• Get to know Samantha Matalone Cook

    Samantha believes in projects that build community, and is a staunch advocate for children and learner centered education.

  • Workshops, Consulting, Classes and more.

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  • My thoughts on Educational Policy and Reform, Home Education, Maker Culture and Education, and more.

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  • Upcoming events in the maker, homeschooling, and educational fields. Some created and some lead by Samantha Matalone Cook.

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  • Samantha Matalone Cook has over two decades of experience in education, program development, and the arts and is a dedicated mentor and lifelong learner.  Read more

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  • Freshman Un-Orientation

    September 1, 2017
    Freshman Un-Orientation

    An un-orientation letter to my dear “freshman”: You are now at the stage in which most teens enter high

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  • 5 Tips for Mentoring Kids in Making (and Everything Else)

    1. Model what you would like to see. The process for learning is not that different for adults as it is for kids.

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  • Events



    HSC Conference

    Join us for an entire weekend of skill building in the HSC makerspace, along with workshops on robotics, soldering, resources, and making history come alive through art and invention!



    "Be Inspired" Homeschool Conference

    Learning Through Making

    Join Samantha Cook in a demonstration and  discussion on how to integrate more STEAM education and Tinkering into your home education, how to create a makerspace at home, and simple ways to make any area of interest or study have a kinesthetic moment.


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