The Money Question. The What Next Question.

The Money Question. The What Next Question.

An attendee wrote: “Is Chatter Matters being funded by Tas Gov to run this workshop? Will there be a continuation? Will there be one for school leaders, such as teachers, as the direction becomes cheaper? Do we have Department support for Speech Pathologists to work...
What About the Evidence?

What About the Evidence?

In late June, Chatter Matters convened a seminar, Colleagues @ The Heart of Literacy. Its focus was on cross-disciplinary, cross-sector sharing of collaborative practice for advancing oral language and literacy in school-aged students and young people. Two...
Project: Just Time

Project: Just Time

The Just Time project is unabashedly about love: fortifying, undergirding, strengthening-of-all-things love. And specifically, how the bonds of love and positive emotion, which form the basis of secure attachment between parent and child, gift that child’s life with...
Almost a jug. Definitely a drench.

Almost a jug. Definitely a drench.

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania, visiting a school to observe Educator-Speech Pathologist shared literacy sessions in November 2018.   Q: What’s the difference between “almost-a-jug” and “definitely-a-drench”? A: Four...