Talk to your baby

How should I talk to my baby? Research has shown that “baby talk” has a vital role to play in communicating with babies. It’s instinctively simple and keeps communication at a level that your baby can pick up. When talking with your baby, remember to exaggerate your tone of voice. Place an emphasis on  significant […] Read more

Chatta and Effective Professional Development*

  Chatta offers a teaching approach which links learning, language and memory along with the most effective parent partnerships. Central to that is chatta’s approach to professional development and school improvement. The chatta team offer the most effective professional development solution which is directly linked to pupil progress. The link could not be stronger, schools […] Read more

Talk for Boys at Wawne School

  Wawne Primary School in the East Riding of Yorkshire engage their foundation stage boys with the chatta Talk for Boys project. It was all about super powers at Wawne School when the chatta team visited to engage foundation stage boys in the Superheroes: Talk for boys projects. Georgina Lawson (Class Teacher) has utilised the interests […] Read more

Community Superheroes

On May 13th I was invited to share a keynote presentation at the Croydon Early Years Conference, organised by the Croydon Childminding Association.(CCMA) The sold-out event was attended by childminders and early years practitioners from Croydon, and neighbouring London Boroughs. The theme of the event was “Closing the Gap”. Author and president of PACEY ( […] Read more