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...
Space, Hope, Change.

Space, Hope, Change.

Space. Space. Space. Oh, how I love space. Physical space, absolutely, but more than that: emotional and mental space, that white space where my day is not jam-packed and my brain isn’t overflowing with a to-do list and other pressing needs. After years of struggling...
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...
Language Matters

Language Matters

In November 2018 I was fortunate enough to be part of a one day dialogue titled Communicating: The Heart of Literacy. It was an opportunity to explore with others the critical role that communication, language and literacy play in every aspect of our lives. Several...