacher ~ William Wordsworth

In the northern hemisphere, the leaves are already beginning to change color. Trees are displaying variegated leaves of greens, yellows, browns, reds, and oranges. When I step outside, I notice the air is getting chillier and has a familiar smell; hello autumn!
Autumn is a […]

1709, 2015

What Every Parent Needs To Know About The 5 R’s

“When I say to a parent, “read to a child”, I don’t want it to sound like medicine. I want it to sound like chocolate. ” — Mem Fox

I bet you’ve heard of the 3 R’s: reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic. But have you heard of the 5R’s? If you haven’t, you are going to be […]

1009, 2015

How To Read Aloud With Your Young Children

Originally posted on Moms Magazine

“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.” — Kate DiCamillo

Reading aloud with your child should always be a special time. It is the single most important thing you can do for your child to set them […]

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